Operations Research (“OR”) became a discipline in World War II with the use of the scientific method to determine the best operational strategies to employ in submarine, air, and other forms of warfare. At the time, it was clear that the important discipline of Production and Operations Management (“POM”) coming out of OR would be… Read more »
Strategic Project Solutions (http://www.strategicprojectsolutions.net) has worked with major energy and civil construction customers for over 15 years applying the concepts of Factory Physics science to fixed site construction projects and major capital projects. Repeated success has provided powerful proof of the need to add a science-based approach to contemporary project management approaches. As announced at the Project… Read more »
Factory Physics, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Norbert Majerus, Lean Champion at Goodyear, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award, for his book, Lean-Driven Innovation. In it Norbert writes, “One day a colleague handed me a copy of Factory Physics … it opened my eyes to the science… Read more »
Click here to view the video clip. Jeff Bell is on the FPI Board of Advisors, is a Managing Partner of Arc Precision Inc. and is a Clinical Professor at Dominican University. Doris Davenport’s show concentrates on community issues of the near west Chicago area. Doris and Jeff discuss how the seemingly technical issues of operations science… Read more »
“Factory Physics training provides your Supply Chain team with concepts and principles based on solid science that can be readily applied to improving your supply chain performance.” — Mike Gores, 3M Global Supply Chain Manager Factory Physics Inc. recently conducted a two day training session for 3M supply chain leaders. The topic was Supply Chain Optimization and covered… Read more »
Read a great interview in the Orthopaedic medical devices journal, BONEZONE, about combining data, science and people to optimize supply chain performance. Ed Pound, COO of Factory Physics Inc, provides important insight to help companies distinguish themselves in the market place. It starts with a practical, scientific understanding of their operations. Click here to read the interview.