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QDL Tech Corner: Lasertec Optelics Hybrid Confocal Microscope

Story links for Oct. 4, 2019

 

Tech Corner: Lasertec Optelics Hybrid Confocal Microscope

Laser and white-light confocal in one body

We take a closer look at the Lasertec Optelics Hybrid Confocal Microscope, which features high resolution, wide FOV, nano-scale measurement, and wavelength selection.

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Book Interview: "Never Go With Your Gut"

Story links for Dec. 6, 2019


On this QDL, we look at gut reactions. The advice we have all received (and maybe given) about “just trust your instincts” or “go with your intuition.”  Dr. Gleb Tsipursky tells us why your “gut” may not be the best thing to rely on when making business decisions.

Book: "Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters"

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Exploring modern apprenticeships

Story links for Nov. 22, 2019

We talk to Nicholas Wyman, CEO and founder of IWSI America, about apprenticeship programs and how they are helping address today's skilled-labor shortages.

Report: It’s Time: Using Modern Apprenticeships to Reskill America

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Strategic teams: From goal, to strategy, to action

Story links for Nov. 15, 2019


What are strategic teams and how do they help your company achieve its strategic goals? Dan Wolf, author of “Strategic Teams and Development: The fieldbook for People Making Strategy Happen,” will tell us what makes a good strategic team.  

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QDL: PrecisionPath Consortium--Manufacturing's wish list

Story links for Nov. 8, 2019

 

Manufacturers' wish list

The PrecisionPath Consortium looks at future metrology needs for today's increasingly complex manufacturing industry.

Based on data analysis and an industry survey, "Technology Roadmap for Large Scale Manufacturing" outlines trends that cut across multiple 3D measurement technology families.

 

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Tech Corner: The right way to create custom inspection fixtures

Story links for Oct. 25, 2019

 

The right way to create custom inspection fixtures

Increased manufacturing complexity has been driving the need for robust, accurate fixtures. We talk to Victor Rinaldi at Phillips Precision about the rise in custom fixturing and why companies are turning to third parties, such as Phillips, to design complex fixturing solutions. What's involved?

Watch previous Tech Corner of Inspection Arsenal modular fixturing system.

 

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QDL: How to deal with disruptive employees

Story links for Oct. 18, 2019

 

How to deal with disruptive employees

The disruptor. The grump. Debbie Downer. Cranky Charlie. Every company has had employees that are hard to deal with. Lisa Ryan, Chief Appreciation Strategist with Grategy tells us how to deal with them.

Download her book "Manufacturing Engagement: 98 Proven Strategies to Keep Your Top Talent from Becoming Someone Else's"

 

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QDL Tech Corner: Exploring Brunson Intrument's cave

Story links for Oct. 11, 2019

 

Join us for a look at Brunson Instrument's amazing 220,000 square feet cave where they design and manufacture their state-of-the-art metrology equipment.

 

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QDL: Changing the face of engineering

Story links for Sept. 27, 2019

 

Changing the face of engineering

Michelle Edwards, chair of the Women in Metrology committee for the Coordinate Metrology Society, talks about women in engineering, and the importance of diversity.


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QDL: Safety Products, and Electric and Autonomous Vehicle Standards

Story links for Sept. 25, 2019

 

Chad Kymal, CTO of Omnex Inc., talks about how technological developments are causing changes to auto standards, methodologies, and the QMS.

Article: "Considerations of Functional Safety, Automotive SPICE, and Cybersecurity in Automotive New-Product Development"
Webinar: "Safety Products, and Electric (EV) & Autonomous (AV) Vehicle Standards"

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