Brian C. Cox - Optomechanical Engineer

Optomechanical Engineering - Design and implementation of hardware which drives optical system capability

Multitasking is padding project timelines everywhere

Working as an engineer on multiple projects at the same time is a myth. There, I said it.  I’ve heard individuals in the past brag about their ability to multitask in the workplace, but is it really such a good thing?  When an engineer is working on multiple projects no one project is getting his …

Agile methods for Hardware Development

Agile Manifesto for Hardware Development: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working hardware over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan “While there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more.” Agile project management is a development methodology which has roots …