August 26, 2013. NCMS is pleased to announce the release of the two latest Executive Summaries from the LAMP project Ultra-Fine Grained/Nano Aluminum Material for Connecting Rods and Lightweight Material Usage Optimization Using High-Performance Computing.
June 13, 2013. Innovation is tricky, although it has worked its way into the lexicon of virtually all business practices in the last ten years. Being innovative is not as simple as utilizing the latest technologies or adopting new processes and procedures. Creating innovation is a much more intricate process.
June 3, 2013. For several years, NCMS and other collaborative leaders have been advocating the use of advanced modeling and simulation tools in product design and manufacturing. These techniques allow innovators to leverage massive computing power and predictive simulations to optimize designs, workflows, and products.
April 10, 2013. There is no reason to believe that social media is going to suddenly change the way your company (no matter how big or small) does business. Be realistic; know the limitations of…
March 4, 2013. What is visual problem solving? Truth be told, most of us use it every day. It has been so ingrained in us from childhood that by the time we are adults we hardly notice it. Designers, Illustrators and anyone else who needs to solve problems use visual tools. Visual problem solving allows us to see relationships that don’t often exist on spreadsheets and technical briefs.
January 31, 2013. All my life I have been blessed with having a creative mind. However, like many creative, my teachers and counselors had a different opinion. Now, I find that my ways of thinking are more of an asset than a hindrance. Being labeled a “creative” in a sea of technicians can be intimidating at times, but there is one equalizer that I find comforting – Communication.