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Start With The End In Mind

Posted on July 20th, 2017 by

Every project has a beginning. And every project has an end. If something you’re working on is open-ended or is a continuous improvement initiative, it’s not a project. Continue reading “Start With The End In Mind” »

PSM Auditor: Coach, Umpire, or Police

Posted on July 11th, 2017 by

“Umpires don’t make the rules.  They apply them…They make sure everybody plays by the rules.  But it is a limited role.  Nobody ever went to a ballgame to see the umpire”  Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts

When we are approached to conduct a PSM audit, the conversation usually begins with a query about whether we can do a third party audit. Continue reading “PSM Auditor: Coach, Umpire, or Police” »

The Art Of “Good Enough”

Posted on July 10th, 2017 by

Engineering is all about boundaries, constraints and what we’re able to achieve within them. But one thing I’ve found to be true about engineers is that we’re almost never satisfied. There’s always a little bit more to do. There are always small improvements to make, problems to iron out, designs to hone. Continue reading “The Art Of “Good Enough”” »

Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 2 – The Incineration Process

Posted on July 6th, 2017 by

In layman’s terms, the incineration process involves the creation of a ball of fire into which hazardous waste is introduced and subsequently destroyed. There is (of course) much more to it than that. Continue reading “Air vs. Steam Atomization Part 2 – The Incineration Process” »

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