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The Art of Service Standard Requirements Self Assessments

DFMA: Standard Requirements

$249.00 $99.00
(You save $150.00)

DFMA: Standard Requirements

$99.00 $249.00

(You save $150.00)
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DFMA Standard Requirements

Crucial Requirements:

  1. 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?

  2. 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?

  3. Must the part be separate from all other parts already assembled because otherwise necessary assembly or disassembly of the separate parts would be impossible?

  4. When did your company first begin identifying a need to reduce unnecessary product development costs, and what steps did it take?

  5. If the materials hardenability properties must be taken into consideration, are the most appropriate joint geometry utilised?

  6. Are the possibilities to use different processing methods for the same construction or multi-processing methods considered?

  7. Which categories contribute to product development costs that could be avoided by analyzing product designs with DFMA?

  8. For which categories has your company measured savings in overhead costs related to DFA part count reduction?

  9. Design for Manufacturing - how does it fit with Design for Function, Design for Assembly and Design for Cost?

  10. Is the CAD-geometry of the workpiece saved in the DXF-format (or any other suitable) for CAD/CAM-integration?

Why Own The DFMA Self-Assessment?

The DFMA Self-Assessment will make you a DFMA domain expert by:

  • Reducing the effort in the DFMA work to be done to get problems solved

  • Ensuring that plans of action include every DFMA task and that every DFMA outcome is in place

  • Saving time investigating strategic and tactical options and ensuring DFMA opportunity costs are low

  • Delivering tailored DFMA advise instantly with structured going-forward plans

All the tools you need to an in-depth DFMA Self-Assessment. Featuring 850 new and updated case-based criteria, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which DFMA improvements can be made.


What Is In The DFMA Self-Assessment?

The DFMA Complete Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard

  • Ensures you don't miss anything: 850 criteria in 7 RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain) steps with easy and quick navigating and answering for 1 or up to 10 participants

  • 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

The DFMA Complete Self Assessment eBook version of the book in print

  • Provides a convenient way to distribute and share among the participants to prepare and discuss the Self-Assessment

In using the Self-Assessment 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 process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines


Assess And Define DFMA With This DFMA Self Assessment. Sample Questions From The Complete, 850 Criteria, Self-Assessment:

  • Recognize Criterion: What vendors make products that address the DFMA needs?
  • Define Criterion: How many hands are required?
  • Measure Criterion: How is DFMA is being used as a tool for reducing overhead costs in product development?
  • Analyze Criterion: How do you use DFMA data and information to support organizational decision making and innovation?
  • Improve Criterion: How do we measure improved DFMA service perception, and satisfaction?
  • Control Criterion: Who sets the DFMA standards?
  • Sustain Criterion: What new services of functionality will be implemented next with DFMA ?


Cost/Benefit Analysis; DFMA Self-Assessment Justification And Approval Tools:

Purchasing a The Art of Service Self Assessment will spur new ideas, fast track project strategy and advance your professional skills. We’ve developed a set of criteria that will aid in gaining approval and give you the ability to validate and review your Self-Assessment investment:

  • Excluding hired consultants and advisors from top management consulting firms, internal DFMA Self-Assessment work is typically undertaken by senior level positions with titles such as Enterprise Architect, Business Process Architects, Business Process Re-engineering Specialists and Business Architects.

    Statistics according to Glassdoor and Indeed tell these positions receive an average basic pay of $125,000. Daily rates of basic pay are computed by dividing an employee's annual pay by 260 days. The daily salary is then derived by dividing the annual salary of $125,000 by 260 days = a daily rate of $480.

  • Top management consulting firms start at $2,000 a day, with rates typically charged up to 40 hours per week.

For a fraction of this the Self-Assessment will make you a DFMA domain authority.


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?'

For more than twenty years, The Art of Service's Self-Assessments empower people who can do just that - whether their title is marketer, entrepreneur, manager, salesperson, consultant, business process manager, executive assistant, IT Manager, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are people who watch the process as it happens, and ask the right questions to make the process work better.


Get The DFMA Self Assessment That Will Make You A DFMA Domain Expert Now.




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