Both Debra Smith and Chad Smith are available for speaking engagements of various lengths. To request more information please email

Consulting Services

Both Debra Smith and Chad Smith are partners in a service company named Constraints Management Group (CMG). Constraints Management Group, LLC specializes in implementations of Demand Driven Operating Systems and Supply Chains. Clients past and present include industry leaders Unilever, Boeing, LeTourneau Technologies, Oregon Freeze Dry, Ditch Witch, Raytheon and Alcon. Learn more about our business at:

Programs and Workshops

Demand Driven Performance WorkshopThe Demand Driven Performance Workshop

This day long workshop will expose the gaps and assumptions that block companies from receiving the tremendous gains in both On Time Delivery and ROI by going “Demand Driven.” Discover what prevents businesses from implementing, sustaining and evolving a “Demand Driven” organization focused on “Flow” of both products to and cash from the market. For more information email Debra Smith at

Strategic Solutions ProgramStrategic Solutions Program (SSP)

Install Thoughtware into your company with the Strategic Solutions Program. Learn a powerful and systemic problem solving procss. This process is highlighted in Demand Driven Performance – Using Smart Metrcs. Learn more about this program here: Thoughtware People Training.

Certified Demand Driven Planner ProgramCertified Demand Driven Planner (CDDP) Program

The Certified Demand Driven Planner Program was created by a global partnership between the International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) and the Demand Driven Institute (DDI). Internationally accredited by the IISB, the purpose of the CDDP Program is to educate operations and supply chain personnel on the methods and applications of Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP). Content description and schedules (including the online version) are available here: Demand Driven Institute CDDP Program. Private programs are available from Chad Smith. Email him at for more information.

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