Step-by-Step QFD: Customer-Driven Product Design, Second Edition
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We've been using Step-by-Step QFD in two companies with much success on the shop floor. It's a marvelous book that is sure to have a major impact on the future of American manufacturing.
This workbook includes a case study of QFD in action, 34 helpful workshops, and an analysis of the synergy between QFD, TRIZ, and Taguchi. And that means increased sales, greater profits, and a bigger share of the market.Step-by-Step QFD is a practical, hands-on guide to implementing QFD at any organization. Written by an expert in the field, it shoes how the intensive study of consumer needs can be used to help you dramatically outperform the competition. Wouldn't it be great if you could design a product with the customer in mind - right from the very start? Well, now there's a way: Quality Function Development, or QFD, translates the needs of the consumer directly into the design and development of new products and services. So whether you're a QFD trainer, project manager, design engineer, or ma
"An excellent start" according to Alberto Forero. The book is well structured and as the title its shows you step by step how to perform a QFD in your organization. However is very laborious to implement. It look a good challange to implement QFD in a organization. As the author suggewst your organization has to be willing to invest moey upfromt to reap the results of a good or excellent new product introduction.Alberto Forero. Badly written A Customer This book is not very well written. It jumps from one detailed description to another, without giving enough overview or bridging material. It seems like this book evolved from presentation slides, and the author failed to include enough of the bridging, higher-level exposition that keeps people oriented from slide to slide. This is a little disappointing, and it makes it more difficult to get value from this book.. Well written book about a valuable technique Linda Zarate I stumbled into QFD by accident: while browsing through sample drawings in Visio I spotted a "House of Quality Matrix" under Business Diagrams. The drawing looked fascinating, which led me to do a quick search on the Internet. The search yielded a large number of hits and interesting content. That, in turn, led me to this book because capturing and validating requirements is a difficult undertaking and I am always on the lookout for new techniques and tools.The book opened a whole new world to me. The opening chapter, "The Role of the Customer in Design", starts