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Calculation of increased process efficiency

Say I have a process taking 19 h. Some improvement measures allow to reduce the required time to 17 h (to reach the same level of output). Does it make sense to say that the process is now ...
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Estimating milling times for CNC milling moulds

I'm currently doing an internship for a tooling company. We make moulds for small plastic products out of aluminum, and my final thesis is supposed to be about projections (planning and costs) for ...
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Methodology to Predict Future Workload

I am working on a prediction of future growth of a workshop (50 – 100 manual workers). The idea is to develop how and in what way we would like to grow this facility. I am looking for a methodology or ...
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how to do product software development?

We don't have an agreement on how to go about this process. The characteristics of what we are building: There is already a market, and its already saturated. Meaning there is established ...
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Multi-level process development

I was previously acquainted with a specific model, which contains levels for different phases of a systems development, ie: Phase 1: Complete chaos, nothing works Phase 2: Getting stuff to work, but ...
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Should a process be put in place when the team is very small?

In my team, there are two full-stack developers, one DevOps guy, a business manager, and a marketing person. We will be hiring more people soon. Is this too early to create and implement a project ...
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Timetabling solution for small tutorial college

I am currently working as a maths teacher at a small tutorial college, which offers one-on-one tuition. There are around a dozen tutors and a dozen students at any one time. Currently timetabling is ...
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How can I draw a Spaghetti Diagram of an industrial space with lots of different rooms?

Using Lean methodologies, I have to optimize both product and people flow in an old printing house. The building has 3 floors with two elevators on one side. This printing house uses a ...
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How do I improve the development process when the only 'spec' is a “slogan” from management

I am working in a new environment where a typical project consist of a “slogan” provided by management and a team of engineers who delivers a product that matches the slogan. The company doesn't have ...
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Project Management for Inconsistent Development Efforts

I am a CS grad student, and I am interested in applying project management or software/system engineering methods to research projects at my university. I have experience applying the Scrum framework ...
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How do I select project management software for our current workflow?

We are a small engineering firm that has just expanded from one to three workers. Earlier, the managing of projects was done by e-mail, where the user sorted each project by folders in Outlook. Since ...