I was asked by someone if TRIZ was the Russian equivalent to Six Sigma or Lean or some other continuous process improvement (CPI) methodology. My response was, “What is TRIZ?” And given all the various CPI acronyms out there, why hadn’t I heard of this… Read More
I heard the statement that quantity has a quality all its own. This quote has been attributed to several major figures, but the rebuttal “quality has a quality all its own” matters more to me as an industrial engineer. What are the implications of quality… Read More
To paraphrase Peter Drucker, there is romance in innovation and invention, but flashes of genius usually don’t take you far; what carries you far is hard, organized and purposeful work. There are too many projects that never leave the drawing board, fail to be implemented… Read More
As artificial intelligences behind the search engines become smarter, people’s queries and behaviors change. Let’s look at these changes in greater detail and their impact on both websites and users.