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Articles by Darryl Seland
Mick Jagger sings that he “can’t get no satisfaction.” Double negatives aside, perhaps Mick should have worked in the quality field.
Good. Fast. Cheap. Choose two. As introduced by Long Phan in his feature this month, this well-known adage is referred to as The Designer’s Triangle.
It’s been said that the human body is a marvel, the greatest machine ever designed. It’s not hard to find confirmation of that statement in the other machines man has designed and built.
This month’s Quality delves into the idea of things coming back around, but it is by no means innocuous. Reshoring, or insourcing, is a hot topic of conversation amongst companies that continue to strive to bring themselves closer to their customers.
Connections. Making them is a part of our work and personal lives.
There is an interesting exercise you might come across if you ever happen to find yourself engaged in an ethical debate over responsibility or blame.
To complement something is to make it complete; to make it perfect.
Put yourself in someone else’s shoes. It’s a great way to describe empathy, a subject I have talked about in other columns. But the phrase is also a great way to describe one important aspect of what designers and engineers do with every project, especially quality engineers—environment stress testing and screening.