Sunday, May 27, 2007

As I Spot :Theory of Constraints

End of the day Quality and processes is all about one thing in common -Improvement.Improvement in terms of efficiency and effectiveness that adds value and growth to the business.
To address these are the vast number of tools and techniques like :Lean,Six Sigma,Kaizen,Poka Yoke .One such interesting concept on 'Cause and Effect' relationship is the Theory of Constraints.(TOC).
Interested more on TOC, dont miss the book 'The Goal' by Eliyahu M. Goldratt.
Just look at this excellent animation to get a feel of TOC


Thursday, May 17, 2007

Process :WIIFM

What is in it for me (WIIFM)?

Location: IT organization with clients all over the globe
Scenario: Project team busy in getting things ready for code delivery to client. They are infuriated when Quality Auditor comes for audit.
Background: Project facing schedule overrun
Actors: Developers, Testers and Team Leader

Sounds like a familiar situation...

What is in it for me in following the processes..

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