Tag Archives: cycle time reduction

Process or People

In much of manufacturing today, hitting a market window with product development is a critical factor for success. Development processes are different from production process due to their uncertainty and intangibles. My colleagues in the high technology industry spend millions of dollars organizing around Agile product development, buying software productivity tools, and acquiring the latest […]

Sustainability or Survivability

So, what do you think of when you hear the term, “Sustainability Initiatives”? Many people think of the increasing flow of advertising that touts companies concern for the environment and our future. Indeed, the 2010 MIT Sloan Boston Consulting Group Sustainability and Innovation Survey revealed that 49% of executives thought the greatest benefit of sustainability […]