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  Just In Time - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Just In Time (JIT) is an inventory strategy implemented to improve the return on investment of a business by reducing in-process inventory and its associated costs.
The Just in Time philosophy was also applied to other segments of the supply chain in several types of industries.
Just In Time is a means to improving performance of the system, not an end.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Just_In_Time   (3201 words)

 Just-in-time compilation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In computing, just-in-time compilation (JIT), also known as dynamic translation, is a technique for improving the performance of bytecode-compiled programming systems, by translating bytecode into native machine code at runtime.
JIT builds upon two earlier ideas in run-time environments: bytecode compilation and dynamic compilation.
In a JIT environment, bytecode compilation is the first step, reducing source code to a portable and optimizable intermediate representation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Just-in-time_compilation   (403 words)

 Just in time Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Toyota engineers then determined that the remaining critical retooling operation was the time to change the stamping dies used for body parts.
Further, these were usually installed one at a time by a team of experts, so that the line would be down for several weeks.
At the same time, quality of the stampings became controlled by a written recipe, reducing the skill reuqired for the change.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/j/ju/just_in_time.html   (892 words)

 Just In Time
JIT utilizes a demand pull system because items are produced or ordered only when they are needed (or pulled) by the next stage in the production process.
With JIT all parts with similar operations are produced in the same manufacturing cell, this enables the firm to eliminate waiting and moving times and also reduces the risk of damaged goods.
JIT focuses on "quality is built-in, not inspected-in." In other words, employees are responsible for their own work and thus takes more pride in a job well done.
academic.emporia.edu /smithwil/00fallmg444za/eja/jeffries.html   (2028 words)

 Just in time: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Just in Time (JIT) is a set of techniques to improve the return on investment Return on investment quick summary:
In finance, the return on investment (roi) or just return is a calculation used to determine whether a proposed investment is wise, and how well it...
JIT causes dramatic improvements in a manufacturing organization's return on investment, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/ju/just_in_time.htm   (1754 words)

 Just In Time
JIT can help organization remains competitive by offering consumers higher quality of products than their competitors, it is very important in the survival in the market place.
The authors found out that JIT purchasing is negatively related to the number of layers for the purchasing function and positively related to the senior purchasing executive’s span of control.
JIT is an attempt to change the manufacturing process to eliminate non-value-added activities in order to judge the cost high or low.
members.tripod.com /tejc/jit.htm   (6767 words)

 JIT Training Article - Just in time manufacturing Consultant UK
Every brake drum casting arrived at the factory just as the machining centre which was to bore, drill and grind it was ready for the next piece of raw metal.
If we sent a trigger for one variant now and another in one hour's time the first may get an immediate reaction, but of course the machines were then busy making the other 19 of that item so the second would have to wait.
In time, of course, we learned that the kanban was the last improvement step of many, not the first.
www.training-management.info /JIT.htm   (2531 words)

 Just-In-Time (JIT) Lecture Notes
In a JIT system, underutilized (excess) capacity is used instead of buffer inventories to hedge against problems that may arise.
JIT was well-established in many Japanese factories by the early 1970's.
In its largest sense, JIT is not the same thing as a kanban system, and a kanban system is not required to implement JIT (some companies have instituted a JIT program along with a MRP system), although JIT is required to implement a kanban system and the two concepts are frequently equated with one another.
personal.ashland.edu /~rjacobs/m503jit.html   (1639 words)

 Nike JUST IN TIME gameboard
We only will promise a change that is "Just In Time" to avoid a media disaster when a university is going to hold a debate about Nike or FLA or licensing, then it is your job to fly there, to call on the local administrators, college paper editor and local media.
It is just a lot of old press and shoddy NGO studies circulating on the World Wide Web and it is our job to lay out the facts of the situation.
Just say "You can not expect us to end sweatshops in 18 months." Sometimes you will be asked why you work with El Salvador when there is so much alleged evidence that they meet all the definitional criteria of a sweatshop.
cbae.nmsu.edu /~dboje/conferences/nikeJustInTimeGAMEBOARD.htm   (5432 words)

 Just-In-Time, Toyota Production and Lean Manufacturing History
During this time our system of engineering drawings developed, modern machine tools were perfected and large scale processes such as the Bessemer process for making steel held the center of attention.
Ford is considered by many to be the first practitioner of Just In Time and Lean Manufacturing.
Just as many firms copied Ford techniques in slavish and unthinking ways, many firms copy Toyota's techniques in slavish and unthinking ways and with poor results.
www.strategosinc.com /just_in_time.htm   (1328 words)

 Just in Time Syllabus Page
The Just-in-Time Syllabus (JiTS) is a pedagogical device that enables the Economics instructor to incorporate time-sensitive data, on-line discussions as well as links to freshly-mounted websites into the delivery of most of the undergraduate courses in economics.
The JiTS is a carefully structured but open-sided course plan designed for professor-mediated active learning that is technologically enriched to ensure currency and responsiveness to world events as well as to accommodate and appeal to diverse learning styles.
The JiTS engages the student with the subject matter on distinct cognitive levels, with the goal of increasing the student's sustained engagement in higher-order thinking (analysis, synthesis, evaluation).
ecedweb.unomaha.edu /jits.htm   (517 words)

 Just in Time Technology
Just in time technology is a notion whose time has come.
Just in case technology is a wasteful, even profligate approach to resource management that threatens to distort school and business budgets, seducing managers into delaying roofing repairs in order to maintain current, trendy digital equipment and networks.
In some quarters this just in time approach will be judged heresy, as the assumption for these folks is that more technology is always better.
www.fno.org /jan03/jitt.html   (4051 words)

 JEP: Just-in-Time Scholarly Monographs
two variables: the time period over which one depreciates the one-time costs of building the collection, and the frequency with which the book is used over that depreciation period.
This is a considerable liberty given the quite different time horizons of the two models and the different assumptions made about what is shelved or stored.
If, however, we make the next logical move in the digital environment, where digital copies of material are created, delivered, and paid for just when, and only when, a reader needs them, we will have abandoned the enterprise of shared resources on which the political economy of traditional libraries is built.
www.press.umich.edu /jep/04-01/bennett.html   (4306 words)

 Just in Time Manufacturing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Just in Time manufacturing is a systems approach to developing and operating a manufacturing system.
It requires that equipment, resources and labor are made available only in the amount required and at the time required to do the job.
JIT has been found to be so effective that it increases productivity, work performance and product quality, while saving costs.
kernow.curtin.edu.au /www/jit/jit.htm   (169 words)

As an indication though of the difficulty of implementing JIT in a Western environment when General Motors instituted an Andon for line stoppage workers were simply not prepared to take responsibility for stopping the line.
It is a common misconception that JIT, a Japanese originated concept, is somehow radically different from the classical Western concept of the Economic Order Quantity (EOQ), based as it is on the most economic level of stock.
It will be expensive in terms of management time and effort, both in terms of the initial implementation and in terms of the continuing effort required to run the system over time.
people.brunel.ac.uk /~mastjjb/jeb/or/jit.html   (3597 words)

 Just-in-time information retrieval agents
For the example scenario of Figure 4, imagine the wearer is talking with David Mizell, a fellow “wearables” researcher from Boeing, and has just entered Media Laboratory room E15-335, which is where the automatic embroidery machine used in one of the research projects is kept.
Other times a person will not bother to perform a search because of a lack of time, because the information he or she already has is “good enough,” or because the person expects a search will not turn up anything useful.
Letizia does just the opposite: the source of information is the Web pages, and documents are suggested based on the user's profile that changes over the course of hours or days.
www.research.ibm.com /journal/sj/393/part2/rhodes.html   (11107 words)

 marccooper: Just In Time
The time is long overdue for the US to stand hard on the Israelis and get them out of the occupied territories--we're the only ones with the clout--and the Palestinians who crassly celebrate our miseries know this.
Just a side comment - I find it very interesting that when some have their back against the wall as far as the mountain of evidence against this war, that they will pull the anti-semitic racist card.
It is time to come to grips with the fact that someone can hate the actions of any given government in a certain instance, whether it be Israel or America, and not be a racist.
marccooper.typepad.com /marccooper/2005/08/just_in_time.html   (15118 words)

 Thinking Faster: Just in Time Meeting Attendance
Imagine being confident that you could enter a meeting 30 minutes after it started, show up just in time to deliver news or listen to the part of the meeting you needed to, and then leave when there was no real reason to remain.
That would be true just in time meeting attendance.
It's not quite the JIT tight-agenda meeting you describe (which I envision to run like a Swiss watch) but it is sure helpful.
workingsmarter.typepad.com /my_weblog/2005/05/just_in_time_me.html   (853 words)

 Just In Time - JIT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A good example would be a car manufacturer that operates with very low inventory levels, relying on their supply chain to deliver the parts they need to build cars.
The parts needed to manufacture the cars do not arrive before nor after they are needed, rather they arrive just as they are needed.
This inventory supply system represents a shift away from the older "just in case" strategy where producers carried large inventories in case higher demand had to be met.
www.investopedia.com /terms/j/jit.asp   (241 words)

 Just In Time
She was a pastor's wife at a church of the same denomination that we went to.
She told me to nurse J. one last time, swaddled him tightly, and put him in his bassinet.
Another story just like mine, followed by another, just like mine.
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 "Just In Time! Market Timing"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We are moving into a very dangerous time for all who have investments--yet it will also be the time of the greatest opportunities of this century for those who are properly positioned, with the right information about market trends.
Until such time as the Just in Time model can be recalibrated, I will be not be able to calculate signals.
For that reason, no updates will be posted to the Just in Time Market Timing web site until further notice.
www.markettimer.com   (259 words)

 Just in time
This space "Just in time" will keep putting up my observations as and when I make them - Just in time[ciphered as 424].
My office is 15 kms away from my home, and by the time I reach office I am all sucked up, my hair disheveled and clothes covered with a thin layer of soot.
In the process I discovered many things, although at that time I had little understanding of what exactly I was up to, and not to mention I caused a lot of trouble to my parents but I know they love me.
vermaverick.blogspot.com   (2505 words)

 Just In Time - CBS News
By the time the ticket arrived, lottery officials had already announced that the prize had gone unclaimed and would be forfeited.
Miligan's wife, Kim, smilingly predicted a grim outcome for her husband if the ticket had not been validated in time.
"I was in shock for a while and just drove around," a beaming Milligan said at a news conference with his 34-year-old wife and acting Gov. Donald DiFrancesco.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2001/06/15/national/main296847.shtml   (506 words)

 Just in Time IT :: IT Project Management and Technical Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Just-in-time (JIT) : (n) A management strategy in which resources are obtained as they are needed, reducing waste and its associated costs.
Serving clients with regional and national information technology projects, JIT delivers a straightforward process for relocations, deployments and streamlining day to day operations.
Just-In-Time embodies contemporary technology and business methodologies; JIT customizes each task to reach client goals on time and within budget.
www.justint.com   (139 words)

 Define just-in-time compiler - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: JIT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the Java programming language and environment, a just-in-time (JIT) compiler is a program that turns Java bytecode (a program that contains instructions that must be interpreted) into instructions that can be sent directly to the processor.
Once the code has been (re-)compiled by the JIT compiler, it will usually run more quickly in the computer.
Sun Microsystems suggests that it's usually faster to select the JIT compiler option, especially if the method executable is repeatedly reused.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,,sid9_gci212423,00.html   (336 words)

Goals of JIT can vary, but there are a few that should be constant in any JIT system.
Also JIT is quite different for workers, in the sense that due to the shorter cycle time, lots of
JIT integration can be found in four points of the manufacturing firm.
academic.emporia.edu /smithwil/s99mg423/eja/mari.html   (1553 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Just-in-time compilation
See also Just in time for the business technique
In a bytecode-compiled system such as Perl, GNU CLISP, or early versions of Java, source code is translated to an intermediate representation known as bytecode.
In fact, it uses two: a "client" compiler which emphasizes fast compilation speed for applications that will be short-lived, and a "server" compiler which emphasizes highly optimized code for applications that will be long-lived.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Just-in-time_compiler   (476 words)

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