Community http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8190/more en Sights from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show http://machinedesign.com/blog/sights-2015-detroit-auto-show <div class="node-body blog-body">At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show there seemed to be fewer electric/hybrid cars, SUVs, and minivans at the car companies’ displays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/sights-2015-detroit-auto-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/sights-2015-detroit-auto-show#comments Automotive Community A Skeptical Engineer Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:37:00 +0000 45551 at http://machinedesign.com 85 Years Ago: Machine Design's First Year: Part 3 http://machinedesign.com/community/85-years-ago-machine-designs-first-year-part-3 <div class="field-deck"> Here are some headlines and images from 1929-30, the inaugural year of Machine Design. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some headlines and images from 1929-30, the inaugural year of Machine Design. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/community/85-years-ago-machine-designs-first-year-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/community/85-years-ago-machine-designs-first-year-part-3#comments Community Mon, 05 Jan 2015 20:58:00 +0000 45321 at http://machinedesign.com Do Your New Products Sell Like Hockey Sticks? http://machinedesign.com/http%3A/%252Fmachinedesign.com/goldense-research-product-development/do-your-new-products-sell-hockey-sticks <div class="field-deck"> "Hockey-stick sales"—a slow start followed by a significant rise—are all too common, but not an unavoidable part of doing business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Have you heard the term “hockey stick sales” before? This is when there are relatively few sales right after launch, but a few weeks or months later, sales increase significantly. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/http%3A/%252Fmachinedesign.com/goldense-research-product-development/do-your-new-products-sell-hockey-sticks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/http%3A/%252Fmachinedesign.com/goldense-research-product-development/do-your-new-products-sell-hockey-sticks#comments Contributing Technical Experts Sun, 04 Jan 2015 07:28:00 +0000 45311 at http://machinedesign.com Events for the Cross-Industry Engineer http://machinedesign.com/blog/events-cross-industry-engineer <div class="node-body blog-body"><table align="left" border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="width: 500px;"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><strong><a href="http://www.cesweb.org/" target="_blank">Consumer Electronics Show (CES)</a></strong></p> <p>January 6-9, 2015 / Las Vegas, NV</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineering-entrepreneur">Engineering Entrepreneur</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/events-cross-industry-engineer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/events-cross-industry-engineer#comments calendar events shows trade shows Community Engineering Entrepreneur Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:16:00 +0000 45181 at http://machinedesign.com Is Engineering Ready to Standardize Innovation? http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/engineering-ready-standardize-innovation <div class="node-body article-body">“Structured,” “continuous,” and “systematic” innovation have been subjected to corporate tinkering and experimentation for several decades...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/engineering-ready-standardize-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/engineering-ready-standardize-innovation#comments Contributing Technical Experts Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:03:00 +0000 45101 at http://machinedesign.com PDR: Corvette’s Riskiest Option? http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option <div class="field-deck"> The Performance Data Recorder (PDR) seems like it might tempt some Corvette owners to push themselves dangerously past their driving limits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2015 Corvette is another sweet-looking sports car in a long line of well-engineered and iconic roadsters. It’s chock full of high-tech features and well-thought-out options. But one option, the Performance Data Recorder (PDR), seems like it might tempt some Corvette owners...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option#comments Editorial Comment Motors/Drives Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:51:00 +0000 45081 at http://machinedesign.com 85 Years Ago: Machine Design's First Year: Part 2 http://machinedesign.com/community/85-years-ago-machine-designs-first-year-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Here are some headlines and images from 1929-30, the inaugural year of Machine Design. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some headlines and images from 1929-30, the inaugural year of Machine Design. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/community/85-years-ago-machine-designs-first-year-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/community/85-years-ago-machine-designs-first-year-part-2#comments Community Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:09:00 +0000 45041 at http://machinedesign.com Leveraging Mechatronic Engineering http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/leveraging-mechatronic-engineering <div class="field-byline"> Tom Jensen, Manager of OEM Business Development, Lenze </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mechatronics is the interdisciplinary collaboration of power, electronics, and mechanical systems, including embedded software and hardware — or, more simply stated, the convergence of engineering disciplines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/leveraging-mechatronic-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/guest-commentary/leveraging-mechatronic-engineering#comments Guest Commentary Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:36:00 +0000 45031 at http://machinedesign.com Is This Any Way to Advance Technology? http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/any-way-advance-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Sen. Tom Coburn’s 2014 Wastebook is out and it’s teeming with seemingly stupid government projects that serve only to suck up taxpayer dollars and spit them out at well-connected institutes and citizens. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/any-way-advance-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/any-way-advance-technology#comments Editorial Comment Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:01:00 +0000 45021 at http://machinedesign.com Where Do Companies Find Engineering Talent? http://machinedesign.com/community/where-do-companies-find-engineering-talent <div class="field-deck"> Our panel of industry leaders discusses where and how they find technical employees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As technologies change, companies that rely on those technologies to bring new and innovative products to market need to stay ahead of their competitors by recruiting and retaining the best engineering talent they can find. But where do they find those people and how do they make them part of the company?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/community/where-do-companies-find-engineering-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/community/where-do-companies-find-engineering-talent#comments Technologies Community Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:37:00 +0000 44941 at http://machinedesign.com