Theory of Constraints Stack

This is a collection of Business901 Podcast Transcriptions that focus on the Theory of Constraints. Guest include Bill Dettmer, John Rickers and both Ari and Eli Schrangenheim. Theory of Constraints Stacks are a new way to organize your own publications, as well as any other publications that you find interesting. For your own publications, after Read More …

How certain is your Forecasting?

Can you explain for someone about uncertainty and applying uncertainty to a forecast? – jd Eli Scrangenheim:  Forecasting tries to give me some information. Let us say partial information about the huge question about what will happen tomorrow. How much will I sell tomorrow? How much work will I be able to finish tomorrow or Read More …

Why use all Three? TOC, Lean, Six Sigma

A favorite podcast of mine was with Bob Sproull,  an experienced manufacturing executive with a distinguished track record of achieving improvement goals in Manufacturing, MRO, Quality, Product Development, and Engineering. In the podcast (Related Podcast and Transcription: Can Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma Co-Exist), I asked Bob; “Why do we need all three? Read More …

Throttling Work in Process

Personal Kanban notable Jim Benson of Modus Cooperandi  in a recent podcast explained how he views constraints. Related Podcast and Transcription: Drowning in Work Joe:   Well, you have a matrix in the book where you talk about constraints and some of them bad and good. Can constraints be like your throttle for your work? Jim: Read More …

Is Sales and Marketing Responsible for Knowledge Creation?

This discussion with Jack Vinson was previously cut from the original podcast. You can find the Related Podcast and Transcription at the Knowledge Game. Our discussion at the end of the podcast: Joe Dager:  I think people struggle with that concept of Knowledge Management. I just really, that’s why I was trying to find people Read More …