The late Stephen Covey taught us to begin with the end in mind. This is a useful mindset for life and business. Beginning with the end in mind for a capital project is critical for ensuring success of the project. Just like a house is not built without the plans completed, a capital project sh
Let’s clear the air about helium and answer some common questions about its history and availability. Cincinnati Test Systems is the largest leak test company in the world. We build many machines that utilize helium gas coupled with mass spectr
Algorithms and integrated networks (Industry 4.0) will change the landscape of equipment in the years to come. The power of well-constructed, self-healing, and adaptive networks is difficult to comprehend at this stage of their developmen
Communication is the most important skill for success in project management. Keeping the team on the same page with detailed but simple communication is critical for being a top project manager.
Communication is an essential part of community and life. We communicate each day in many ways wit
One of the biggest challenges I see customers face is financial approval. Proposals are rejected most often for one of two main reasons:
Insufficient ROI – When the finances don’t add up, there is no reason for finance to approve the project. However, there migh
After college, I began my career as a manufacturing engineer at Cummins Engine Company. To be honest, I was clueless as to what I was doing, but thankfully had some leaders that helped guide me. The challenge with their mentoring is that it was old school. They focused more on trench work and