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Archive for May, 2015
We continue the exploration of the Poka Yoke post. In the last post we discovered in building the product (late iteration) we have found that building the product has some undue complexity. Upon further exploration we find that the design engineers suggested spending some time to Poka Yoke these devices. The project hierarchy decided to […]
I would like thank the Chapter Meeting of PMI Southwest Virginia for allowing me to present, the event was fun, the interaction and engagement (and the meal) were well worth the 5 hour drive. I have been thinking on the interactions from the presentation and I feel compelled to writing something that I think will […]
There is nothing like a real life story for demonstration. This is a true story on product design, and a technique called Poka Yoke. In this case, the product is a complicated set of vehicle systems. There are a number of pressure sensing elements, all the same type of sensor and distributed in a relatively […]
I have witnessed a recurring theme in projects that causes me to recall a scene from the 1970 movie Patton, with George C Scott. As this scene is depicted in the movie, Patton becomes enraged upon discovering that a column of American troops, tanks, and vehicles has been held up and exposed to enemy fire […]
The deviation does not originate from the supplier. The change to requirements is permanent.