Post image for Front-End Engineering Design: How to Plan Your Next Project Part 1

We all know that design engineering should be approached with meticulous detail and be a methodical process, but the question may be, “where do we start?” That’s what guest author Lucas Leão is about to help you with. Rushing into early development without thoroughly considering all possible solutions and the failure to have a general understanding […]

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Imagine your global company has multiple locations in Japan, China, Germany, France, United States and Russia using the same project and database in their own native language. This is the kind of very real challenge that many organizations are dealing with – maybe you included? At the same time traditionally dominant business languages are undergoing […]

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Perhaps you’ve heard the saying, “knowledge is power,” based on the Latin maxim “scientia potentia est.” It is meant to imply that with knowledge an individual or team’s potential will increase. Engineering knowledge Within the engineering environment the above Latin phrase correlates well with new product development. As design cycles condense and first pass success […]

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A couple of weeks ago, my colleague Kazunari Koga and I had the privilege of presenting at this year’s SMTA Pan Pacific Symposium in Kauai, Hawaii. It’s not often you get to go to Hawaii for a business trip, but in our case, it was definitely worth the effort in attending and participating at this […]

Top Tips for Making Innovation Work

by Dionne Hayman February 3, 2015 Research
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Today I welcome John Bessant, an academic leader specializing in innovation. Last year I had the pleasure of meeting him and chatting more about what he believes is most important for being good at innovation. Innovation remains a risky business. For many technology leaders, it’s essential. Even for those further away from delivering cutting edge […]

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The Challenge of Electromagnetic Compatibility in Electrically Powered Vehicles

by Ralf Bruening January 20, 2015 Electronic/PCB Design Blog Posts
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Today I’m talking about a major European project I am involved in, EM4EM (Electromagnetic Reliability and Electronic Systems for Electromobility), that looks at electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in electronic design systems for electric vehicles (EVs). In fact, I’m pleased to be able to call it an award-winning project with links to the glamourous side of the […]

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