Jennifer Herron, CEO, & Ryan Gelotte, former CTO, discuss why the Action Engineering team adopted an Agile mindset – and why they believe it’s the right path for every MBE transformation. MBD transitions are dynamic. Supporting your team to deliver value early often breeds tangible results and strong motivation. Action Engineering embraces an Agile development […]
When finishing projects at work, we often wish they were similar to crossing the finish line of a marathon – expecting to hear thunderous applause from those on the sideline as a race volunteer adorns a victory medal around our neck and we can breathe easy knowing we are done with the race. All too […]
E. Nothani Bryant joined the Action Engineering team as a 2020 summer intern.Learn about his experiences creating a reference for the ASME Y14.41 standard and developing training content. Before I started the internship in earnest, I thought I would be mainly doing GD&T and analyzing models through 3D PDFs. GD&T was the only part of […]
The current corporate buzz word is ‘Agile’. If you have it on your corporate buzz word bingo board, chances are you’ll be IM-ing your work buddies that you hit a “B-I-N-G-O” pretty quickly into your next company town hall. Since Agile is such a trendy word, what does it really mean? Depending on where you […]
A few weeks ago, I wrote about using Scrum to help run the ‘family business’. I’m a firm believer in practicing what I preach, but since my household consists of just me and Skip (my four-legged fur child), it really wasn’t possible. It would take a lot of peanut butter and cheese to convince Skip to […]
Meet Tyler. He’s a product design engineer. Tyler is ready to face the demons of MBD confusion, but every superhero needs some help to get started. Tyler needs MBD Using Modern GD&T. Are you ready for the next level in your MBD superhero story?
prod·uct | \ ˈprä-(ˌ)dəkt Something produced. Something (such as a service) that is marketed or sold as a commodity. After reading the definition of a product from Merriam Webster, what ‘product’ do you think your team is working on? Is it the first part you’ve taken from development to manufacturing, fully using model-based definition? Or is […]
Why do I need to report out every day what I’m working on? Can’t you just see that from the scrum board?” The daily scrum helps determine what conversations need to happen after the meeting to keep work progressing. As engineers, we have a reputation for being introverts, and most of us have a strong […]