When less is more

Smiley, John; Hanrahan, Bill
March 2006
CED;Mar2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p42
Trade Publication
The article reports that when Cox Communications Inc. expanded its core video services to include high-capacity broadband voice and data, it knew it would need a more robust software capability to manage its logical and physical network components for both inside and outside plant elements. The new inventory management system would lead Cox to higher productivity through the more efficient use of existing staff resources and a streamlining of processes: the handling of redline drawings; the reduction in the number of unnecessary truck rolls; the elimination of task overlap.


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