The Olden Days by Jon M Quigley I recently had a phone call with a person I met on LinkedIn. Actually, I have been having calls with them over the weeks, to talk about product development, especially the way it was in the olden days. Over the course of few discussions we began chatting about […]
New Discussions Recently I have had some conversations with some new friends that I have never met, Tristan Nuñez, we chatted a few times on cutting trees down, and popcorn, and LaTashia Tyson. We talked about working and career development. I have written some articles on LinkedIn, including My First Five Jobs, and some thoughts […]
Wire harness development and testing Slow is painful by Jon M Quigley Vehicle Systems Vehicles have become increasingly electrical over the year, even vehicles that are not electric propulsion. There are more features, more embedded controllers and greater communication between the electronic controllers. The range of content is from power electronics, sensor data (analog signals), […]
Limits of Asynchronous Communication In an earlier blog post we wrote along with contributions to a magazine on asynchronous communication. Businesses are forced to make decisions, that they would rather not make, such is the time of Covid. We cannot just go to the office and continue to work as we once did, perhaps short-term, […]
This is a demonstration of the law of diminishing returns. In present day, in my experience, happens vary frequently in project management.
Project Success & the Metaphorical Triangle By Steven G. Lauck & Jon M. Quigley, MS PMP CTFL Project Success – Project Success – Project Success! That is the hope of any organization when hiring and assigning the correct project manager to each project. For me, Project Success has always come down to fulfillment of Scope, […]
By Jon M. Quigley I saw a LinkedIn post yesterday about scope of testing during times of compressed schedule. The position was to test what is new in the software, and of that new, what is the most important, perhaps meaning what if it goes wrong, would be the worst for the client or customer. […]
Go to the place where the work is performed, that is the Gemba walk. This does not apply just to manufacturing, but also line managers and their respective departments as well as to project management. You want to know what is going on, what could be better, go unto the work space and watch and […]
If you have spent any time in the automotive industry you have probably spent time working within a system called the 5S.
How do new ideas occur to us? What is the secret mixture that enables this spark that creates something new? I have long wondered this, including when watching my son build things that I found interesting, and with no clear sign of what of the source of that idea that became reality. I saw him […]