January 2022
Value Voices webinar series - January 25, 2022

From organizational restructuring to product optimization, Function Analysis does it all!

Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Time: 1600 (PST), 1700 (MST), 1900 (EST), 2000 (AST)

Function Analysis is a powerful tool with many uses. It is the perfect approach to identify needs and expectations and prioritize them. We don’t call it “Needs analysis” for nothing. It allows a team to identify what they want to do so a design team can identify the best solution at the best cost, creating value to stakeholders: client (user and buyer), production or construction or programming, or even sales and marketing.

This presentation will demonstrate with examples the use of function analysis in various contexts: technical such as water usage optimization, administrative such as organizational development, software such as simulators, business such as portfolio management and others. All those examples have in common is that a good needs analysis, was completed prior to developing a solution and was used to create value.

Lucie Parrot, P.eng. M.eng, CVS-life, FSAVE

Lucie Parrot is an industrial engineer and has owned Martin Parrot for the last 24 years. She has significant expertise in the Value Management where she is involved in facilitation of value studies; she has facilitated more than 300 workshops across Canada and internationally. She is a Certified Value Specialist and a Fellow of SAVE international. She also teaches value engineering at McGill University in Montreal and at Université de la Valeur in Geneva.  Her clients are in different fields such as mining, manufacturing, rail, water and wastewater treatment, bridges, highways, city infrastructures, but also in software as well as process development and optimization studies or organizational development.