by Dr. David M. Anderson, P.E.,
New revised article on How
to avoid most shortages now
AND design new products for unlimited Scalability
see revised article at: http://design4manufacturability.com/scalability.htm
Two major new articles on scalability at:
Scalability for Major Programs and
Scalable Innovation as Fast as Needed
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New web page:
How to Design Half-Cost Products The
e shows nine categories of cost reduction ranging from 1/2 cost to 1/10 of the previous costs
. Each cost category has one to two hyper-links that present the principles.
New article: Strategies for recessions and getting back to work
New Article on The Case against Orrshoring:
Companion article on this site on hidden offshorIng costs
White Paper on "Concurrent Engineering of Challenging Products" at http://www.design4manufacturability.com/concurrent-engineering.htm
New article on "Results" at: http://www.design4manufacturability.com/results.htm
See published article le on how to implement Mass Customization in the April 2011 issue of Mechanical Engineering, published by ASME
ARTICLES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
"How to Build-to-Order Product Families"
Counterproductive Policies that need to be corrected to design Half-Cost Products
Designing for Build-to-Order article
Build-to-Order Future link to The Next Twenty Years site
Business Model for BTO&MC article
How Not to Lower Cost article
with new warnings about product development "processes that donít even have a Product Design phase and skip from "concept testing" to "prototype testing.."
Design for Growth
Design for Manufacturability link to DFM s
"How to Design Product Families"
Half Cost Solar Concentrated solar power is 2X too expensive because didn't do this!
Mass Customization article
Design for Mass Customization article
Mass Production article
Mergers & Acquisitions article; legacy article
Lean Production article
Designing for Lean Production article
Off-Shore Manufacture article
Cost of Quality article
How to Design for Quality article
Product Line Rationalization article
Raising Profits Now
Solar Power at Half the Cost Concentrated solar power is 2X too expensive because didn't do this!
Supply Chain Cost Reduction article
Total Cost article
Cost and Time with Vendor/Partnerships
The very first step may be to start with a few
hours of thought-leader
to help formulate strategies and implementation planning.
"The Build-to-Order Future," article by Dr. Anderson on the futurist web-site: The Next Twenty Years at http://www.tnty.com
For more information call or e-mail:
Dr. David M. Anderson, P.E., fASME, CMC
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