CCPM helps shorten aircraft MRO

Facts Aircrafts have to undergo periodic Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO). This is mandatory in order to insure the aircraft’s airworthiness and overall safety. During these inspections and repairs, the aircrafts are grounded. For the owners and operators, the shorter the turnaround time*, the better. An aircraft is a huge investment and the ROI is … Continue reading CCPM helps shorten aircraft MRO

Critical Chain and Lean Engineering, a promising pair

Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) has proven its effectiveness to terminate projects on time and even quite often before estimated finish date. In development, engineering or Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO), using CCPM can give a significant competitive advantage. It can outperform slower competitors, earn premium for faster achievement and/or allow multiplying projects within similar … Continue reading Critical Chain and Lean Engineering, a promising pair

Why secret weapons can’t remain secret 

A secret weapon, in its metaphorical or literal meaning, is a means that trumps the actual known ones. It brings a decisive advantage to its user/owner, is more effective and… unknown. A secret weapon will create a surprise and grant its user a favorable opportunity to exploit,  and if exploited properly can lead to victory. … Continue reading Why secret weapons can’t remain secret 

Theory of Constraints

Theory of Constraints (ToC) in a nutshell Theory of Constraints is often explained using the chain and weakest link metaphor: an organization, system, company, workshop or process can be seen as a chain made of various links, like departments in a company. The success or performance of the whole is limited by its weakest link, … Continue reading Theory of Constraints