Presentation 13 - Process Analysis Need to Know Recognize...

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Process Analysis
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Need to Know Recognize the three basic  types of processes: 1. Serial flow process 2. Parallel processes 3. Logistics processes Understand basic  flowcharting Little’s Law
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The Rise of the Self-Order  Kiosks McDonalds
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Process Analysis Process: Any part of an  organization that takes  inputs and transforms them  into outputs Hopefully the output is  more beneficial to the  company than the original  output Cycle Time Average time between  completions of successive  units (slot example) Utilization
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Flowcharting
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Buffering, Blocking, and  Starving Buffering Storage area between stages  Blocking -must stop activities because no place to put completed item Starving Activities must stop because there is no work
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Make to Stock vs Make to  Order Hybrid: combination of MTS & MTO
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Measuring Process  Performance Benchmarking How are you doing compared to others  
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Lots of Time Run  Time required to produce a batch of parts
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2012 for the course IT 104 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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