Search for dissertations about: "platform thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words platform thinking.

  1. 1. Technology Platforms: Organizing and Assessing Technological Knowledge to Support its Reuse in New Applications

    Author : Daniel Corin Stig; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; technology management; knowledge reuse; technology platforms; platform thinking; core capabilities; technology development; technology reuse; technology transfer; knowledge management; knowledge repositories;

    Abstract : Companies that develop a wide range of products often strive to exploit opportunities for synergy among them. Many products that cannot share components can still offer opportunities for synergy as they build upon the same technologies and know-how for their development and production. READ MORE

  2. 2. A platform for Packaging Logistics Development: a systems approach

    Author : Mazen Saghir; Förpackningslogistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Survey.; Case studies; Systems approach; Logistics-Marketing Trade-offs; Retail Supply Chain; Packaging Logistics Strategy; Packaging Logistics Operations; Packaging; Packaging Logistics; Production technology; Produktionsteknik;

    Abstract : Packaging Logistics is a concept that recognises the need for coordination of the packaging system and its manifold functions throughout a package’s life cycle. Packaging Logistics is an area in need for substantial theoretical building. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analytical tools and information-sharing methods supporting road safety organizations

    Author : Imad Abugessaisa; Erland Jungert; Kenneth Asp; Åke Sivertun; Josef Mikulik; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Visual data mining; STRADA; GLOBESAFE; Conceptual model; System thinking; Internet GIS; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : A prerequisite for improving road safety are reliable and consistent sources of information about traffic and accidents, which will help assess the prevailing situation and give a good indication of their severity. In many countries there is under-reporting of road accidents, deaths and injuries, no collection of data at all, or low quality of information. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a Holistic Development Approach for Adaptable Manufacturing Paradigms : A Case Study of Evolvable Production Systems

    Author : Afifa Rahatulain; Mauro Onori; DeJiu Chen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Evolvable Production Systems; Model-based Development; System Thinking; Viewpoints; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : Increasing global competition, market uncertainties and high product variance are a few of the factors posing challenges to the existing manufacturing industry. Having a quick response to market fluctuations and adapting to changing customer demands while maintaining shorter lead times and low costs are a few of the major challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving the Sustainability Performance of Building Materials: An Approach from Life Cycle Thinking

    Author : Jun Kono; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainable product development; LCA; Social Life Cycle Assessment; sustainable building; Life cycle assessment;

    Abstract : The construction industry is expected to play a vital role in meeting the global societal challenge of ensuring sustainable development. Due to the increasing importance of the embodied impact of materials, this thesis investigates how the sustainability performance of building materials can be improved. READ MORE