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Managing Quality Throughout The Project Duration

May 15, 2023

Managing quality throughout a project’s duration involves outlining a series of actions to ensure the outcomes meet the requirements. The project manager establishes quality assurance methods for their team to follow. For instance, the project manager may require each team member to submit a weekly…

Does Your Safety Program Include These Key Elements?

April 17, 2023

Your workers are your greatest assets. You must prioritize their safety. Reducing worker illnesses and injuries increases engagement, productivity, and performance, as well as elevating job satisfaction, employee morale, and retention rates. All of these factors impact your bottom line. Include these key elements in…

A Material Revolution is Changing the Manufacturing Industry

January 16, 2019

Materials science may be one of the more important technologies of the next decade. Manufacturers need new materials to create more advanced products. Manufacturers also need to replace materials subject to supply disruptions, like rare earth elements. Traditionally, developing new materials has been a slow,…

The Amazon Effect is Changing Manufacturing

January 14, 2019

The “Amazon Effect” is a term many have heard, but what does it mean? While it can mean different things to different people, in general, it refers to the phenomenon of how consumers’ interactions with Amazon are driving new expectations for how buyers and suppliers…

Benefits of Virtual Prototyping

November 19, 2018

Virtual reality is not as new as one may think. In 1935, Stanley Weinbaum released Pygmalion’s Spectacles – a science fiction story. The story’s main character wears a pair of goggles which transports him to a fictional world which stimulates his senses aptly and features…

Automakers Take on Larger Role in Testing and Simulation

October 08, 2018

Chip and Electronic Design Automation (EDA) companies are scrambling to deal with stiff safety regulations and harsh environmental conditions for automotive chips, but automakers are making big changes of their own to ensure all those components work together as expected. The result is a significant…

Active Safety System Names Differ By Manufacturer

September 24, 2018

Active safety features are quickly propagating across the automotive world, with advanced driver assistance available on everything from compact economy cars to tech-forward luxury flagships. But as more and more of these systems hit the market, the alphabet soup of acronyms and confusing nomenclature can…

How Data Serves as Input for Automotive Design

September 06, 2018

When automakers think about customer data, they usually focus on how it helps them market and sell a car – what features are most in demand or purchasing and pricing trends. Yet, as cars become increasingly crammed with sensors and digital devices that can collect…

Join Us in Celebration

August 01, 2018

Be proud to be a Professional Engineer. Today marks the third annual celebration of Professional Engineers. Sustained Quality Group celebrates licensure and the profession with Professional Engineers around the world. On August 8, 1907, the first professional engineering license was issued to Charles Bellamy in Wyoming….

Engineering Students Take Lifesaving Concept to Market

July 16, 2018

A little money and a lot of advice goes a long way for a budding entrepreneur. Take it from the two Hokie engineering student founders of Park & Diamond, a young startup that makes collapsible, sleek helmets. These helmets are not safety certified for motorcycles, but they…