Chapter 3. Strategies for Reliability Development

A common experience is that the reliability development process is an afterthought, done in an ad hoc manner as a flurry of problem solving near the end of the project. Achieving a better outcome to the process requires the recognition that reliability development is a subproject within the context of the larger product development project. Developing reliable products requires the selection of effective strategies and the development of improved capabilities. Without this investment, the results may be highly variable. In this chapter we consider strategies that can add value as part of your process. A capability assessment tool is illustrated that is easily adapted to the nature of your business. ...

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