Some suggest that the ongoing expansion of PLM can go on forever in the context of continuous improvement. Chad Jackson gives his perspective on this controversial question.
Hard Returns in Cost Justifications
In one of the last updates, Chad Jackson talked about the shortcomings of soft returns in cost justification. Here, he talks to the advantages of hard returns.
Agile for Hardware Development: Implications of Sprints and Working Prototypes
Agile seems to be making progress in the development processes for hardware. In this video, Chad Jackson talks about the implications of springs and working prototypes. They take on an entirely new meaning when #agile is applied to hardware.
The Need for Validation in MBE Initiatives
What is model validation? How does it fit into Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) initiatives? It is actually more important than you think. Chad Jackson provides an overview of this complex topic in our latest video.
Soft Returns in Cost Justifications
In covering technology-led engineering initiatives, we get asked a lot of questions about return-on-investment. Many include soft returns, focusing on productivity. In this video, Chad Jackson points out the shortcomings in soft returns.
The Engineering Executive’s Conundrum
Change initiatives represent a real opportunity for improvement… and disruption. In this post, we talk about this catch-22 for engineering executives.
What is a Model-Based Enterprise?
What is a Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) initiative? We provide an overview in this post and video.
The Systems Engineering Conundrum
Companies considering system engineering practices are caught in a catch-22. We explain in this post.