Are You a Batch Or a Continuous Person?

One of your first decisions for any new process project is whether to go batch or continuous. You may not realize it, but batch versus continuous is also a decision you make virtually every day in your personal and office life.

Setting Up the Manufacturing/IT Project to Fail

Hello All, Be nice to your mother and wife today. I am going to discuss how end users are setting themself up for failure or delayed success in implementing manufacturing operations management systems. It starts by not recognizing and realizing that a plant's capacity should not be based on head...

Time to Wrestle, Not Dance Around the Need for a MOM Implementation Standard

"The art of life is more like the wrestler's art than the dancer's." The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (reigned from 161 AD to 180 AD) was perhaps the only true philosopher-king in the history of the world. He formulated his pantheist Stoic beliefs with a passionate religious conviction.