This is part 1 of an ongoing series.
“It’s not what you know, but it’s who you know.” Have you heard of this common saying before? I recently attended a presentation by Sissy Bouchard, Associate Director of Principal Giving at University of Washington and the answer is: “It’s not just who you know.” She provided an [...]
The Salvation Army bell ringers are as much a part of the holiday traditions as Black Friday. As a personal interest and since this is the time or year we think of giving, I decided to contact the Salvation Army and find out how they use industrial engineering skills for running their operation. Through contacting [...]
John Willey and Sons, Hoboken NJ, 2010
How are resilient systems architected?
The central question addressed in the book is: how can a system, such as a civil infrastructure or a technological system, be designed that will allow it to anticipate, avoid, survive, and recover from a disruption, such as a terrorist attack, natural disaster, [...]