Process: Manufacturing stage to Garden Manager R&D Report starting 2014-11-03 ending 2014-11-10

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R&D report @Manufacturing stage 1.00 Idea due Nov. 10, 2014


Planned Work: (Requirements are ordered by due date)

Unplanned Work:

Work event: Work - Meeting 2.00 Time - Hours Dec. 4, 2014 Done by Tibi

Met with my friend Sandrine to discuss possibilities to manufacture the smart pot if our crowdfunding campaign is successful.
She is willing to help.

Process context:

Pattern: Change
Order: Work order 139 for Garden Manager R&D Report due: 2014-11-02

Previous processes:

Prototyping stage to Garden Manager R&D Report starting 2014-10-26 ending 2014-11-02

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Process notes:

This is the last stage of an R&D process. The output is a product, which is a functional thing. This process is about modifying the last and best working prototype, itself based on the best design, in order to fit manufacturing processes, and product design requirements, informed by a marketing research. The output is a production recipe.

This process is also known as Production Ramp-up: The product is made by using the intended production system. The purpose of the ramp-up is to train the workforce and to workout any remaining problems in the production processes. Products produced during production ramp-up are sometimes supplied to preferred customers and are carefully evaluated to identify any remaining flaws. The transition from production ramp-up to ongoing production is usually gradual. At some point in this transition, the product is launched and becomes available for widespread distribution. A postlaunch project review may occur shortly after the launch. This review includes an assessment of the project from both commercial and technical perspectives and intended to identify ways to improve the development process for future projects.

INPUT: prototype description
OUTPUT: manufacturing recipe

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