39. Increasing Load on Operations from Project Completion
Every organization has some kind of operations—loosely defined as the work required to deliver a product or service to a customer. Almost every type of project has some impact on operations. For example:
New product/service development projects require both prototyping, which is usually done within production functions, and, in the end, modifying operations schedules and processes to accommodate the new products or services.
A project to improve sales, either directly or through better marketing, results in more orders to the company, which means more work for operations to accommodate.
A change in internal technology or systems often impacts some aspect of operations. ...