He has been involved in the reform of product development organizations for many years, and is a contractor for product development innovation, transforming organizations into ones that produce new products and new businesses one after another by fostering thinking engineers.
Why is it that we have tried implementing Lean development methods and other techniques, but they don’t actually improve our problems? In recommending Lean product development methodologies to our clients, we often hear, “We actually tried it, but it
The right way to reform a product development organization is to create your own development system, not just bring in examples from Toyota and other companies! While we recommend and encourage the implementation of Toyota’s Lean product development methodology,
Successful reforms in Toyota-style lean product development integrate knowledge management into the development process!! Organizational reform in Lean product development will not succeed simply by creating processes and rules such as the Chief Engineer System, set-based development, and A3
Thoughts from the Head of the Development Division Too busy with existing businesses to avoid using resources for new businesses Weak ability to come up with ideas for new businesses Lack of know-how to launch new businesses We have
Why do we need a product development process?! What is a product development process anyway? Or why do we need a product development process? If it is necessary, how should it be created? Or how should we optimize it?
Why aren’t Toyota’s chief engineers born outside of Toyota!? It is said that the strength of Toyota’s organization comes from its chief engineer system (chief engineer system). Many companies try to copy this system, but even if they can
Digging deeper into UDEs in the TOC (Theory of Constraints) thought process reveals the essence of the problem When using TOC (Theory of Constraints) to solve problems, we first identify UDEs (Undesirable Effects) to accurately grasp the current situation,
What should manufacturing companies do to survive and increase profitability in times of rapid change? The Japanese product industry, which has dominated the world with its cheap, high-quality manufacturing, is now unable to differentiate itself with its production technology
This presentation will discuss the “Technology Strategy Document” out of the gate, and how to put it together for what purpose as a product development department! At various manufacturing companies, I’ve heard the question, “Do you have a cohesive