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Webinar: Creating Breakthrough Solutions using the Change Matrix Cloud (CMC)
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When: 04/10/2013
From 8:00 am to 9:30 am Pacific Time
Contact: Jessica Banks

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Dr. Alan Barnard presents
"Creating Breakthrough Solutions using the Change Matrix Cloud (CMC)"

About the Webinar: In this webinar, Dr. Alan Barnard will present a new TOC development, the Change Matrix Cloud or CMC.  Combining Dr. Goldratt’s Evaporating Cloud and the Change Matrix to present a simple, yet powerful method for systematically and collaboratively developing breakthrough solutions by exposing and challenging those few assumptions that block us from resolving planning and execution conflicts  

Over the past 18 months, this method has shown to be effective for solving conflicts within both private and public sector organizations as well as for individuals. 

Dr. Barnard will present the method in a simple step-by-step method:

1. GAP Analysis: what's the problem and why is it important to solve. 

2. Conflict Analysis: what are the planning and execution conflicts that block us from dealing with the problem - using Change Matrix Cloud to define both the positives and negatives of making a change or not). 

3. Conflict Resolution: Exploring four simple ways (Dr. Barnard four methods) to identify the most viable way to achieve more more positives and less negatives, while soliciting stakeholders input ("yes, buts...") to improve the solution.

4. Defining Solution as new Best Practice: Converting the new solution into a Best Practice in a Strategy and Tactic Tree node format that clearly answers the When, What, Why, How, and Why Not.

About the Presenter:  Dr. Alan Barnard is recognized as one of the leading TOC Experts in the world. He is the CEO of Goldratt Research Labs, Chairman of Realization Africa, Chairman of African Phosphates and Chairman of The Odyssey Institute. He was a founding board member and chairman of TOCICO (Theory of Constraints Certification Organization) from 2003-2005 and received the TOCICO Lifetime Achievement award in 2006. He also serves as a judge on the Southern Africa Logistics Achievement Awards and Technology Top 100 awards. Dr. Barnard is a frequent presenter at TOCICO conferences, has authored numerous articles on the latest TOC research projects he lead and was also the author of two chapters in the McGraw Hill "Theory of Constraints Handbook” on "How to achieve Continuous Improvement the TOC Way” and "How to achieve a Holistic TOC Implementation within the private and public sector”