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The Performance Mapping and Measurement Handbook by Jerry L. Harbour

By Jerry L. Harbour

To larger comprehend and enhance your structures, you want to degree and map their crucial features. but, simply because your structures and their linked techniques happen over various spatial and temporal scales, you will want a variety of varieties of maps and metrics—depending at the point of aspect and knowing required.

During approximately 4 a long time of expertise supporting consumers throughout numerous industries comprehend, degree, and enhance the functionality in their methods, Jerry L. Harbour came across a handful of functionality maps that may paintings in so much settings. As such, he is accumulated those severe few maps into The functionality Mapping and size instruction manual.

In this guide, Dr. Harbour explains functionality mapping and dimension ideas at generally differing spatial and temporal scales. utilizing real-world examples and language that's effortless to appreciate, he demonstrates the powerful use of:

  • Node-link maps
  • Process job maps
  • Process step maps
  • Basic activity point maps
  • Event pathway maps
  • Response timeline maps
  • Key functionality driving force maps

Filled with graphical illustrations, the booklet may be learn sequentially or used as a "How do I do that?" reference e-book. It contains easy-to-follow causes besides a number of examples of either sturdy and undesirable implementation. furthermore, it contains case stories from a variety of operational and business settings that basically reveal how the mapping and dimension ideas defined within the ebook will be utilized to new applied sciences and processes.

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To ensure network redundancy, some companies purposely use multiple suppliers for the same critical material component. 13, where Company A uses Suppliers X and Y for the same critical parts. Yet, a caution is in order. 13 Company A (Comp A) thinks it has built-­in added network redundancy by using two independent suppliers (Sup X and Sup Y), as illustrated on the left-­hand node-­link depiction. 13, Suppliers X and Y are both using Sub-­supplier Z (Sub Z) for the same critical base material. 13, both suppliers (X and Y) are using the same sub-­supplier (Z) to furnish critical materials that go into the manufactured parts made by X and Y.

In this case, how fast the 24 ◾ The Performance Mapping and Measurement Handbook team runs is controlled by the slowest member (our node B), not the fastest. 9. Network throughput capacity is always controlled by the “slowest” link or node (as represented by the one with the least amount of throughput capacity), not the “fastest” node or the one with the greatest amount of throughput capacity. 2 Excess System Variability Seemingly minor variations in performance levels at individual nodes or links can have a surprising cumulative effect when aggregated across an entire enterprise-­wide network.

Depending on storage capacity at the five mines, mine production would eventually be affected as well. The same catastrophic output loss (500 TPD) would occur if the single-­track CRNW railroad link (13) were disrupted for any extended period of time. In this case, disruptions in the resupply of the Wrangell Mountain mine-­mill complex would also result. 4) can provide a great deal of insight by quantitatively assessing potential node-­link loss impacts. 4, not all node and link losses have equal adverse effects.

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