Crucial Decision with Ryan Sitton
Welcome Ryan Sitton to the podcast. Ryan is the founder and CEO of Pinnacle Engineering and has spent a lot of time around reliability and production engineering. Notably, he is the author of “Crucial Decisions”; a book that we will discuss in the episode and how it applies to maintenance and reliability.
More about Ryan:
He has a mechanical engineering background and has worked at a gas company called Oxy and also worked as an Energy Regulator for the State of Texas. He has a PhD in Data Science and is the founder of Pinnacle Engineering.
Data Science has become an inevitable necessity in that; data plays a crucial role in what we tend to accomplish in our daily activities.
In this episode we covered:
- What is a crucial decision? What makes it different from other ordinary decisions in a facility?
- What types of crucial decisions brought about the issues we saw in Texas Big Freeze?
- How does risk assessment fit into decision making? Do we underestimate or overestimate risk?