Factory Physics Inc. provided a two-day training session for Whirlpool's product development experts in December. The session explained and demonstrated how operations science is a vital component of successful product development. Product development teams that focus on the Gantt chart approach to project management often completely miss out on the underlying dynamics of product development capacity utilization, variability and work-in-process. Whirlpool continues to demonstrate its pursuit of product leadership excellence by applying operations science concepts to the product development process.
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Following on to the successful launch of Factory Physics training in Dusseldorf April 11th and 12th, FPI is expanding its channels of education and training to meet increased worldwide demand. Companies are ready to move beyond the "management by slogan" and copycat initiatives that dominate the...Read more
Mark L. Spearman, Keynote: "Being Relevant in the Age of Analytics," May 8th at the Production and Operations Management Annual Conference
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