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How can quality system breakdown structures be produced?

Answered by Robert Halligan

Quality system breakdown structures are created by quality design. Quality design occurs as a result of:

  • having a good definition and understanding of the problem
  • applying deep knowledge of relevant technologies
  • applying a degree of creativity commensurate with the novelty, complexity and importance of the problem/solution, to conceive how the technology knowledge can be best applied to create a quality solution
  • using a “divide and conquer” strategy to balance risk due to complexity against definite engineering overhead, trading system breakdown structure depth against system breakdown structure bredth, to achieve an optimum
  • employing sound design principles without qualification,  and sound design processes selectively, commensurate with the novelty, complexity and importance of the problem/solution.

How to achieve the above fills books, including some not yet written!

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