Lean Design interview with Mascitelli


Ron Mascitelli, president of Technology Perspectives and author of five books, his most-recent publication, Mastering Lean Product Development: A Practical, Event-Driven Process for Maximizing Speed, Profits, and Quality was my podcast guest this week. RonJacketPhoto.jpg

One of Ron’s earlier books, The Lean Design Guidebook: Everything Your Product Development Team Needs to Slash Manufacturing Cost (The Lean Guidebook Series) was my bible through the years of product development in my manufacturing career.

Ron demonstrates his expertise through his concise and clear thoughts on Lean Design or whether you would like to call it Lean 3P or Lean Product Development. I was particularly impressed with his willingness to share both successes, failures and where he believes is the next step for improving Lean Design.

A written excerpt from the podcast is available in a recent blog post, Eliminate your Stage Gates in favor of Events.

Ron is a Project Management Professional, who has served as senior scientist and director of R&D for Hughes Aircraft Company and the Santa Barbara Research Center. Since founding Technology Perspectives in 1994, Ron has worked with over 100 leading companies worldwide to implement his highly practical approach to lean product development. Before his most recent publication, you might remember Ron from his popular book, The Lean Product Development Guidebook.

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