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Current management systems make it difficult and often prohibitively expensive for Service Providers to offer value-added services to large numbers of subscribers with a concern for each individual's unique experience. Furthermore, many Service Providers do not clearly understand what services will attract subscribers, in order to maximise long-term(More)
As modern industry shifts toward significant globalization, robust and adaptable network capability is increasingly vital to the success of business enterprises. Large quantities of information must be distilled and presented in a single integrated picture in order to maintain the health, security and performance of global networks. We present a design for(More)
Service Providers must increasingly differentiate their services as competition increases commodification and progressively consumes their profit margins. However, Next-Generation Networks are not yet a safe-haven as value-added services are still too complex and expensive to build and manage. To increase service diversity and profitability it is necessary(More)
— Simulation of large-scale telecommunications networks requires enormous amounts of memory and processing time. One way of speeding up these simulations is to distribute the model over a number of connected workstations. However, this introduces inefficiencies caused by the need for synchronisa-tion between machines. In distributed network simulation, one(More)
  • M Hunter
  • 1998
The ultimate goal of short-cycle paperwork is to satisfy customers by filling their orders as quickly as possible. Tools and techniques that can help achieve this goal include Just-in-Time paperwork elimination, process mapping, paper flow mapping, function/process mapping, work cells, and electronic kanban. Each of these is described briefly in the article.
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