Dreamliner Production Gets Closer Monitoring
Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner is back, and how it got back on track is quite interesting as they connected dispersed teams.
Read the sample of the article here:
“Suppliers as far afield as Australia, Italy, Japan and Russia can call in through translators and show Boeing engineers in the center close-up images of their components using high-definition handheld video cameras.
Robert Noble, Boeing’s vice president of supplier management who runs the 24-hour center, says immediate, multimedia communications have eliminated the problem of often unclear email exchanges between distant engineers who work on opposite ends of the clock. “That takes days out of problem resolution,” he says.”