Liquidity. As the current crisis evolves, supply chains with limited resources, slowing sales, and shrinking margins will, unfortunately, work together to put even greater pressure on profits and companies’ cash flow. In past years companies have become accustomed to projecting
“Almost all Supply Chain professionals (88%) have a positive outlook on their career, and most (85%) would recommend this field as a path for others.” ASCM 2020 According to the new study from the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) the profession
In this health and economic crisis’ period, optimizing production requires; How to optimize production and distribution capacity in a crisis period? We could see that social distancing measures reduce the capacity of operations. Understanding and measuring current and future industrial
Yesterday I posted an introductory article on resilience and agility to face the new normal of the post Coronavirus pandemic. (article available here) This new normal will come upon us. As mentioned, it will change many behaviors both economic and
!! Normality Canceled !! Let’s write the new normal! The action taken now to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus on the supply chains must also strengthen the resilience of organizations in the face of inevitable and unforeseeable future shocks.
We had the opportunity to work with an IT company that used “Agile” approaches during our projects. This is not an article about the limits of Agile, but it is to show how Agile treats the FLOW of its system.
In a previous article, we mentioned how the Brexit could reflect some project management mechanics, such as the student syndrome. As of the day I am writing this article (October 29th, 2019) I had the opportunity to watch parliamentary debates
In our FLOW Project Management approach, we talk about critical chain which is the longest task sequence inside a project without conflict of resources. It means that the critical chain represents the sum of tasks that create the project lead
Let’s talk about time buffer. A few days ago I had an appointment with a client for an important meeting at 9am, in a provincial city with heavy traffic. The journey in normal time should take 20mn, I decide to