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Resources to help you get even more benefits from RoadRunner and Eli Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints.

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The Goal

What it is

One the world’s most-influential business books. In it, renowned author Eli Goldratt explains why traditional efficiency improvement methods fail, and offers a breakthrough alternative.

Why we recommend it

Everything we do is based on the Theory of Constraints methods outlined here. There’s no better way to learn what it is, and how we use it to drive-up performance.

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Necessary But Not Sufficient

What it is

"To realize value, bottom-line value, technology is Necessary but Not Sufficient." NBNS outlines why most ERP investments, while often necessary, are not sufficient to deliver sustainable business results. System-wide based business management methodology and associated behaviour changes need to be driven outside of a technology platform to solve supply chain and operations management problems.

Why we recommend it

In its analysis of supply chain technology, NBNS ultimately outlines the basis for Demand Driven Replenishment and Production Management approaches and prescribes how to leverage your ERP investment to increase availability, reduce inventory and maximize system throughput.

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FEATURED POSTS

March 20, 2021

Why Use TOC to Increase Shareholder Value

Presented by Harold Karp of Applied Process and Jack Warchalowski of CMS Montera at the 2018 TOCICO International Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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April 5, 2021

Does MRP Have a Role in a Volatile Market Place

Presented by Pete Milroy, VP of CMS Montera at the 2011 APICS Grand Valley Chapter Innovation Conference.

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April 4, 2021

Speeding Innovation to Market: More Projects in Less Time

Presented by Duncan Patrick and Jack Warchalowski of CMS Montera at the Cambridge Technology Organization’s Communitech Peer2Peer meeting on October 19, 2011 at the Cambridge Mill.

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April 3, 2021

The Right Stuff: How to Set Inventory Levels and Get Buy-In from the CFO

Presented by Pete Milroy, VP of CMS Montera at the 2012 APICS Innovation Conference.

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April 2, 2021

Gain Control Over your Projects with Critical Chain Project Management

Presented by Pete Milroy, VP of CMS Montera at the 2013 APICS Innovation Conference.

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April 1, 2021

Critical Chain Project Management Transformation Challenges

Presented by Jack Warchalowski and Haell Khatib of CMS Montera at the 2015 TOCICO International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

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March 31, 2021

Transforming Manufacturing by Combining Replenishment, Complex BOMs and Seasonality

Presented by Duncan Patrick and Pete Milroy of CMS Montera at the 2015 TOCICO International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

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