The Artful Engineer is gasping for a cup of strong coffee. Why? Another one of those meetings. You know the ones. The ones filled with "blue sky thinking", "value propositions", "cooking on gas" and the endless plethora of management bullshit. Yet none of this trumped up rubbish is the reason for The Engineer's overwhelming need … Continue reading As simple as that.
Meetings. A simple, unavoidable fact of any Engineer's life. This time the boss wants to discuss a customer's bespoke requirement. This customer would like control our equipment remotely through a webpage. The Artful Engineer has been here before. The hairs on the back of his neck stand and his pupils dilate. "We can do that!" … Continue reading It’s JUST software
It has been nearly 12 years since The Artful Engineer took his first tentative steps, a fresh faced graduate, into the world of professional engineering. Recently interviewing for new recruits, The Engineer was forced to reflect. What made his career successful? Where did it all begin? Naturally quiet and reserved, The Engineer remembers his first … Continue reading A Journey Begins