Minimum Viable Reliability
Join Carl and Fred as they discuss what is the minimum acceptable reliability for a product.
- Minimum viable reliability is defined by customers using the product
- When a customer experiences a failure, their reliability is very low
- Reliability can be viewed from the viewpoint of the customer
- What is the definition of failure?
- What is the biggest expense of reliability failure?
- Setting good reliability requirements answers the question of acceptable reliability
- Re-frame the question: What are the reliability requirements that meet the objectives of the company? Are they agreed to by management?
- Products should not be “just reliable enough”?
- How to answer management question about are we reliable enough to proceed?
- Data driven answer to “how reliable are we”?
- Taking a stand when safety is a problem
- Importance of having a good reliability plan? This can help answer if you are OK to proceed.
- Being good at anticipating what your customers will define as failures
- Include assumptions and limitations when answering questions about predicted reliability
Enjoy an episode of Speaking of Reliability. Where you can join friends as they discuss reliability topics. Join us as we discuss topics ranging from design for reliability techniques to field data analysis approaches.