A Lean Set-Based Design Approach for Development of Customizable Products in Collaborative Networks [chapter]

João Bastos, Américo Azevedo, Paulo Ávila
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In nowadays competing market, companies are constantly challenged to reduce the lead time for new products design process by diminishing the time response that goes from the arise of the market opportunity to the satisfaction of the customer need. Simultaneously, companies and networked organizations face a growing number of product configurations, lower product volumes, a continuously growing appetence for personalized products, pressing the decision makers into adopting more efficient product
more » ... development processes. The present paper addresses the main collaborative product development issues by proposing a responsive and efficient use of knowledge on networked environments through a lean-based framework for collaborative networks. In particular, this work describes the main lean concepts and tools that are enhancers of an efficient and distributed customizable product development process in networked environment.
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-45390-3_36 fatcat:t3zzk7vplvcplgst3ih3asokue