Should we Trust Engineers to Design Infrastructure?
By Kylie Cochrane, Global Lead, Communication and Stakeholder Engagement, Aurecon Group Brand (Pte) Ltd.
Engineers have traditionally played the role of Project Designer, engaging the community for feedback and endorsement only. What would happen if we put the power of design in the hands ...more>>
Reigniting Innovation - Is it Time for a New "Sputnik Shock"?
By David Cropley, Associate Professor of Engineering Innovation, University of South Australia
The launch, by the Soviet Union, of Sputnik 1 in October 1957 is a key event in the history of creativity and innovation. The so-called Sputnik Shock that reverberated through the West, and...more>>
"E-waste" - an Untapped Opportunity
By Veena Sahajwalla, Director, SMaRT Centre, UNSW Australia
I have an unusual interest in information technology. For all the rapid improvements in processing speeds, design and functionality, my particular fascination is with the masses of equipment...more>>
Value Gaps and PLM Sustainability
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata
Why should IT executives be concerned about sustainability of their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions? After all, isn’t PLM an engineering problem, or opportunity? The easy ...more>>
The Global Technology Revolution
By Anthony G. Dupree, Chief Information Officer & CISO, Novitex Enterprise Solutions
A Big Challenge in Technology
The biggest challenges we’re seeing right now are the transition to the cloud and the push to use technology to reduce costs and increase availability...more>>
Scrum Agile Methodology for Engineering?
By Abelardo Pardo, Associate Professor, The University of Sydney
Some days ago, I had an interesting chat with some colleagues about the merits and demerits of Scrum Agile Methodology and its applications in Engineering.
In my professional life, I have ...more>>
Reaching New Heights in Elevator Eco-Efficiency
By Hanna Uusitalo, Environmental Director, KONE
Building owners and developers are becoming more and more aware of the importance of sustainable building and construction. A little known fact is that 69 percent of anelevator’s ...more>>