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Applying the Lessons of “Lean Now” To Transform the US Aerospace Enterprise
A study guide for government lean transformation
LAI Healthcare Research
Agenda: • Research Motivation and LAI Alignment • LAI Healthcare Research Pipeline • Overview of Research Projects • Final Comments
Lean Aerospace Initiative Research Projects Phase III
Summary of Lean Enterprise Team Projects, Product Development Team Projects, Manufacturing Systems Team Projects, Supplier Networks Team Projects, Organizations and People Team Projects, Acquisition Team Projects
Challenges in the Better, Faster, Cheaper Era of Aeronautical Design, Engineering, and Manufacturing
“Better, Faster, Cheaper” (BFC) emerged in the 1990s as a new paradigm for aerospace products. In this paper, we examine some of the underlying reasons for BFC and offer some thoughts to help frame the thinking and ...
Summary of Research Conducted by the Manufacturing Systems Team
The Manufacturing Systems team was one of the research teams within the Lean Aerospace Initiative (LAI) whose goal was to document, analyze and communicate the design attributes and relationships that lead to significant ...
As Assessment of the Degree of Implementation of the Lean Aerospace Initiative Principles and Practices within the US Aerospace and Defense Industry
This report is a formal documentation of the results of an assessment of the degree to which Lean Principles and Practices have been implemented in the US Aerospace and Defense Industry. An Industry Association team ...
Improving the Software Upgrade Value Stream
This paper reports findings from a two-year study to identify Lean practices for deriving software requirements from aerospace system level requirements, with a goal towards improving the software upgrade value stream. ...