OPS 571 Week 5 DQ 2 In both service and manufacturing firms must manage capacity

OPS 571 Week 5 DQ 2 In both service and manufacturing firms must manage capacity

In both service and manufacturing firms must manage capacity because if they fail it often affects the firm’s bottom line.  Looking at the information technology (IT) field, cloud computing is becoming a firm’s IT infrastructure; often outsourced to a service firm such as Google or Microsoft.  A cloud-servicing firm must balance the cloud capacity (bandwidth, software, storage, etc…).  Too little capacity may cause the loss of the customer base, while too much capacity leads to excessive hardware and network maintainer expenses.  Striking a balance between current and future need is difficult.  What do you believe is a best practice for managing capacity?

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Course: OPS/571 Operations Management
School: University of Phoenix

 

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