This work, Systems Product Line Engineering, brings together a summary of the state-of-the-art with lessons learnt from industrial experience in implementing Product Lines of various kinds, in terms of marketplace, number of applications, degree of variability, etc. It is resolutely practical, and is intended to complement existing Systems Engineering manuals; indeed, it adopts the same process structures.
• Definitions and examples: Product Line, Product Lines organizations, Product Line Engineering,
• Processes, from needs analysis through to disposal,
• Systems Engineering methods, particularly Model-Based Product Line Systems Engineering,
• Organization: development in silos, development in platforms,
• Implementation strategies and management processes.
This work is intended for practitioners: engineers, project managers, instructors, researchers, students and developments of systems that fit into this approach.
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The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu Goldratt and Jeff Cox describes a process by which an unprofitable manufacturing operation can be made profitable. It conveys proven factory turnaround principles through a fictional story…
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