Stability and Predictability

Our approach to project management solves the problems of management by combining three powerful methodologies:

1) Systemic project management using the TOC algorithm called Critical Chain

2) Control your key organizational constraint utilizing 6-Sigma

3) Achievement of stability and predictability by reducing variation (Deming)

 

 

There are several reasons to keep a process under control:

1) The impossibility of predicting which often translates into the impossibility to plan and carry out programs.

2) The costs associated with activities in a company that confuses common causes with special causes of variation.

3) The deployment flow of critical path tasks in processes can cost you time and resources.

4) A system is viewed as a holistic organism where any delay to its slowest part will delay the system.

5) A local optima process or department which may be optimized to zero variation may negatively impact the system.

 

Indeed, performance that seems good will often disguise poor resource optimization.