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A Year-end Look at Perspective, Priorities, and Productivity by Kelly Barner

December 5, 2013


Editor’s Note: Well Kelly Barner has done it again! Just when I think that her writing could not get any better she blows my mind with what I consider to be one of the most interesting posts I have read anywhere this past year. Besides infusing a contextually entertaining reference in the form of the […]

(Guest Post) Why Optimization Matters: Moving Beyond Price Driven Auctions

May 6, 2009


By Dr. Olga Raskina, Lead Scientist, Emptoris This article is the first in a three-part series of guest articles on optimization by Dr. Olga Raskina, Lead Scientist, with Emptoris, the supply and contract management solutions provider. As the Lead Scientist for Emptoris and someone who spends a great deal of time focusing on the impact […]

Advanced Release of Interview with Patent Inventor William Gindlesperger from e-LYNXX Corporation

December 9, 2008


As the first publication, electronic or otherwise, to post the following excerpt from today’s interview with William Gindlesperger (following my commentary below), who was recently awarded a patent for his industry changing Gindlesperger Method, the reaction to this landmark award has ignited the businessworld, and in particular the printing industry.  In a recent article […]

A Dichotomy of Perspectives: A Discussion on Forrest Breyfogle’s New Book on Integrated Enterprise Excellence

April 24, 2008


Recently, I had the opportunity to exchange ideas on the veracity of the various models that organizations rely upon as the framework for building a successful enterprise.   What prompted this open and productive exchange of ideas was a question that was recently posed regarding the merits of Forrest Breyfogle’s latest book on Integrated Enterprise […]

Similarity Heuristics, Iterative Methodologies and the Emergence of the Modern Supply Chain

April 8, 2008


Some professions, such as software developers, regularly utilize the similarity heuristic. For software developers, the similarity heuristic is utilized when performing debugging tasks. A software bug exhibits a set of symptoms indicating the existence of a problem. In general, similar symptoms are caused by similar types of programming errors. By comparing these symptoms with those […]

Optimization Modeling and the Modern Supply Chain (A PI Q and A) by Jon Hansen

March 18, 2008


Editor’s Update:  Interesting that an article in 2013 talking about “integrating social and enterprise process” is thought to be covering new ground.  I am of course talking about today’s Forbes post by Rawn Shah titled “SAP Realizes Enterprise Social Processes.” Back in 2008 I wrote an article on my government funded research in the late 90s titled “Optimization Modeling and […]

Further to the Barry Bonds Post . . .

March 14, 2008


The response to the Barry Bonds post through both the PI Blog as well as e-mail has been tremendous.  Be sure to check out the comments that have been posted (with more to come), as they are indicative of the prevalent attitudes amongst stakeholders in terms of the Government of Canada’s Shared Services strategy. One […]