Entries by Jelena Fedurko

A riddle on product development projects to think about! Part 2

Read Part 1 06 January 2016, Jelena Fedurko I got a clarification for the riddle as presented in Part 1: “Just one big BUT!! There is a resource conflict. The process engineers in the factories are responsible for both types of projects. New products require new/modified processes. Existing products require improvements – speed, quality, capacity, […]

A riddle on product development projects to think about! Part 1

05 January 2016, Jelena Fedurko A long-standing TOC colleague offered a riddle to solve: Situation: A factory has many projects to do.  Some are the industrialization of new products that they can be produced effectively. Some are improvement projects for speed, capacity, quality, cost reduction, capacity expansions. For the moment assume that the factory/company decides […]