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Advanced Manufacturing Process Integration Ideas

I’ve seen a lot of different things over the years and they cannot help but suggest possibilities for ways things can be done in a more streamlined, integrated way. Of particular interest to me has been the many novel ways … Continue reading

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A Simulationist’s Framework for Business Analysis: One More Update

So I’m working my way through the Jira course and I finally came to a clear understanding of a special case I’ve been trying to clarify. For the most part the processes of discovery and data collection result in the … Continue reading

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A Simulationist’s Framework for Business Analysis: An Update

While continuing to work through my Jira course with an eye toward using it in conjunction with a Requirements Traceability Matrix, I’ve been thinking about the context of how the work actually gets done. I’ve discussed the content of the … Continue reading

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Discovery: Learning What’s In a Process

Discovery is observing or researching what’s in a system or process. It identifies facilities, entities, resources, information, and activities. These are the nouns and verbs that comprise the system or process under investigation. Discovery does not try to quantify the … Continue reading

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Service Design

Manning the phone in the battery headquarters late one night in Basic Training I wiled away some time with a book I found. I read how Colonel Chamberlain’s extensive drilling of his men allowed them to execute a wheel maneuver … Continue reading

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Art, Waste, and a Rumination on Economics

I’m going to table the work on the discrete-event simulation today in order to discuss a public art critique I attended last night. The gallery featured a few pieces of the works of two artists, Jessica Burnam and Eric Celarier, … Continue reading

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