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Start By Defining The “What” Instead Of The “How”

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

We know that the best way to kick off any design or development work is to get to grips with the problem we’re trying to solve. As we looked at last time, understanding who the key stakeholders are and what they’re most interested is an important first step in finding the right solution. Continue reading “Start By Defining The “What” Instead Of The “How”” »

What Makes An Engineer An Engineer?

Posted on February 24th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

For the last 65 years the birthday of George Washington has been celebrated by observing National Engineers Week in the USA. The week of February 22nd has been used to call attention to the contribution that engineers make to our society. Continue reading “What Makes An Engineer An Engineer?” »

Solving The Right Problem (And How To Save Yourself A Headache When You’re Done)

Posted on February 23rd, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

At a basic level, an engineers role is to solve problems. Charged with designing, defining, building, making and implementing solutions, it’s an engineers job to address a particular need and fix or improve something. Whether the solution is in the form of a Continue reading “Solving The Right Problem (And How To Save Yourself A Headache When You’re Done)” »