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FAST Creativity & Innovation by Charles Bytheway

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SPARKED BY FUNCTION

In 1960 I experienced a new way of thinking. I learned about this new way of thinking when I was assigned to conduct the first value engineering seminar within the Sperry Rand Corporation. Shortly after receiving this assignment, I enrolled in the first value engineering class ever taught at a university, at the University of California at Los Angeles. This was a workshop class designed to teach a technique developed by Lawrence D. Miles, a General Electric purchasing manager. The technique was called value analysis and it is applied to any type of product or service.

VALUE ANALYSIS

Value analysis is a technique that focuses ...

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