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 •  November 14

| For the past 20 years, high performance computing has beneï¬ted from a significant reduction in the clock cycle time of the basic processor. Going forward, trends indicate the clock rate of the most powerful processors in the world may stay the same or decrease slightly. When the clock rate decreases, the chip runs at a slower speed. At the same...

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 •  September 22

| Big Book of Emergency Department Psychiatry provides an integrated, comprehensive, and patient centered understanding of operational improvement and clinical care strategies. The book addresses the administrative and cultural challenges of creating a successful program, and is written for trainees, clinicians, hospital administrators, patient...

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 •  August 13

| Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) began as a technique to enable real-time robotic navigation on previously unexplored environments. The created maps however were designed for the sole purpose of localizing the robot (i.e. what is the position and orientation of the robot in relation to the map) and several systems demonstrated the...

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 •  May 6

| (Cambridge, NY April 26, 2017) Bill Ruggles, co-author of two T&F books -- Effective Portfolio Management Systems (2016) and Project Management for Performance Improvement Teams (TBP Late 2017) -- delivered the first of two 4-hour workshops on "Intro to Lean Problem Solving & Continuous Improvement for Manufacturing" on behalf of SUNY Adirondack...

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 •  March 5

| Business volatility and the complexity of factors influencing demand are making it hard to reliably model the causes of demand variation. Traditionally, companies want to capture demand as close to the customer as possible, using inventory models to determine the appropriate product mix across the entire supply chain. Here are two basic...

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 •  January 2

| Why not start your New Year Resolution with a Lean Kitchen Event? How often do you find yourself searching for an item you thought you left one place, only to find it in another? How many times have you gone to pour a bowl of cereal in the wee hours of the morning, only to find an empty cupboard and a dishwasher full of dirty dishes? Ever gone...

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 •  January 1

No matter your age, your gender or your beliefs; football is always our favorite game ever. The passion before the game or the suspense during and the sense of achievement after winning are a common feelings among everyone. Like Vince Lombardi, who achieved success by having his team focus on the mastery of football basics – we need to have our...

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 •  November 21, 2016

| Poetic thinking is a life-cherishing force, a game-changing accelerator for Inventive Problem Solving of Industrial Design Engineering. One line or a few lines within a poem can upend your way of designing industrial products. It can help you recover and reclaim a way of designing products break up acceptance of the status-quo, or, put more...

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 •  November 5, 2016

| Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) is a disciplined problem prevention approach, used to achieve the Six Sigma goal. In addition, DFSS is a systematic process to prevent defects affecting what is important to the customer. Industrial Design Engineering (IDE) providing a fundamental set of principles that determine good industrial design practice, can...

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 •  October 31, 2016

| General concepts and pitfalls in problem solving Real-life problem solving approaches are simultaneously different and the same. It is impossible to get a tough problem solved by just applying a pre-defined ‘cook book recipe’. Recognizing the distinctive characteristics of a problem is critical since the devil can lie in the detail. Applying the...