Interview with Anthony Fouque from Agilea - Expert in Supply Chain Management
During the International TOCICO Conference in Berlin, Germany, from 15 to 19 July, TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany presented illustrations, inspired by the Theory of Constraints (TOC) principles. They are made in order to be used to explain TOC to children in an amusing way.
The global men's fashion supply chain is driven by large brands which dictate styles, materials and prices. Traditional contract manufacturing for these brands operates under price-based competition. In order to break out of this dead end, Richmart, the most modern made-to-measure men's suits factory in Eastern Europe, decided to reconfigure its entire supply chain. The managers undertook a detailed Thinking Process analysis of the supply chain, based on the principles of the Theory of Constraints and decided to move towards a win-win partnership between all parties involved from the wool through fabric, machinery and equipment to sewing factories and fashion consultants to the consumer. The Sales Director of Men's Fashion Group Dean Manev and Martina Martini (Art Director) made a presentation about Made To Measure and Made To Order services during the International TOCICO conference in Berlin, Germany on 19 July.
On the second day of the 2017 TOCICO International Conference Alex Knight was awarded the TOCICO Lifetime Achievement Award. Alex has pioneered the application of Dr Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints in many industries across the world, including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing and FMCG.
The core concept of the Theory of Constraints is that every process has a single constraint and because of that the total process throughput can only be improved when the constraint is improved. A constraint is anything that prevents the system from achieving its goal.
The 2017 TOCICO International Conference will be held July 16th - 19th in Berlin, Germany. TOCICO Conferences are held each year to showcase the new developments of TOC applications. This year features applications including Texas State Government Management, Microsoft supply chain, Japanese ship building, solving the real estate crisis, Adobe software development, movie production, communication skills with autistic children, Nine TOC How-To full and 1/2 day workshops, and over 60 more sessions.
Over 70 managers and Theory of Constraints paractitioners and consultants gathered in Fukuoka, Japan, for the 26h TOCPA Conference, hosted by Juntos Consulting Int. One of the lecturers of the conference was Oded Cohen, who has more than 35 years of experience in developing, teaching and implementing TOC methodology, solutions and implementation processes. Here is his presentation about Laying the foundations for Operational Excellence.
The First International TOC Conference in Bulgaria was held on 08 and 09 June in RIU PRAVETS RESORT, organized by TOCICO and Richmart. Be Global Fashion Network was the main media partner of this event, taking place for the first time in Bulgaria.
The conference will take place in the beautiful RIU Pravets Resort, city of Pravets, Bulgaria, 8-9 June 2016. The lecturers are certified TOC consultants from USA and Europe with many years of practical experience in the application of TOC in global organizations.
Using a variety of hands-on and thinking exercises, lecture, and discussion, this Theory of Constraints (TOC) Flow and Decision Making Using TOC workshop provides an understanding of TOC flow and focus concepts in a variety of environments beginning with operations.
Projects are more and more a critical factor in business. Many companies sell products that are created through projects (e.g., machinery and special equipment, construction, software) or sell services (e.g., equipment maintenance, engineering, and healthcare).
The Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) announces a 2-Day workshop conference to be held at the Pravets Resort in Pravets, Bulgaria on June 8-9, 2016, featuring Keynote speakers, Round Table discussions and TOC Workshops.
From September 6th to 9th 2015 Goldratt Marketing Group organizes the international conference TOCICO at The Westin Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa. The conference is an opportunity to hear and interact with recognised international TOC authors, experts, and practitioners show-casing their latest discoveries and experiences.