In memory of Eliyahu Goldratt

Today searching web for goal programming sources I suddenly learned that last year Eliyahu Goldratt died. He was 64. I remember how impressed I was with his books “The Goal” and “Theory of Constraints” that helped me with an implementation of a custom supply chain system at the end of 90’s. I remember reading “The Goal” aloud to my wife – it was more than another technical book.  Not being a native English speaker, he used plain English to explain complex issues in a very unconventional way. Continue reading