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The Lean Product Development Guidebook describes over two dozen powerful and practical methods for slashing development waste and improving resource utilization, spanning the full spectrum from inception to successful product launch. An integrated methodology for slashing time to market is presented, based on best in class practices gathered from Toyota Motor Company and many other leading firms. This book includes over 150 figures and diagrams, and is rich with real-world examples and step-by-step instructions. A comprehensive and immediately deployable approach to maximizing speed and profitability. Content: Front Matter • Table of Contents • Introduction: About This Guidebook •Part I. The Benefits of Lean Product Development 1.1 How Time Impacts New Product Success 1.2 Learning to See New Product Development Waste 1.3 A Working Definition of Value •Part II. Selecting and Prioritizing Development Projects 2.1 What Defines a Great Product? 2.2 Too Many Projects, Too Few Resources 2.3 A Simple Way to Manage Technical Risk 2.4 Project Sensitivity Analysis •Part III. Building a Lean Product Development Process 3.1 What's Your "Organization Number"? 3.2 From Silos to Gates to Continuous Flow 3.3 Managing Quality, Risk, and Change 3.4 Manufacturability: The "How's it Built?" Review 3.5 Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning •Part IV. Establishing Product Design Requirements 4.1 Customer Perception and Product Value 4.2 Must/Should/Could Prioritization 4.3 An Overview of Set-Based Design •Part V. Rapid Project Execution 5.1 Exception-Driven Status Reporting 5.2 Stand-up Meetings and Visual Project Boards 5.3 Time-Slicing and "Project Time" 5.4 Lean Scheduling and Value Milestones 5.5 E-mail Rules, Lean Meetings, and other Time-Savers 5.6 Conquering Batches, Queues, and Resource Bottlenecks •Part VI. Focus on Improvement 6.1 Value-Stream Mapping and Kaizen Events 6.2 The Lean Self-Assessment Tool 6.3 A Proven Strategy for Deployment • References • Glossary • Bibliography Index • Biography
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Max Citelli was an Argentine film actor, active during the Golden Age of Argentine cinema between 1936 and 1959.
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