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STAR Target Deployment and Concept selection ©  encourages the development team to focus on determining targets for measurable Product Characteristics. These Characteristic Targets open doors to more effective use of Virtual Prototyping and better Concept Selection decisions. Process management software supports the STAR target deployment and concept selection activities by providing process templates with step by step « how to » guidance and links to the tools required. Examples can be consulted on-line. Custom application software can be built from our library of basic IT functions designed to facilitate the rapid development of support applications.

Functions which can be provided :

  • System, Sub-System and Component Level Target Deployment :

    • Evaluation of Design Concept Proposals & Design Concept Selection

      • Compares the Desired Targets from a higher level with the feasible targets from a lower level, manages the data generated by feasibility engineering

    • Target Balancing and Agreement

      • Manages the Target Deployment Process across all the Product Systems and Performance Groups

  • Data Management and Navigation for the Target Deployment Process :

    • Performance Tree Creation and Management

    • Traceability between the Subjective and the Measurable Performances

    • Mapping of Measurable Performances to the Product Structure

    • Navigation between the Performance Targets and the related Physical Parts

    • Vehicle Benchmarking Data Management

    • Links to external documentation

    • Change History Management of the Target Setting process

    • Secure system access, Standard and ad hoc reports

Customisation and Integration 

The software is customisable to reproduce any existing Target Structure in the format you are used to. We can also link to existing sources of Target Data. 

See star key 3


 STAR Solutions

Team Integrator

Product Planning &
Target Setting

Target Deployment
& Concept Selection

Product & Process
Performance Validation

Risk Management



Advanced product development tools


Change management

Data exchange




last update 18 oct 2001

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