Alyssa Sittig's Blog – November 2011 Archive (3)

Why is Engineering Change Management so Hard?

A good friend of mine . . .  who shall remain nameless . . . . just got out of a "come to Jesus" meeting because a major change to an important fixture in their product was missed. Not a good day to be him . . .

It's scary to admit, but missing a poorly documented change can happen to anyone (to a varying degree of severity). It all comes down to your processes, and how tightly you're managing changes to your product with ECO/ECRs.

Obviously, working at Arena has convinced me…


Added by Alyssa Sittig on November 10, 2011 at 3:11pm — 2 Comments

Do engineers consider supply chain risk when looking for parts

A recent Chainlink survey revealed that 45% of companies devote less than $50,000 each year…


Added by Alyssa Sittig on November 8, 2011 at 5:18pm — 2 Comments

Could open-design hardware ever replace proprietary design?

I always enjoy reading the musings of my company's CTO, Eric Larkin. I found his most recent post about open-design hardware particularly interesting.(Not to mention, I appreciated the throw-back to the days of…


Added by Alyssa Sittig on November 3, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments


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