Spring05-OPM500-mod2-slp-DeJesusJ - Touro University...

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Touro University International Jose A. DeJesus Operations Management for Managers OPM 500 Module #2 Session Long Project Dr. Jean Gordon Session long Project Module 2 During the course of this paper I will describe how process selection and capacity planning assist managerial decision making approach within IBM. I will also discuss and define capacity for the IBM Company. In addition, I will address the types of capacity planning that are appropriate for IBM based on products or services. Lastly, I will describe some of the operations management that are related to designing production systems. The IBM process selection can be described as both, Intermittent Operations and Continuous Operations approaches. In next paragraph I will talk about Service/Product Development Process at IBM. This is a unique company with a diverse variety of products and services operations. Since 1997, IBM has introduced five revolutionary chip-making technologies: high-speed copper wiring, silicon-on- insulator technology, silicon germanium chips, low-k dielectric insulation, and “strained” silicon.
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Each of those technologies provides better chip performance and lower power use, attributes particularly useful in the latest generation of networking,
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course OPM 500 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '12 term at CUNY Hostos.

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