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Delivering Significant Business Value: Plan and Implement

In the previous blog post, we targeted processes and established metrics. Now, let’s plan and implement the new and improved business process. Taking these steps will improve your negotiations on your next review or interview.“This is your time.” Herb Brooks, Coach of the 1980 USA “Miracle” Hockey...

Dec. 1, 2014

Delivering Significant Business Value

As Engineering Document Control Manager, you keep information flowing. You make sure everyone is getting accurate documentation when they need it. You ensure that ECOs are signed off and related systems are updated. When all systems operate smoothly, few notice your department. As a...

Nov. 14, 2014

Star Wars Saga: How Darth Vader’s Suit Met FDA Approval

Darth Vader’s fearsome black mobile life-support suit was manufactured to compensate for the serious injuries Anakin Skywalker suffered after his duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi.But precious few knew the luninary’s statuesque, gloom and doom outfit—designed with groundbreaking medical device technology—almost didn’t happen.If...

Aug. 18, 2014