Going to The Moon  A symphony of equipment must be perfectly harmonized, in tune, and in sync, for a piece of terrestrial equipment to reach the stars above. The Artemis missions, NASA's most recent endeavors toward the moon are no different. To break free of our atmosphere’s tight grip and launch into space, the spacecraft [...]
Functional Requirements vs User Requirements Requirements are the foundation of any engineering project. And as any engineer will tell you: you need a strong foundation. Confusion tends to crop up when teams begin authoring different types of requirements, especially when defining user requirements vs functional requirements. The lines between different types of requirements blur. It [...]

William Mulholland was awoken by a call sometime after midnight, a terrible accident had occurred. “Please, God. Don’t let people be killed” were the only words out of Mulholland’s mouth as he reached for the phone. When a high-value engineering project fails, it is a media sensation. First, the organization’s name is smeared across the […]

Shooting for the Stars Over 60 years ago, a milestone was achieved in science and for humankind – NASA’s 1969 Apollo 11 mission. Most know of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins, but they would never have made it into the history books without the contribution of more than 400,000 people. The three astronauts […]

Reputation & Recalls Reputation is vital. It owns much of our lives: whom we associate with, where we live, and even what we buy. Almost 90% of consumers purchase with the company’s reputation in mind. The bottom line, public perception impacts corporate functionality. Risk management expert Peter Sandman claims it's a two-part problem. “How loved [...]

Recalls are skyrocketing in 2022, with more than 1 billion units in the first seven months – on track to break records. Automotive recall units for this past quarter were 9.2 million. Medical device recalls increased by 34%, a 2-year high. 70-80% of defects are avoidable if fixed during the requirements stage, and 40-50% of […]

A large portion of the labour force is approaching retirement age. One in every four employees in the US is considered a mature learner.

In this infographic, we share how QVscribe can assist with habit formation during the requirement authoring process.

The Little Chip Driving the High Prices If you’ve been in the market for a dishwasher or fridge, you might have found it nearly impossible to find a new model in stock. If you’ve been looking to purchase a used car, you’ve probably cringed at the soaring prices. The culprit for empty shelves and rising […]

Software waste  There is a consequential waste problem right now. It’s most likely in your company. It’s sitting on your desk, on your laptop screen, collecting digital dust and contributing to a multi-billion dollar issue each year. It’s software waste, and it’s costing you time and money. A four-year-long study analyzing wasted software in the […]