We Are All Consultants
Carl and Fred discussing how much of what we do as reliability professionals falls into the role of consultants. Learning how to be better consultants will enhance the results of our day-to-day work.
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Tim interviews Simon Whiteley, a consultant, about his background and ongoing work in the field of system safety engineering.
Tim interviews Steven Wachs, a consultant, about his background and ongoing work as a statistician and consultant.
Tim interviews Anne Meixner a consultant about her background and ongoing work concerning with testing analog and mixed signal devices.
Tim interviews Doug Plucknette a consultant about his background and ongoing work concerning quality, reliability and RCM Blitz®.
Tim interviews Kevin Stewart a consultant about his background and ongoing work concerning root cause analysis.
Fred interviews Jim McLinn about the annual ASTR conference.
Fred interviews Les Warrington a consultant about his background and ongoing work in reliability engineering.
In this episode, the guest Fred Schenkelberg explains what is a good consultant? Whenever comes the question of performance in an organization—performance of assets—there is always a consultant involved who is helping you make your organization better at what you do. So what is a consultant? The consultants are mainly categorized into three major types. There are contractors who help you set things in motion or strategists who make strategic decisions for you. Then there are facilitators or internal ones who you hire for specific projects so that they can assist you just like an extra set of hands. The last ones are trusted advisors who help you every step of the way and if they are truly capable—which they usually are—with experience and expertise, they can really make a difference with the knowledge and insights that they have.
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Fred interviews Gerald Cohen a consultant with Ops A La Carte talks about his career and his early work in hybrid ceramic components for the Gemini space program and more.