A concept of A computer term which describes work done outside ... 1) A process through which a company strives to en... methods conducted at the Something that has been or is being produced. and A series of time-based activities linked to comple... design states in the product development cycle. This concept, expressed by Genichi Taguchi, encompasses three phases of product design, parameter design, and tolerance design. The goal is to reduce Conformance to requirements or fitness for use. Qu... loss by reducing the variability of a product’s characteristics during the parameter phase of product development.