Design for Manufacturing Is Critical for Digital Transformation
Design for manufacturing introduces manufacturing cost, capability, capacity, and quality considerations into the early stages of product design. This IDC Technology Spotlight examines the role of design for manufacturing as a critical enabler of new product development and introduction.
At a glance:
- Design for manufacturing (DFM) is the key to developing products that successfully balance cost, quality, and time.
- Agile product development requires ongoing collaboration with manufacturing teams and vendors.
- DFM allows production analytics to be treated as a design constraint to drive commercial success.
- DFM is a critical enabler of new product development and introduction.