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5S and Poka-Yoke are two highly effective methods of visual management. As we’ve already shown in the first part of our series on the item Blog, visual management plays an extremely important role in lean production, with the use of optical

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and to celebrate NASA is pulling out all the stops and tools. Ever wondered how space exploration and research impact your daily life? The NASA Home And City website features 130 spinoff

There’s no question the diversity dilemma facing the STEM fields is a mountain we’re not finished climbing yet. A constant stream of TED Talks, books, and speakers has given us plenty of information, but there’s little consensus about what the

Do-It-Yourself with YouTuber Patrick and his radical roof rack. Some 400 hours of video footage are uploaded to YouTube every minute – and that’s just one of countless unbelievable facts and figures about the video platform. And let’s not forget that

It’s not always easy to stay on top of the latest buzzwords in the maze of digitization terminology. Digitization is a topic of discussion in every aspect of life these days – in political, ethical, and professional circles. In these discussions,

Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times Best Selling author and illustrator, but she has a deep-rooted secret from her childhood: she used to hate reading! On top of dealing with extropia, Ignotofsky ”just wasn’t connecting with the materials in

In the words of Helen Keller, “alone we can do so little; together, we can do so much.” There’s strength in numbers and in a male-dominated field, women can find support in each other when developing their careers. Whether it’s through

It’s not Rocket Science, but RocketEngineers is making waves for new, young engineers – soundwaves, that is. Podcasts have become extremely popular, which is of little surprise because of their ability to provide all kinds of information in a direct and

When it comes to the ease and accessibility provided by the item Engineeringtool, you can take the word of these real item clients who have explained why they swear by the digital engineering tool. “Of course, the Engineeringtool is really good,

If you’re a returning reader of Advancing Women Engineers, you may remember our stories featuring US Astronaut Jessica Meir, Ph.D., and former astronaut Ellen Ochoa. These pioneers have explored the “final frontier” of space and were groundbreakers in their field