Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Design for manufacturability Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Design for manufacturability related project.
Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.
The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Design for manufacturability specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Design for manufacturability Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.
Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…
- Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation
Then find your goals…
STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track
Featuring 927 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Design for manufacturability improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 927 standard requirements:
- Impact on the environment. Completely sustainable practices do not deplete or degrade the environment. Does the design consider recycling, and using sustainable materials and manufacturing methods?
- Do you take a step back and take a bigger picture perspective that doesnt just look at the cost of the assembly or piece parts, but instead answers, what is the impact on the system?
- Why do you suppose so many firms (about a third of the survey respondents) still dont track overhead costs related to product development, and what advice do you have for them?
- Must the part be separate from all other parts already assembled because otherwise necessary assembly or disassembly of the separate parts would be impossible?
- How can you use the visualization power offered by computer graphics and by computer-controlled rapid prototyping for the design of geometrical sculptures?
- Have the critical manufacturing processes that affect the key characteristics been identified and their capability to meet design tolerances determined?
- How are advanced techniques such as Six Sigma, Design of Experiments, Design to Cost, Design for Manufacturability integrated into your operations?
- In the case of an ATD or ACTD, what MRL would be sufficient for you or an OEM using your technology to commit to it in a product baseline design?
- Which concepts derive the greatest product improvements as a result of simplification of the product by reducing the number of separate parts?
- Have required investments for technology development, to mature design and manufacturing related technologies, been identified and funded?
Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:
- The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Design for manufacturability book in PDF containing 927 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Design for manufacturability self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:
- The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Design for manufacturability Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Design for manufacturability areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Design for manufacturability Self-Assessment
- Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:
STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy
The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Design for manufacturability projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Design for manufacturability Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Design for manufacturability project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Is the current scope of the Design for manufacturability project substantially different than that originally defined?
- Activity Duration Estimates: How have experts such as Deming, Juran, Crosby, and Taguchi affected the quality movement and todays use of Six Sigma?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Does all Design for manufacturability project documentation reside in a common repository for easy access?
- Cost Management Plan: Has the scope management document been updated and distributed to help prevent scope creep?
- Activity Duration Estimates: What are some of the ways to create and distribute Design for manufacturability project performance information?
- Risk Management Plan: Financial risk -can the organization afford to undertake the Design for manufacturability project?
- Team Operating Agreement: What resources can be provided for the team in terms of equipment, space, time for training, protected time and space for meetings, and travel allowances?
- Risk Register: Does the evidence highlight any areas to advance opportunities or foster good relations. If yes what steps will be taken?
- Project Scope Statement: Has the Design for manufacturability project Scope Statement been reviewed as part of the baseline process?
- Procurement Audit: Is the organization aware and informed about international procurement standards and good practice?
Step-by-step and complete Design for manufacturability Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Design for manufacturability project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Design for manufacturability project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Design for manufacturability project Scope Statement
- 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
- 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
- 2.9 WBS Dictionary
- 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
- 2.11 Activity List
- 2.12 Activity Attributes
- 2.13 Milestone List
- 2.14 Network Diagram
- 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
- 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
- 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
- 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
- 2.19 Design for manufacturability project Schedule
- 2.20 Cost Management Plan
- 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
- 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
- 2.23 Cost Baseline
- 2.24 Quality Management Plan
- 2.25 Quality Metrics
- 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
- 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
- 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
- 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
- 2.30 Communications Management Plan
- 2.31 Risk Management Plan
- 2.32 Risk Register
- 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
- 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
- 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
- 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
- 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
- 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
- 2.39 Change Management Plan
3.0 Executing Process Group:
- 3.1 Team Member Status Report
- 3.2 Change Request
- 3.3 Change Log
- 3.4 Decision Log
- 3.5 Quality Audit
- 3.6 Team Directory
- 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
- 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
- 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
- 3.10 Issue Log
4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:
- 4.1 Design for manufacturability project Performance Report
- 4.2 Variance Analysis
- 4.3 Earned Value Status
- 4.4 Risk Audit
- 4.5 Contractor Status Report
- 4.6 Formal Acceptance
5.0 Closing Process Group:
- 5.1 Procurement Audit
- 5.2 Contract Close-Out
- 5.3 Design for manufacturability project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Design for manufacturability project with this in-depth Design for manufacturability Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Design for manufacturability projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
- Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in Design for manufacturability and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, ‘What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?’
This Toolkit empowers people to do just that – whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc… – they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Design for manufacturability investments work better.
This Design for manufacturability All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:
Includes lifetime updates
Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.