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Startups: What’s Hot, What’s Not

startups

Startups play an important role in the Silicon Valley economy. Startup expert Sean Murphy weighs in on technology startups to give us his verdict on which technologies will have a major impact and which ones are stagnating. He will summarize startup trends and explore how they connect to the Silicon Valley ecosystem including consultants and […]

Trends in Wearable Medical Devices

Voler Systems develops wearable medical devices

Wearable fitness devices are influencing today’s medical devices that target clinical and everyday applications. Some of the innovation involves new modalities of measurement: for example an iPhone that analyzes your eyeball to determine blood pressure. But fundamentally the challenge has shifted from determining how to make accurate and precise measurements to how to enable a […]

An Overview of Reliability

Reliability BathTub Curve

Abstract An overview of reliability engineering is presented here to serve as an introductory piece for some, or perhaps as a refresher. Much of the discussion here is general in coverage, and may suggest topics for further investigation. The perspective here is at the electronic product or module level, which typically includes printed circuit board […]

Advanced Development Tools for Software Development Consultants

Tool box

This article discusses selecting and configuring a flexible and effective development system which supports overlapping independent software development projects. A thriving software consultancy must be capable of supporting multiple clients over a given period of time. While separate computer systems can be used for each client project, in most cases this is an unnecessary capital […]

So You’re Running an Event !

Events

So You’re Running An Event ! by Joel Williams, Sr CPC Maybe a client has tasked you with running an event to showcase a product rollout or you are running a training course on how to hack self driving cars, or maybe for a church or another volunteer group.  Lets take look at what is […]

Blockchain and the Internet of Things

Blockchain and IoT slide deck

In his presentation, “Blockchain and the Internet of Things,” David Snyder explained how the Blockchain technology works and how it is being adopted for a variety of IoT use cases. For example, distributed ledgers containing time-stamped, immutable records of device configurations and data generated by IoT devices. Also, enabling devices to interact and transact at […]

Grow your network even if you are an introvert

Networking

Networking is crucial for business and career advancement, but can be difficult for introverts who tend to dislike crowded places and find it difficult to just start talking with strangers. For a consultant or entrepreneur, creating a community of mutual support is important, but beginning a conversation with a stranger might seem impossible. This talk […]