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Archive for June, 2010

One of the primary objectives that I teach our storage economic consultants (blue and black belts) is to identify the inflection point, or the cross over point. This is the point in time and costs where the fundamental parameters and results change (in calculus you may recall this is the point where the curve actually [...]

I have written several times about calculating the cost of labor as part of the storage TCO. A new dimension was presented to me this week in Hong Kong (working with a banking client here this week), and they discussed problems related to labor that had to do with repetitive labor, boring work assignments and [...]

I came across this interesting article highlighting Wafu restaurant in Australia where the owner charges the customer for the food not consumed in his order. Sort of a penalty for bad behavior….

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