Category: Management

Overcoming Obstacles to AI Implementations: A Multi-Frame Approach for Managers

As industries accelerate their embrace of artificial intelligence (AI), many organizations find themselves grappling with unique challenges that hinder full-scale AI integration. These obstacles often stem from a complex relationship between technological readiness and human factors. Successful AI adoption requires managers to navigate these complexities by leveraging their emotional intelligence (EQ), understanding organizational culture, and […]

People, Process, and Data: Roadblocks and Solutions for AI Implementation in Manufacturing

Imagine a factory floor where robots seamlessly collaborate with human workers, machines predict and prevent breakdowns before they occur, and production lines autonomously optimize for maximum efficiency. This is the future that artificial intelligence (AI) promises to bring to the manufacturing industry [1, 4]. However, the path to this future is not without obstacles. Integrating […]

Collaboration in the Digital Age: Harnessing Technology for Greater Efficiency

In today’s fast-paced digital age, collaboration has become more important than ever. As businesses strive to stay competitive and innovative, the ability to work together effectively is crucial. However, collaboration can pose significant challenges, particularly when teams are spread across different locations or time zones. Fortunately, technology has revolutionized the way we collaborate, offering a […]

The 90-Day Success Blueprint: A Guide to Thriving as a New Engineering Manager

The 90-Day Success Blueprint: A Guide to Thriving as a New Engineering Manager Are you starting a new job as an engineering manager? Exciting times lie ahead, but the challenge can be daunting. Leading a team of engineers, building relationships with colleagues, navigating a new environment and delivering results can be overwhelming. But, with the […]

New Engineering Managers Get the Most from One-on-One Meetings

One of the best ways for a new engineering manager to establish credibility and earn trust is through one-on-one meetings. A one-on-one (1:1) meeting is a regular meeting between a manager and employee that gives the employee time to share concerns, resolve issues, plan, and receive feedback. For managers, one-on-one meetings are ideal times to […]

Preparing Technical Talent for Management

This article was originally published by Inside Indiana Business on May 20, 2022. Companies can ensure technical professionals are prepared to manage others but only if they’re willing to reconsider their approach. To secure and keep a deep bench of tech talent, successful organizations invest in the professional development of their engineers and technical professionals. […]