An educational “why” experience
Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. I learned that lesson the hard way as a junior consultant, fresh out of university.
One day, a bunch of specifications for a planning solver landed on my desk. Basically, a solver is an automated resolution of a...
an educational why experience “why” is what you get when didn&rsquo t wanted i learned that lesson the hard way as a junior consultant fresh out of university one day bunch specifications for planning solver landed on my desk basically automated resolution given problem in this case particular supply chain challenge enthusiasm was more than happy with these and immediately began writing required mathematical model course involved lot x&rsquo s y&rsquo fundamentals math vocabulary   horrified by solver&rsquo impact few weeks later demonstrated result to customer whom it meant proud because acted exactly prescribed producing great master plan optimizes bucket volumes while reducing setup costs or that&rsquo thought surprise little bit he spotted his inventory positions safety stocks were shrinking back high risk stockouts asked me undo all work forget about which made ask most important question: had specified first place avoiding misunderstandings turned be misunderstanding: reduction execution-level requirement but largely irrelevant at level where greater importance learned: failed crucial questions before beginning develop it&rsquo never happened again since now always put why&rsquo want learn omp optimization discover our technology didn’t know how read blog mathematic modeling requirements creating