Oct. 5, 2022

"Duct Tape and Bubble Gum" with Chris Tsai

On this episode I was joined by Chris Tsai from Boothroyd Dewhurst, Inc. Chris and I discuss:

  • Value Engineering at Eastman Kodak in the 1990's
  • Inventing and Deploying Concurrent Engineering
  • Defining Design Robustness 
  • QFD and Design Control in Non-Regulated Industries
  • Verb/Noun Pairs and Product Development
  • Design for Manufacturability and Assembly

Chris Tsai is the Director of Implementation at Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc. Chris is a Lean Six Sigma and Value Analysis/Value Engineering professional with a thirst for harvesting productivity and quality improvements and a passion for professional growth. He's worked in a diverse set of new product development (NPD) and manufacturing operations management experience. He's been recognized for his decisive, consistent leadership style, strong team building skills, focus on personnel & organization development, and the persistent and effective application of productivity and quality improvement tools.