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When I build supply chain analysis teams, and review the types of people I like to hire on or bring into process work, the background which interests me the most is a ‘scientific’ background. These people have been trained to look at problems and identify ways to explain them using a wonderful method which is so difficult to refute: the scientific method. Continue reading

Leaping From Conclusions

When discussing and coaching on analysis with teams (which of course means the general subject of analysis in the end) there seem to be two directions individuals take. First is the “analysis is hard” and the desire to run away from it, and the “single data point” and leaping to conclusions. Continue reading