What is the Right Number of Variants for a Modular System?

How can Over-Specification of your Modular Products Reduce Complexity Cost?  Your different customers have different needs for the performance of a product, driven by their applications and...
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All You Need to Know About Modularization

Since the Industrial Revolution, individuals have come to expect increasingly customized products. The speed of innovation is increasing, driven by digitalization and the fight for sustainability,...
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Getting the Most out of Your Platforms Using a Maturity Model

Organizations looking to gain the advantage of economy of scale, while also augmenting the value for their customers, are increasingly turning to configurable platforms and products through...
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How to Improve Productivity in the Construction Industry?

Construction has a hard time to match the productivity of other industries Although there have been multiple phases of industrialization, these changes have had varying degrees of success. And...
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High-Level Modular Systems with Multiple Shared Subsystems

This is my second post in a series of blogs around modular systems and configurable product platforms. In the first post, What makes a Good Modular system? I looked at how good modular systems...
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What is a Good Modular System?

A good modular system balances the scope of the system and its lifespan with the effort to create it. In this post, I will suggest a schematic metric that explains the value over time of such a...
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