Ivan Schneider: Flecksequence Explained

How to use the term in a sentence and, more importantly, how flecksequence can help manufacturers.
7/28/2011 | 3 comments
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nasimson   Flecksequence Explained   8/26/2011 6:41:06 AM
jargon-enough and yet simple enough
Thanks Ivan for giving us a handy term. It squeezes all of the essentials of a manufacturing into a single term that is jargon-enough to be impressive and simple enough to be memoriz-able.

I will definitely introduce my students of Supply Chain course to the abbreviation.
Sara Peters   Flecksequence Explained   7/28/2011 4:40:41 PM
my new life goal
One day, somehow, some way, I want to earn the right to be called "Your Flexsequency." But MAN it sounds like a lot of work to get there. Thanks Ivan. You've set a new standard, coined a new term, posed a new challenge, and somehow made it sound fun at the same time.
Ivan Schneider   Flecksequence Explained   7/28/2011 4:08:39 PM
Flecksequent Footnote
I can see there may be some confusion between "flecksequent" and "flecksequence."

So, a quick hack... you can use "flecksequence" but instead of "T" for "time-to-market" you can use "ce" for "calendar energetics." Obviously, "calendar energetics" is a better way to say time-to-market, and you don't need the hyphens. 

Or, if you prefer, you can use "ce" for "cena" which means "dinner" in both Spanish and Italian. And before it's dinnertime, it's "time to (go to the) market." Easy peasy.

 

The footnote as promised in the video:

A review of the application of grid technology in manufacturing
Fei Tao, Lin Zhang, A.Y.C. Nee 
International Journal of Production Research 
Vol. 49, Iss. 13, 2010

($$$ required to read, or through your local research library)
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