The Rise of Lean Production
An excerpt from "The Machine That Changed The World" (1990)
Another snippet from a classic source - "The Machine That Changed The World" [Womack et al, 1990].
The book was based upon a five-year study undertaken at MIT, began in 1985 as the International Motor Vehicle Program (IMVP), an initiative to research and understand the comparative strengths and weaknesses of . . .
Rechtin on Ultraquality - The Challenge
Excellence Beyond Measure and the need for Ultraquality Systems
Continuing the complex systems architecture theme and discussion of ultra-quality systems, the excerpt below is taken from Eberhardt Rechtin, Systems Architecting, Creating and Building Complex Systems, 1991, Chap 8.
Several issues spring to mind today, particularly how the need for some ultra-quality systems continues to be driven . . .
Typography in Ten Minutes
Tips for Typography
Check out some basic rules of typography - Typography in ten minutes, or see [S