Charting Your Course

Author: Kevin Pinner

Strategic Vision Mapping with Disher

Attend a Strategic Vision Mapping Workshop Looking to inspire your team towards unified action and mobilize resources towards a clear and compelling vision?  The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC-West), The Right Place, and DISHER hosted a half-day workshop on July 19th that empowered West Michigan organizations to answer that very question. Organizations ranging from OEM manufacturers to nonprofits participated in… Read More

The Art of Collaboration

Author: Laura Anthony with Angela Hosbein

seamless-accelerator

It’s a smart world. The new rule is “anything that can be connected—will be connected.” With today’s products talking with each other more and more through the Internet of Things (IoT), it’s inspired countless of bright new ideas for entrepreneurs to explore. Just as the IoT is intimately connected, the path to a successful product development requires interconnectedness. An organization… Read More

Filing It Away… How to Use a Hand File

Author: Sean Derrick

How to Use a Hand File

Rookie Year: The Engineering Intern’s Toolbox (Part 4) A Series of Technical Blogs for Engineering Interns & Entry-Level Engineers     Everyone knows how to use a hand file, right? Simply grab one and saw away. After all, it’s nothing more than sandpaper on steroids. Well, I hate to break it to you but knowing how to use this basic… Read More

The Customer is Not Always Right

Author: Jeff Disher

The Customer is Not Always Right

Just the other day I overheard one of our DISHER design engineers, say, “Well, the customer’s always right!” He was attempting to shrug off being trumped by his customer’s decision on a particular design direction. We’ve all heard this phrase before but this time it made me stop and think… If I argue with my customer they might pull the… Read More