January 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Who Was Your Mentor?

January is National Mentoring Month, so we caught up with Bishop-Wisecarver founder and inventor of the DualVee Guide Wheel Bud Wisecarver to ask him who he considers his greatest mentor. [ Here's what he told us ... ]…


Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 31, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

How engineering contributes to new product introduction

I just wrote a post on the Arena Blog about big picture questions to ask when launching a new product.

Answering these questions (what is the overall expected revenue, are there additional headcount needs, etc) is often the job of C-level and VP folks - but these aren't the only…


Added by Alyssa Sittig on January 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

We're Looking for an Engineer!

We're hiring, and one of the positions is for a Mechatronics Engineer. CLICK HERE to check out our career page and download the job description!

Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 17, 2012 at 2:24pm — No Comments

A Look Inside Dean Kamen's Home

We recently attended the kickoff for the FIRST Robotics Competition — a national event in which high school students design and build robots to compete in a sort of tech Olympics. It's an awesome program and we're proud to sponsor it! One thing we geeked out about, too, was that we got to talk to renowned inventor Dean Kamen — and even got a tour of his massive home.…


Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 17, 2012 at 11:59am — No Comments

A Crossword Puzzle For All You Engineer Types

We just launched a new blog feature in celebration of a Twitter trend we follow: #MotionMonday. Ya'll should check it out, download it and email me if you need the answer key! Prizes may await you :)

[[ CHECK IT ]]…


Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 16, 2012 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Using Rotary Motion Systems to Learn More About the Way We Walk

We just wrote about how some university researchers are using robotic hexapods to study human gait. Find out how by reading our blog here!…


Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 13, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Choosing a part numbering scheme? Here are 3 things you should consider

If you've been tasked with creating a part numbering scheme, I would like to share my condolences . . part numbering schemes are no fun. In my opinion, they are one of those things you just want to work.

There have been a couple of pieces written by my coworker on the Arena Blog about part numbering (…


Added by Alyssa Sittig on January 11, 2012 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Touch screen that touches back

It may not be new for you, but for me it was. I do not understand well the principles behind; perhaps are similar to the ones behind 3D printers? Anyway, interesting...have you already thought which is the site or ebook you would first visit after getting this as your Christmas present?…


Added by Freddy Soria on January 10, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

College Dropouts, China's Incredible Engineering Feats and Q&As with Manufacturing Salesmen

We're excited to share this week's roundup of notable news related to manufacturing, engineering, business, college education and a few other random tidbits. 


Happy New Year from all of us here at Bishop-Wisecarver!…


Added by Jennifer Wadsworth on January 6, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

What are you doing to manage changes in 2012

If you're working for a large, established company, your engineering change process may have been set in stone for as long as you can remember.

But if you're working for a smaller company, maybe the way changes are managed depends on who's involved, the…


Added by Alyssa Sittig on January 2, 2012 at 11:21am — No Comments

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