OSIRIS: A TOOL TO SUPPORT REUSE OF COST SAVING IDEAS
Design to Cost implementation appeals to designer’s creativity to propose modifications that let expect to reach targets. In Aeronautics, support of cost saving ideas proposal through the memorizing and reuse of past ideas is identified as an underlying need linked to Design to Cost implementation. We define a tool that supports the process of cost saving ideas proposal: OSIRIS (Optimiser for Saving Idea Reuse & Information Sharing). OSIRIS is based on a conceptual model that enables the description of saving ideas with a model of the problem and a model of the solution. This model is implemented with semantic web technologies. It enables ontology based search and allows users to enrich information through inference rules definition.