Monthly Archives - February 2010

Multitasking? Think Again.

As a recent episode of PBS Frontline (the best show on TV, IMHO) entitled Digital Nation points out – once again  – the myth of multitasking is trumped by [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 25, 2010

What’s in The Cloud… For Me? (Part 3 of 3)

Part Three of a Three Part Series So, in our prior posts we talked a bit about The Cloud, and a few of the obvious advantages and (sometimes not [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 23, 2010

What’s in The Cloud… For Me? (Part 2 of 3)

Part Two of a Three Part Series In my previous post, we looked at The Cloud – what it is, simply stated (computing over the Internet) — and some [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 19, 2010

What’s in The Cloud… For Me? (Part 1 of 3)

Part One of a Three Part Series If you’re trying to keep up on computing trends, you’ve likely been hearing a lot lately about The Cloud.  Herewith, a few [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 17, 2010

Customers Don’t Buy What You Sell

In a recent article in the February issue of CRM Magazine by the above title, author Lior Arussy makes a great point via a story, that I’ll briefly [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 15, 2010

The Scoop on Windows 7

A few tips and observations we’ve come across regarding the new Windows 7, for your consumption… What Others Are Up To… A report from ChangeWave found that 20% of corporate [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 12, 2010

Using Lean To Prepare for Economic Recovery

Good article in the latest (Jan/Feb) APICS magazine.  (You can’t read the article at that link unless you’re an APICS member – which, if you make your living in [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 10, 2010

On Manufacturing – Drum-Buffer-Rope: Final Thoughts – Part 7 in a Series of 7

In the first of this seven part series of thoughts on manufacturing constraints and scheduling, I started with a reference to Eli Goldratt’s The Goal.  Along the way, [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 8, 2010

On Manufacturing – Drum-Buffer-Rope: Scheduling & Buffers – Part 6 in a Series of 7

To properly manage an acceptable production flow, relative to the demands of your customer (and in pursuit of on-time, on-budget), a set of rules derived from our previous post’s [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 4, 2010

On Manufacturing – Drum-Buffer-Rope: The Rope – Part 5 in a Series of 7

We looked earlier at identifying constraints, noting that it is fairly intuitive to observe that the constraint by definition is the weak link in the system.  How do [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 2, 2010