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Impossible Unless

In Episode 1 of his “Impossible…Unless?” Podcast Series, Dr. Alan Barnard, CEO of Goldratt Research Labs shares how and why he developed this simple but powerful method called “Impossible Unless?”. The method is designed to help anyone discover and overcome one of the key limiting assumptions or beliefs we all suffer from – when we … Continue reading Impossible Unless

Top 5 Male Entrepreneurs Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs

Woman Entrepreneur (WE) – a global network helping female entrepreneurs around the world recently published an edition of their online magazine, that featured interviews with the Top 5 Male Entrepreneurs (as voted by their members) whosework has inspired woman around the globe to become entrepreneurs. We are honored to announce that Dr. Alan Barnard, CEO … Continue reading Top 5 Male Entrepreneurs Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs

Why we don’t learn from experience and a new way to do it…

Event: 7th International TOC Practitioner Alliance Conference, 2013

In this video, Dr. Alan Barnard, CEO of Goldratt Research Labs, presents his research on why we often fail to learn from experience and a new decision analysis process he developed called the ProConCloud method (or ChangeMatrixCloud) for ensuring we learn the right lessons from experiences where there was a consequential expectation gap.

How to Reduce Shortages & Surpluses in Book Publishing

Venue: TOCICO International Conference, 2010

In 2008, Random House Publishing invited Goldratt Research Labs to conduct a research study on how to sustainably and profitably reduce the level of shortages and surpluses in book publishing. In this presentation, Dr. Alan Barnard, CEO of Goldratt Research Labs shares the findings of this research project and the results achieved by implementing a Theory of Constraints solution to reduce shortages and surpluses both at RH distribution centers and their retail customers that participated in the pilots which included Barnes & Nobles, Amazon and independent book sellers.

How to improve Microsoft’s Global Supply Chain…

Event: Anylogic International User Conference, 2016

In this keynote presentation at the Anylogic 2016 International Simulation Conference, Dr. Alan Barnard, CEO of Goldratt Research Labs presents an exciting research project where he shows how they’ve used a self-configurable supply chain simulation model to validate the operational and financial performance improvement to Microsoft in implementing a Theory of Constraints- based Supply Chain solution to improve availability while reduce inventories and lead times for different order fulfillment strategies. After validation, the TOC best practice SCM solution was implemented within Microsoft’s SAP system.