Deadlines are what makes the world go around. Without honoring them, projects go over budget, products don’t make it to market when they should, customers become frustrated, and businesses go under.
A systems engineer is one of the most important roles on any high-tech/industrial project, and it can be an exciting and fulfilling career for the right kind of person. But who is the right person for this job? What sort of person succeeds in this role? What are the personal attributes that help a systems engineer excel in his or her career? We’ve compiled a list of the 4 key traits that characterize successful systems engineers across any industry.
When developing any new product or system, engineers need to check and make sure they are on the right track. It seems like a pretty basic concept, but across all industries, so many projects go over budget and so many subpar products go to market when they shouldn’t because the project manager failed to incorporate proper verification and validation.
Railways have served as the land-based veins of global commerce and transportation since the early 1800s. As with every great leap forward in technology, new challenges and risks arose as well. Every railway engineer’s worst nightmare is a collision or derailment. Oftentimes these tragedies can be linked back to human error. Railway engineers began to ask themselves: what can be done to help reduce this problem?
On March 14, 2017, Misty Marot, CEO and President of Novel Engineering, will receive the weVENTURE Entrepreneur of the Year Award at their annual Women Who Rock luncheon. As announced by weVENTURE, “this award recognizes a female who creates the products, services, and jobs that fuel our economy and helps our community grow.” After launching Novel Engineering in 2013, Misty strategically grew the company, creating more than 30 professional, high-paying jobs. Novel recently acquired Riverside Technical Services, which expands Novel’s ability to serve the community by providing high-skilled positions in the fields of engineering and technical support.