needed to achieve specified Levels of performance, or Stakeholder values. Or it is to
improve the Impact of designs in the direction of specified Performance-Targets.
Concept Number: *417
English Master: Optimize
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none
1. The value-to-cost ratio is being increased when optimization, in the design or project
Evolution Process, manages to identify designs, which reduce Resources needed to achieve
targeted System performance, or Stakeholder values.
3. Product design optimization would reduce the Resources needed to produce, operate and
decommission (i.e. Life-Cycle costs) the Product or System, at defined Levels of System-or-product
values and Product-Values.
This Concept entered by Soheir Ghallab.