Hitching IT to the TOC Wagon - John Ricketts

John Ricketts shares his knowledge on IT and how to integrate the Theory of Constraints with IT.


In the digital age, the intersection of information technology and business operations is not just influential – it's crucial.


Many organizations, spanning from corporate enterprises to government sectors, rely heavily on IT. 


Yet, this dependency often transforms into a digital bottleneck, limiting the range and efficiency of products and services offered.


Identifying and overcoming these digital constraints is essential for growth and innovation.


Join our upcoming webinar, featuring industry experts Dr. John Ricketts and Philip Marris.


Delve into the critical reasons behind the misalignment of technical capabilities and business objectives.


Dr. Ricketts will provide insightful strategies for managers to harmonize their technical resources with overarching business goals, ensuring a seamless integration of IT in supporting and advancing organizational objectives.




To enhance your experience, Marris Consulting organizes training sessions on Theory Of Constraints applied to production and projects environments

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John ricketts

Dr John Ricketts 


Dr. John Ricketts capped his career as a distinguished engineer, chief technology officer, and corporate strategist. John is the author of a chapter in the Theory of Constraints (TOC) Handbook, as well as "Reaching the Goal: How Managers Improve a Service Business Using Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints." His latest book is titled "Exceeding the Goal: Adventures in Strategy, Information Technology, Computer Software, Technical Services, and Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints."

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Philip Marris


Philip Marris embarked on his journey in the Theory of Constraints in 1986 when he joined Creative Output and collaborated with Eliyahu Goldratt, the founder of TOC and author of the global bestseller "The Goal." In 1994, he authored a successful TOC textbook in French.

He is also recognized as an expert in Lean and typically integrates Lean (Manufacturing/Engineering/Management) with TOC. He founded Marris Consulting in Paris in 2005, with half of their business conducted outside of France in Europe and the rest of the world.

Being bilingual and bicultural in French and English, he is highly active in the TOC community. He has implemented TOC over 250 times in more than 30 countries, with clients including Air France, ArcelorMittal, Ariane Group, Embraer, GSK, Ipsen, Jaeger LeCoultre, Louis Vuitton, McDonald's, Procter & Gamble, Safran, Salzgitter-Mannesmann, Siemens, SKF, Thales, and Zodiac Aerospace.





Marris Consulting, expert in Theory of Constraints & Critical Chain Project Management


Marris Consulting is an expert in the Theory of Constraints (ToC) and Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM). As industry consultants, we are focused on helping process and manufacturing industries reach their highest levels of performance by using Constraints Management  combined with Lean and Six Sigma. We also use Critical Chain Project Management which we sometimes combine with Lean engineering to improve project performance. If you are unsure about the actions which need to be implemented to improve operational efficiency, our industrial management consultants can also conduct a performance audit. Furthermore, our experts host numerous Theory of Constraints (ToC), lean and project management training sessions throughout the year.

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About Marris Consulting

Marris Consulting is an industry consulting and training company specialized in the Theory of Constraints (ToC) and Critical Chain Project Management. We focus on improving the performance of manufacturing and process industries by using Constraints Management combined with Lean and Six Sigma. To boost project performance, we also use Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), which we sometimes combine with Lean Engineering. Our 2-day performance audits, our performance consulting services and our project management, Lean, ToC & CCPM training by our industry consultants offer a wide range of solutions to help our clients around the world reach the highest possible levels of performance.

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