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2011-06-14 02:00:00

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliyahu M. Goldratt's publisher, The North River Press, is deeply saddened to announce that on June 11th, 2011, after a brief illness, Eli Goldratt passed away at his home in Israel. He was in the company of his family and close friends. Born March 31, 1947, Eli Goldratt was an Israeli physicist who became a business management guru and a consultant and advisor to major corporations and government agencies worldwide. He is the...

2009-09-11 07:00:00

CLAMART, France, September 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on "Managing uncertainties to boost sales and operations performance" and an exclusive "Execution Management System" solution, Realization has earned the trust of many major global players: Boeing, Delta Airlines, Hewlett Packard, Procter & Gamble, Thyssen Krupp, ABB, Alcatel Lucent, etc. Results, presented yearly by customers during Project Flow, Realization Customer Conference, are there for all to see: Execution Management,...

2008-06-17 03:00:12

By Gupta, Sanjeev EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Today's engineer-to-order and other project- based businesses are being tasked to deliver more projects faster but with fewer resources. To perform, they must no longer need to feel stymied by the limitations of traditional "politically correct" processes such as earned value management that hinder projects from being completed on time, within scope, and on budget. An execution management method, based on the principles of Eliyahu Goldratt's book,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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