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The following articles were printed at various times and cover a wide range of technical topics and science fact articles


The Violet Star
The Stigma of Science Fiction
When Science Invaded Fiction
Searching for the Five Percent
Nineteenth Century Society and Technology

Primers and Presentations

It's Not Rocket Science  - A Primer on Forecasting and Scheduling

Everything I Ever Needed to Know about Project Management, I learned in Driver's Ed

KANO Analysis   - Factors Affecting Customer Satisfaction

A Primer on Quantitative Decision Making  

A Primer on Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)  

A Primer on Calculating Return on Investment  

Primer on ITIL Availability Management

Primer on ITIL Capacity Management


Sigma Quality Software Quality Improvement - Success Stories from Leaders in the High Tech Industry

Silver Quills Awards (for publications while at Motorola)

How to Select a CAM System, National Institute of Management Research Oct 1985

CIM in Hybrid Manufacturing, Hybrid Circuit Technology, April 1985, Vol 2 No 4

CIM Software Improves Efficiency at Cardiac Pacemaker Hybrid Plant Hybrid Circuit Technology, April 1986 Vol 3 No 4

Role of CIM in Quality, Quality Magazine Jan 1987

Successful CIM in Other Industries, Pharmaceutical Technologies, Sept 1990

Success: The Missing Paradigm, Technical Enrichment Matrix (TEM), Scientific Advisory Board Associates (SABA), Oct 1991

In Search of the Technological Panacea, Information Strategies June 1992 - !

The Cognitive Aspects of Object Oriented and Structured Methods, Motorola Object Oriented Design Conference, May 1992

The Dark Side of Software Metrics, Information Strategies, Winter 1992

Object Oriented versus Structured Programming Methods, Information Strategies, Spring 1993 !

Extensions to Process Definition Languages to Model Automated Manufacturing Environments, TEM SABA Nov 1992

Concurrent Processing: A New Manufacturing Paradigm, TEM SABA, Nov 1992

Basic Questions about Object Technology, 1993 Winter Advanced Mfg Technologies Symposium, Feb 1993

QA Gate Elimination at Final Test Through the Use of Statistical Process Control Techniques, TEM SABA Nov 993

A Real-Time, Line Balancing, Performance-To-Plan Dispatching Algorithm For Paperless Semiconductor Manufacturing, Dallas, Jun’96

Fault Tolerance, CSS579 - Risk Management, University of Phoenix, July 1997

New Lot Tracking Paradigms for Automated Manufacturing - A Case Study PIMJ, Winter 1998

A Manufacturing Paradigm that Combines Discrete and Continuous Methods (Parts 1&2), PIMJ, Winter 1998

Computer Interaction Styles, Information Strategies, Spring, 1999

A Comparison of Critical Ratio versus Slack Time for On-time Delivery Dispatchers, SES 98, St. Charles, Ill., 6/1998

The Problem with Planning, Guest Editorial – APICS The Performance Advantage, May 1999

A Quantitative Model for Evaluating the Return On Investment for Quality Related Process Improvement Activities, with John Pellegrin, 2003