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Active Verb; Measurable Noun

Active Verb; Measurable Noun

Jim Rains, CVS-Life, FSAVE
Jim Rains, CVS-Life, FSAVE
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Last updated: 23 Jan 2018

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The heart and soul of value engineering has always been the analysis of function. Lawrence D. Miles the “Father of Value Analysis” stated that, “all the customer wants is function”. In 2002 my SAVE paper titled; “What is the Function of a VM Practitioner” discussed in detail the basic function of the VE practitioner depicted below as “Encourage Change”. Many professionals feel that the main purpose or objective of function analysis is to identify the greatest opportunity for value improvement. I agree with this statement. But to me function analysis is the catalyst that promotes or causes a change in viewpoint. This interaction when asked the “Why” question, results in “Encourage Change”. Another way of saying this comes from Ted Fowler. Ted prepared a paper that unfortunately he was never able to deliver in full. The title of his paper is “Why Bother With Function Analysis?” Using the thoughts in Ted’s paper, I believe the Basic Function of the Function Analysis Phase is to “Change viewpoint”. That is the viewpoint of team members thoughts, perceptions and ideas of what the project is that they are working on. The purpose of this paper is to help VM practitioners and users to better understand proper verb/noun language that will change the viewpoint of people’s collective minds. When this is properly performed in a multidiscipline team environment, enhanced results are achieved in meeting team objectives or beyond. Random function identification is the first step of the Functional Analysis Phase and certainly is the most important.

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To help VM practitioners and users to better understand proper verb/noun language that will change the viewpoint of people’s collective minds.
When this is properly performed in a multidiscipline team environment, enhanced results are achieved in meeting team objectives or beyond. Random function identification is the first step of the Functional Analysis Phase and certainly is the most important.
Jim Rains, CVS-Life, FSAVE

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Jim Rains, CVS-Life, FSAVE
on behalf of SAVE International

Jim Rains, CVS-Life, FSAVE

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