Keeping up with Reliability Tools
Carl and Fred discussing a listener summitted question: When one’s job is focused on a single area of reliability, how does one keep up with advancements ones own area, as well as the entire field of reliability engineering?
Join Carl and Fred as they discuss the length and breadth of reliability engineering tools and methods, and strategies to keep pace with advancements and applications in the broader field of reliability.
- The role of reliability certifications
- Importance of keeping pace with the broad set of reliability tools, in addition to specializing in one or two tools
- Reliability tool box: a means of achieving reliability objectives
- Minimum: awareness of why each tool is used and when it is needed
- One single tool is not sufficient
- Select one or two reliability tools for specialization, based on personal interests, skills, and career opportunities
- Understanding the length and breadth of reliability tools support reliability programs, and helps you know when to pull in other expertise
- Always know why a tool is used
- If you only specialize in one tool, you may bias towards that tool
- Knowing how tools interconnect is important
- Strategies to keep pace with reliability tools and advancements
- Why RCM experts need to be aware of DfR tools and vice versa
- Attend classes, symposiums, both in and out of your area of expertise
- Deliberately do professional development
- Use the full range of resources on Accendo Reliability
Enjoy an episode of Speaking of Reliability. Where you can join friends as they discuss reliability topics. Join us as we discuss topics ranging from design for reliability techniques to field data analysis approaches.
As mentioned during the podcast, Accendo Reliability has a wide range of resources that help reliability practitioners learn about the full range of reliability tools: books, webinars, articles, podcasts, and more.