DFMA Toolkit

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Does the part have to move relative to all other parts already assembled?

What method does your organization use to track overhead costs related to product development?

Do you briefly outline the different types of design activity that take place in your organization?

How long does it usually take you to obtain information about potential production times?

Do you design to make it easy to use for your customer?




...Find the answers to these, and more, questions with this DFMA Toolkit:

  • Provide better knowledge about knowledge.
  • Know where to focus your resources to lower costs.
  • Decide when sufficient countermeasures based on Severity have been identified.
  • Avoid bubbles and creases in your wallpaper.
  • Know what type of wallpaper is right for your project.
  • Prep your walls for wallpaper.
  • Add value to your next project.
  • Plan on using your suppliers.



HOW THIS TOOLKIT WORKS:

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical DFMA Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any DFMA 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 DFMA specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the DFMA 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 990 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which DFMA improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 990 standard requirements:

  1. Which facility layout is best suited for the intermittent type of production, which is a method of manufacturing several different products using the same production line?

  2. When doing a root cause analysis for any type of test the most important distinction is it a wear out failure or stress failure?

  3. Is there written procedure for the re inspection of parts prior to release back into the production process?

  4. Is there a process in place for monitoring delivery and service so that it continues to met customer needs?

  5. Does the failure modes addressed include failure modes induced by memory usage and addressing conflicts?

  6. Is it mandatory to consider all the process element in to control plan or only special characteristic?

  7. How do you introduce the FMEA methodology to your organization in an effective and efficient manner?

  8. Does the failure modes addressed include failure modes induced by interference from outside sources?

  9. What are the potential negative consequences of what you plan to do, no matter how rare or unlikely?

  10. How much did your organization benefit as a direct or indirect result of the design project outcome?


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 DFMA book in PDF containing 990 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your DFMA 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 DFMA Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which DFMA 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 DFMA 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 DFMA projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step DFMA Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 DFMA project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Risk Audit: Assessing risk with analytical procedures: do systemsthinking tools help auditors focus on diagnostic patterns?

  2. Project Charter: Pop quiz which are the same inputs as in the DFMA project charter?

  3. Stakeholder Management Plan: How are the overall DFMA project development processes to be undertaken to produce the DFMA project outputs?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: How are stakeholders chosen and what roles might they have on a DFMA project?

  5. Risk Management Plan: What is the likelihood that your organization would accept responsibility for the risk?

  6. Probability and Impact Matrix: What is the level of experience available with your organization?

  7. Cost Management Plan: Have the key functions and capabilities been defined and assigned to each release or iteration?

  8. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: What were things that you did very well and want to do the same again on the next DFMA project?

  9. Activity Duration Estimates: Which frame seemed to be the most important and why?

  10. Requirements Management Plan: Are actual resource expenditures versus planned still acceptable?

 
Step-by-step and complete DFMA Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 DFMA project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 DFMA project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 DFMA 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 DFMA 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 DFMA 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 DFMA project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any DFMA project with this in-depth DFMA Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose DFMA 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 DFMA 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 DFMA investments work better.

This DFMA 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.





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CONTENTS:


Checklists:


Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on PROCESS.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on FMEA.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on PART.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on RISK.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on SYSTEM.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on FAILURE.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on CAUSE.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on DESIGN.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on INFORMATION.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on ORGANIZATION.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on PRODUCT.pdf

Checklists:DFMA Checklist Report on MATERIAL.pdf



STEP 1 Get your bearings:


STEP 1 Get your bearings:DFMA_Quick_Exploratory_Self-Assessment_Guide.pdf

STEP 1 Get your bearings:DFMA Self-Assessment Pre-Filled EXAMPLE.xlsx





STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:


STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:DFMA Self-Assessment.xlsx

STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:DFMA.pdf

..and the Project Management resources in 'STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy' as described above.

 

 

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