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Reflections on Lean Philosophy and the Theory of Constraints
The theory of constraints (TOC) is similar to, yet different from, the lean philosophy. TOC focuses on optimizing production through critical bottlenecks in

kanban system theory  buffers, and replenishment or kanban buffers. Users can thereby execute operations on the bottleneck according to the planned start time. In addition, the priority on each operation and remaining buffer levels can be visualized—the earliest start time of the buffer indicates how realistic the plan is, while the remaining buffer controls execution priority depending on when it is planned on the bottleneck. As with kanbans , the rule of thumb is to start with a large buffer size and keep reducing it Read More...
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The Next R(E)volution of Lean
By seeing a business as a

kanban system theory  that have implemented effective kanban systems sometimes become complacent and do not address the root causes that created the various needs to maintain inventory, such as long changeover times, imbalanced processes, long distances between work centers, quality problems, and lack of operator cross-training. Kaizens Also, known as kaizen blitz. This may be the most common starting point for a Lean initiative in US manufacturing companies. Kaizen is the Japanese word for continuous improvement. This Read More...
The Theory of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena
Lean principles are difficult to employ in complex environments, but materials requirement planning has well-known limitations. The theory of constraints, which

kanban system theory  setting the number of kanban cards in the system and the size of the kanban . Even with a help of computerized systems, this can become complex if the demand for each product varies significantly and the production layout is not line- or cell-based. The just-in-time (JIT) approach normally begins with limiting inventory in the system using a two-bin kanban method. This prevents the shop floor from being flooded with inventory and WIP, and the result is shorter production cycle times and improved Read More...
QAD Pulling through, Patiently but Passionately Part Three: Market Impact
QAD deserves admiration for its protracted innovativeness and endurance as the only assets it could muster as to compensate for limited resources compared to

kanban system theory  for MFG/PRO Announcement of Kanban Visualization, which enhances QAD's existing Supply Visualization (SV) solution More than two dozen important new functions and enhancements to MFG/PRO eB2 , specifically designed in collaboration with QAD's manufacturing customers to help address their specific needs Announcement of healthy sales momentum in Asia, with the MFG/PRO suite becoming a platform of choice for automotive manufacturers in China to automate business operations and collaborate with partners Read More...
Lilly Software - Product Enhancements Remain Its Order 'Du Jour' Part Two: Market Impact
Lilly continues to invest uncompromisingly in R&D, and consequently espouses a convincing broad but compact product portfolio for its target market.

kanban system theory  pull technique, similar to kanban or just-in-time (JIT) concept, for releasing material onto the shop floor. Drum-Buffer-Rope is a TOC approach for regulating the flow of work-in-process (WIP) at, or near, the full capacity of currently the most restricted resource in the manufacturing chain. To that end, companies should never release material before the earliest calculated material requirements date, and they should release only enough material to match product flow. Cross-Industry Enhancements Not Read More...
How to Sell Management on a New IP-Based Phone System
An Internet protocol (IP) phone system transforms your phone system into a next-generation communications hub, complete with technologies that let your

kanban system theory  to Sell Management on a New IP-Based Phone System An Internet protocol (IP) phone system transforms your phone system into a next-generation communications hub, complete with technologies that let your organization improve customer service and cut costs. An IP-based phone system piggybacks on your IP-network, connecting to the public-switched telephone network (PSTN) via your Internet connection. Use this checklist to sell management on a new IP-based phone system. Read More...
Syntax System Limited
A leading reseller of Oracle's JD Edwards software, SAP Business One Software, Managed Services and Hosting and IBM Infrastructure. Syntax.net leverages almost

kanban system theory  System Limited A leading reseller of Oracle's JD Edwards software, SAP Business One Software, Managed Services and Hosting and IBM Infrastructure. Syntax.net leverages almost 40 years of experience to provide quality consulting and implementation services, upgrades, certified Oracle University JD Edwards training, hosting and managed services, and IT infrastructure products. Located in Canada and the United States, Syntax provides single source Business Management solutions. Read More...
8 Questions to Ask to Successfully Negotiate a Phone System Deal
Learn how to get the right phone system for your company's requirements in 8 Questions to Ask to Successfully Negotiate a Phone System Deal.

kanban system theory  Questions to Ask to Successfully Negotiate a Phone System Deal Getting the wrong business phone system can be a costly, long-term mistake. Learn how to get the right phone system for your company's requirements in 8 Questions to Ask to Successfully Negotiate a Phone System Deal . From cost, service, and support considerations to features and future scalability, you'll know what to ask to get everything you need—from the right vendor, at the right price. Download your PDF copy of 8 Questions to Ask to Read More...
Phone System Buying Disasters to Avoid: C-Level Executives Share Hard Learned Lessons
Phone system buying disasters can prove costly for any business. This whitepaper presents advice from phone system managers who have been at the forefront in

kanban system theory  System Buying Disasters to Avoid: C-Level Executives Share Hard Learned Lessons Phone system buying disasters can prove costly for any business. This whitepaper presents advice from phone system managers who have been at the forefront in remedying phone system disasters. Topics covered include buying incompatible hardware, brands with bad customer service, and companies with bad SIP service. Phone system buying disasters can be averted with proper preparation and foresight. Read More...
10 Advantages of a Single System ERP Solution
ERP software is meant to be an application where information is shared freely between all departments of an organization. While the idea is that an ERP system

kanban system theory  Advantages of a Single System ERP Solution ERP software is meant to be an application where information is shared freely between all departments of an organization. While the idea is that an ERP system creates one central location for all information, the reality is that multiple systems bolted together in an integrated system often creates multiple silos of information. This paper describes the benefits of a single system ERP. Read More...
10 Golden Rules for Choosing a Telephony System
Now that phone systems can be delivered over a network, even smaller companies can have access to enterprise-grade calling features. Like any business-critical

kanban system theory  Golden Rules for Choosing a Telephony System Now that phone systems can be delivered over a network, even smaller companies can have access to enterprise-grade calling features. Like any business-critical system, a telephony system is a major deployment that should be undertaken only after a thorough discovery of both your existing infrastructure and users’ needs. This checklist offers 10 rules to help you choose a new telephony system for your organization. Read More...
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