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August 14, 2014

Disadvantages of Open Source Software

There is a very good reason for almost all businesses to change at least a portion of their software to Open Source.

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August 1, 2014

Advantages of Open Source Software

There are pressures and complexities that are faced by businesses due to the use of closed source software and the answer may lie in the use of Open Source Software (OSS).

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July 17, 2014

Current pressures on companies which require software to run their business

One of the answers to reduce the complexities of managing software assets would be to use Open Source Software.

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August 8, 2012

Theory of Constraints (Part 4) - Reasons for delay

In this post, I shall be giving some points due to which the projects get delayed in spite of the use of tools such as Gannt chart, etc. So here goes;

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June 27, 2012

Theory of Constraints (Part 3)

TOC does not concern itself with optimization of a particular portion of the company. It concerns itself with the improvement of the entire system.

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June 11, 2012

Theory of Constraints (Part 2)

As discussed in my previous blog post, a single point in the entire workflow can choke the flow of work. This point otherwise known as the constraint is to be taken as the most important part of the whole process. In hindi this may be known as "Nuss" or the nerve centre of the entire process.

On reading my previous post you may be think that it is the responsibility of a person (Constraint) to improve or that the person is the reason that the whole process is bogged down. Now it is true that a person can be the constraint but it is also true that the constraint can also be a machine or a policy.

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May 21, 2012

Theory of Constraints

As my first post, I would like to start on a topic which is of immense interest to me. This is the Theory of Constraints (TOC) which was originated by E. M. Goldratt. TOC is in simple terms, the focused or lazy man's style of doing operations.

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