Our patterns affect what we can accomplish. We use patterns to schedule our machine shops and job shops. If you’re not getting the results you want, you may need to change your patterns!
Check out this blog post on machine shop scheduling patterns and how they affect your EFFICIENCY.
On that same post you will also find a video interview Dr Eliyahu M Goldratt (founder of Theory of Constraints Drum Buffer Rope) did on patterns at the bottom of the post.