Main Risks of Aerospace Engineering Projects: How to Implement Wise Risk Management into Your Organization

Epicflow Blog

The aerospace engineering sector deals with mostly large and complex projects. What are the most typical risks associated with aerospace engineering projects, and how to manage them effectively? Main Risks Affecting Aerospace Engineering Projects. Engineering risks.

How to Reverse Engineer Your Fear with Roy Bell

Consulting Matters

But it's also an opportunity to reverse engineer your fear and step into something great! Get a step-by-step approach we created on the fly on how to reverse engineer fear so that it's an empowering force vs. a debilitating force.

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Aircraft Engineering: How to Manage a Typical Project with Maximum Efficiency

Epicflow Blog

Aircraft engineering is a complex and constantly developing sector of aerospace and defense, where experts from various areas of technical expertise are involved. What drives efficiency of aircraft engineering projects?

Frustrated Engineers

Harvard Business

Managing up Organizational culture Decision making Gender Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure AudioDear HBR: answers your questions with the help of CEO and author Richard Sheridan.

Switching your search engine

Seth Godin Blog

First, a quick clarification because this is confusing to many people: The thing you use to browse the internet is not a search engine. A browser is software that allows you to look at any web page–and these companies often make money by selling your attention to the search engine that bids the most. Apple takes billions of dollars a year from Google in exchange for steering you to their search engine. You can switch your search engine in just a few clicks.

AI Engineers Need to Think Beyond Engineering

Harvard Business

Google AI practitioners argue that partnerships with social scientists and community members can deepen understanding of complex problems and lead to fairer algorithms. Technology Digital Article

What is a Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Consulthon

Do you or your company have a (Search Engine Optimization) SEO strategy? What is your experience with SEO? To help capture the migration of customers to digital channels, consider developing and d

Engineering a Driverless Future

Harvard Business

Self-driving technology is cautiously coming of age. What benefits will it bring? Disruptive innovation Technology Research & development Audio

Digitalization of Aerospace Engineering: Main Difficulties and Ways to Overcome Them

Epicflow Blog

In today’s changing and uncertain world, aerospace engineering companies are seeking the ways to design and develop new products faster and with less cost. Digitalization in Aerospace Engineering: General Overview . Digital technologies used in aerospace engineering .

Engineering Biology: The Next Frontier

Harvard Business

Vijay Pande, Andreessen Horowitz general partner, explores new technologies at the intersection of biology, engineering, and innovation. Disruptive innovation Research & development Technology Audio

How to Keep Your Consulting Business Safe & Secure with Gary Peace: Podcast #199

Consulting Success

Consulting Success Podcast Cybersecurity IP Protection Social Engineering Stealing Information Updating Software VPNWith everything online, it’s easy to be paranoid over privacy. It’s important to secure your business. You’ll never know if someone is watching you online.

From Engineer To Successful Ecommerce Consultant with Mike Gammarino: Podcast #48

Consulting Success

From Engineer To Successful Ecommerce Consultant with Mike Gammarino: Podcast #48 is a post from: Consulting Success. A lot of times, what we see for new product companies are you’ve got a couple of founders where one knows the product well because that started the idea, and then one knows how to market and sell the product. Once you have those two things together, the next piece is the ecommerce operations piece.

Engineering Your Way Out of the Global Chip Shortage

Harvard Business

If you design for resilience, you’ll be better able to navigate disruptions. Supply chain management Product development Agile project management Digital Article

Our engineering ratchet

Seth Godin Blog

Quietly, over the last thirty years, engineering has become dramatically more efficient and effective. Insulated glass, cars that don't break down, keyboards with just the right feel to them… Mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering are all moving faster than ever. Several factors are at work: Computer aided design and engineering means that smaller teams can do more, faster.

The engine of our discontent

Seth Godin Blog

When TV first was adopted, it was a magical gift. The shows united our culture and the ads fueled a seemingly endless consumer boom. Today, though, marketers have turned television into an instrument of dissatisfaction. The shows alienate many, because they bring an idealized, expensive world into the homes of people who increasingly can't afford it. And the ads remind just about everyone that their lives are incomplete and unhappy--unless they buy what's on offer.

Simplifying the Job of an Aerospace Engineering Project Manager with a Resource Management Solution

Epicflow Blog

Project management in aerospace engineering deals with large-scale complex initiatives that require perfect coordination between all the parties involved. Read further to learn about its potential to simplify aerospace engineering project management. .

Manage time using Business Process Re-engineering (BPR)

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Manage time using Business Process Re-engineering (BPR). BPR your life takes the principles of business process re-engineering and applies them to the way you manage your time (and therefore your life). Five principles of re-engineering your […]. The post Manage time using Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

The Subtle Stressors Making Women Want to Leave Engineering

Harvard Business

Female retention in engineering remains a persistent problem. To build a deeper understanding of these experiences and how women deal with them, we interviewed and surveyed more than 330 engineers in the U.S. (43% 43% female, 57% male) from 2013-2017, and spoke with more than 20 female engineers at professional conferences in the U.S. These engineers varied in age from 22 to 50 and came from multiple engineering subfields. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images.

Review for Engineering Projects: PrimaveraReader – Viewer for XER schedules

Virtual Project Consulting

For construction and engineering project managers who use Oracle® Primavera P6, look at this review of a simple to use viewer for XER schedules. Project Management Reviews project management schedule reader Seavus

R&D Pricing Strategies for Consultants: How to Price The Unknowns

Consulting Success

Consulting Articles Consulting Fees consulting fees consulting retainers Engineering R&D Science Value Based PricingPricing your consulting services hourly is one of the worst ways to charge your clients. You only have so many hours in a day.

Add engines until airborne

Seth Godin Blog

The most direct way to get a jet to fly is to add bigger engines. That's certainly one way to get through a thorny problem. And the easiest way to gain attention is to run more ads, or yell more loudly. Horsepower is an expensive but often effective solution. The challenge is that power is expensive. And that power is inelegant. And that power often leaves behind a trail of destruction. When in doubt, try wings. Wings use finesse more than sheer force.

Scientist, Engineer and Operations Manager

Seth Godin Blog

The Engineer builds things that work. The engineer builds it out. Engineers shouldn't make stuff up. A career is often based on one of these three stances: The Scientist does experiments. Sometimes they work, sometimes they fail. She takes good notes. Comes up with a theory. Works to disprove it. Publishes the work. Moves on to more experiments.

How To Sell Consulting Services With Craig Wortmann: Podcast #50

Consulting Success

Craig Wortmann of Sales Engine consulting reveals the key to sell more: networking. Consulting Success Podcast Craig Wortmann go-to-market growing portfolio How To Sell More How To Sell More With Craig Wortmann of Sales Engine Consulting messaging sales Sales Engine ConsultingGrowing portfolio companies must focus on their sales, messaging, and go-to-market. People may roll their eyes, but it’s true!

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Cracking the Search Engine Code

Strategy+Business

E-tailers create sponsored ads in a bid to attract online consumers, but lower-cost improvements to search placement can be more profitable

Ex-Google Engineers Launch “Otto”: Completely Driverless Truck Testing Underway

MishTalk

Four ex-Google engineers, including the man who built Google’s first self-driving … Continue reading → EconomicsMovement in the autonomous vehicle space accelerated once again.

Why Do So Many Women Who Study Engineering Leave the Field?

Harvard Business

Engineering is the most male-dominated field in STEM. with women making up only 13% of the engineering workforce. For decades, to attract more women to the field, engineering educators have focused on curriculum reform (e.g., While these efforts have brought in more women to study engineering, the problem is that many quit during and after school. So why do women who study engineering leave to pursue careers in other fields? Why men and women enter engineering.

How Much Innovation Should We Juice Out of Engineers?

Strategy+Business

Are the bells and whistles on already highly engineered products just decadence, or are they a small price to pay for the gadgets we need

How to make my organisation function as a machine engine?

Consulthon

I see more and more silo mentality and unawareness of the consequences of a given output in my team. I feel the work is not understood and the end result is not clear. My team definitely does no

How Engineering Principles Can Improve Healthcare

Strategy+Business

As demand for ambulatory care grows, providers can unlock access using existing resources. But they''ll need to redesign the way they operate--by putting the patient in the middle

Why Entrepreneurship Programs for Engineers Fail

Harvard Business

Entrepreneurs are known for their creativity and risk tolerance; engineers, mathematicians, and health care workers typically aren’t. Consider, for example, the ideal attributes of a civil engineer building an interstate bridge near your home. Do you picture a risk-tolerant engineer who is highly comfortable with uncertainty, or one who tends to prefer mathematical certainly? Jeffrey Coolidge/Getty Images.

How to ?Re-engineer? Your Business for Safety

Harvard Business

Apply this ‘90s business principle to your company’s reopening strategy. Managing organizations Strategic thinking Business processes Digital Article

How the Imagined “Rationality” of Engineering Is Hurting Diversity — and Engineering

Harvard Business

Just how common are the views on gender espoused in the memo that former Google engineer James Damore was recently fired for distributing on an internal company message board? Research we’ve conducted shows that while most people don’t share Damore’s views, male engineers are more likely to. ” Students are taught engineering purity, Cech found , so their commitment to public welfare declines significantly over the course of their engineering education.

The Problem of Visibility for Women in Engineering, and How They Manage It

Harvard Business

Women engineers have a visibility problem. In 2014 we interviewed 50 women engineers in three leading FTSE 100 organizations in the UK. All three organizations said they were committed to diversity and were attempting to hire, retain, and promote more women engineers. More on our sample We interviewed female engineers from three companies. Within their engineering sectors, they worked in a range of specialties. Peter Cade/Getty Images.

NASA Rocket With Russian-Made Engine Explodes On Takeoff; Ironies Abound

MishTalk

Sanctions or not, NASA uses Russian-made engines to propel rockets. Yesterday, just seconds after takeoff, a NASA Antares rocket with a Russian-made engine exploded on takeoff. The Russian maker of the engine used in the unmanned US supply rocket that exploded after liftoff in Virginia denied on Wednesday that its product was at fault for the catastrophe. In essence, the AJ-26 engine is undergoing flight tests,” it said.

Great Digital Companies Build Great Recommendation Engines

Harvard Business

Recommendation engines (or recommenders ) force organizations to fundamentally rethink how to get greater value from their data while creating greater value for their customers. “Build real recommendation engines fast” is my mission-critical recommendation to companies aspiring — or struggling — to creatively cross the digital divide. Laura Schneider for HBR.

Wal-Mart Shares Plunge 10 Percent; Retail Price Wars On the Way? Capital Investment Financial Engineering

MishTalk

Capital Investment Financial Engineering In a press release Wal-Mart announced " Capital investments will be approximately $11.0 Wolf Richter took Wal-Mart to task for that statement in his appraisal The Chilling Thing Wal-Mart Said about Financial Engineering. It has been the most successful method of financial engineering. In this era, once financial engineering fails to prop up stock prices, all bets are off.

What Managers Can Do to Keep Women in Engineering

Harvard Business

Engineering faces a serious gender-based retention problem. Despite all the efforts encouraging women to study engineering, over 40% of highly skilled women who enter the field end up leaving. In 2014 we interviewed 34 women engineers in two FTSE 100 firms in the UK. Ten of the engineers were in the early stages of their careers, 19 were mid-career, and five were in late career. PET’s engineering workforce was about 12% women, and TTD’s was about 9%.

The “Wages Are Skyrocketing” Narrative Is False

Harvard Business

Labor Executive compensation Personnel policies Employee retention Energy and natural resources sector Construction and engineering Fabrication and manufacturing Digital ArticleAnecdotal evidence is at odds with the data.

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Conquer Your Self-Doubt in Meetings

Harvard Business

Communication Meetings Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure Digital ArticleFour strategies to find your voice.

Creating a New Approach to Engineering and Innovation at Hitachi Metals - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HITACHI METALS, LTD.

Harvard Business

As the new general manager of the Global Research & Innovative Technology Center (GRIT) at Hitachi Metals, Kenichi Inoue is tasked with creating an updated framework for research and development in advanced materials, helping his organization make the shift to a new approach to engineering and innovation in a disrupted world. Innovation Design Product development Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure Manufacturing Sponsor Content