NPD&E Virtual Series: Rapid Development & Learning Cycles
NPD & Engineering: Rapid Development & Learning Cycles
Damon Jurkiewicz, Nicole Hollopeter, Dana Debelak and Ken Bonenberger
Steris designs high-performance mechanisms for the healthcare/surgical industry. Early adopters of set-based design concurrent engineering practices, the Steris design team adapted set-based design principles to allow for rapid prototyping in order to employ “fail fast, fail early” thinking as a way to reduce learning cycles. Damon, Dana, and Nicole will show their methods and engage participants in a user study, thus modeling their thinking and practices. Their methods for engaging engineers to develop alternative and creative design solutions to customer problems will strike a chord with product engineering managers in a variety of industries who are attempting to pilot the ‘best versions’ of this thinking/practice in their design operations.
Given the CDC’s 8 week “no meeting over 10” mandate, NPDE’s 8 engineering manager speakers will deliver their presentations virtually over 8 weeks, beginning on Friday, April 3rd.