I caught a glimpse of an advertisement on television the other day which grabbed my attention. As I don’t own a TV (through choice), seeing advertisements are a rarity. So as a mechanical engineer, this particular advertisement for an electric folding rear seat in an SUV had me intrigued and got me thinking. I haveContinue Reading Diminishing returns
Why is it that in the modern day, with all the automated technology (computers and smartphones) that is available at our fingertips, why are our work days longer? Surely all our labour saving devices and software should make our days easier. I remember when computers were becoming more mainstream, and there were those predictions whichContinue Reading Why are we working harder?
We have all heard the mantra “systematize systematize systematize”. What exactly does this mean? What does the system look like and where do we start? I would suggest that the place to start when looking at the system is the data. What are your metrics? What are you measuring? Is it time, is it quality,Continue Reading Test and measure