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In October 2001, an international team led by Lockheed Martin was awarded the contract to build the next-generation Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft, which resulted in the development of the F-...
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The adage that “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” has been taken to task probably ever since it was first uttered. ThomasNet.com turned that whole idea on its ear with the newest round of...
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What makes a successful business thrive? That’s what eight out of 10 new entrepreneurs would like to know because their businesses fail within the first 18 months, according to Bloomberg. Adam...
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In August 2009, a 911 emergency call made from an out-of-control vehicle, speeding at more than 100 miles per hour, reported, “We’re in a Lexus... and we’re going north on 125 and our accelerator...
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They say the world is getting smaller all the time. Tell that to your supply chain manager. It’s something of a conundrum that as technologies allow companies to deal with suppliers farther and...
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Some of the [ISO 9001: 2015] requirements are relatively clear; others are more “euphemisms,” and you don’t know how to react… —James Lamprecht, author of ISO 9000: Preparing for Certification (CRC...
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There is no substitute for knowledge... —W. Edwards Deming The W. Edwards Deming Institute (deming.org) and Purdue University held their 2013 Annual Fall Conference in West Lafayette, Indiana, last...
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Quality Digest and the Coordinate Metrology Society are joining forces to celebrate World Metrology Week 2013 starting on Monday, May 20. The week will feature special editorial content, photos,...
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On March 28, 2013, the world lost a person whom many consider to be a major contributor to the world of industrial statistics: George E. P. Box. Relatively unknown outside the world of statistics,...
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The mouse and keyboard were invented before the Internet even existed. Since then, countless technological advancements have allowed for much more efficient human computer interaction. Why then do...