Life is a Journey

I have always been up for a life of adventure. I’ve been that way as long as I can remember. Whether it’s hiking through Arizona, jet-setting off to South Korea, or horseback riding through the Costa Rican country side, I am game. I have even applied this way of thinking to my career. In college, […]

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A Time for Joy

In this month of joy I can think of no better post than writing a review of Joy, Inc. Personally, a big part of this year, for me, was bringing joy back to work. I wanted to feel happy going to work each day not just for myself but for my team mates too. I […]

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The Art and Science of Information Technology

Everyone knows that technology is important in business. Technology gives many companies their competitive edge, drives costs down, and enables exceptional customer service. When working in the information technology field, it is sometimes easy to forget that what we do is for the greater good of the business. Sometimes, we may find ourselves keeping the […]

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Why We Should Recognize Project Failures

I recently heard on NPR that scientists are starting to publish their studies that failed to replicate. This is unexpected, as scientists usually only share their successfully replicated studies.  In the scientific method, a study is verified when it can be replicated by another research team. So, it was surprising when they found that “two-thirds […]

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I have a Manufacturing Execution System, now what?

Your company has implemented a Manufacturing Execution System or they have had one for a long time. What do you do now? Many companies use Manufacturing Execution Systems implementations as a catalyst for change. Implementing a MES forces people to think about how their plant runs and how it can be optimized. Whether there are multiple […]

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