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ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION  < back
Company Lucent Technologies Division Bell Labs
Location Norcross - United States.
Company Contact   William J. Baron, Director
Source of Reference 

The Management Roundtable, Executive Summit with Dr. Goldratt, April 4-5, 2000, Chicago, IL

IMPLEMENTATION INFORMATION
Name Lucent Technologies
Location Norcross, GA United States
Industry Segment Telecom
Number of employees 26000
Area Optical Cable Development
Implementation Date 1998
Products Develop new leading edge optical cables for telecom industry - both inside the building cables and O
WHAT WAS DONE?  
TOC Applications CC
Processes Optical Cable Product development
RESULTS OF IMPLEMENTATION
On-time performance
From 40%
To 100%
Percent improvement 60%
Lead times
Percent improvement 50%
Resources required
Percent improvement reduced by 67%
Introduction of new products Lead time reduced 50%
Brief summary For Premise Cable products - 100% of projects completed on-time (Compared to 40% before); 8 projects completed before 50/50 points and New Production Introduction (NPI) lead times reduced 50%. For outside cables - NPI lead times reduced 50% and tripled development capacity (17 projects vs. 5 before, with no staff increase).