Quantifying Buffers for Project Schedules - In his recent book, Critical Chain, Goldratt applied concepts from the theory of constraints to project management. He proposed using time buffers in project schedules to protect the constraint, which he identified as the critical path or resource constrained critical chain of project activities. In this article we expand on Goldratt's ideas by ...
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Production and inventory management journal : journal of the American Production and Inventory Control Society, Inc. - Washington, DC : Soc., ISSN 0897-8336, ZDB-ID 10542929. - Vol. 40.1999, 2, p. 43-47
Scheduling Techniques: A Comparison of Logic - Many articles have been written discussing the merits of Just-in-Time, material requirements planning, theory of constraints, and process flow scheduling. You may have a reasonable understanding of each of these techniques. But, do you understand the differences in their scheduling logic? This article uses a simple example to make those differences ...
Bolander, Steven F., (2000)
Finite Capacity Promising - Finite capacity promising (FCP) is a technique for calculating available-to-promise capacities over the schedule horizon. FCP complements finite capacity scheduling systems and, like traditional available-to-promise techniques, helps firms establish valid order due dates
Taylor, Sam G., (1999)
Taylor, Sam G., (1997)
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