March 28th, 2012:
Team building! We all hear about how important it is so Goddard Technologies decided to get out of the office and really bring everyone together, or make them run away from each other in fear.... read more "Bruises, Paintballs, and A Lot of Running – Team Building @ Goddard Technologies"
 
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April 2nd, 2012:
As team leader and Senior ME on many different product development projects, the topic of IP and patent protection invariably comes up at some point during the productdevelopment process, especially... read more "Top 5 Things for Getting The Most Out of Your Patent Attorney"
 
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August 16th, 2012:
As an engineer, I can appreciate when testing goes wrong – especially when you are on the verge of some overwhelmingly revolutionary discovery. I thought it was funny – yes, I can have a dark sense... read more "Shakespeare Science – It Wasn't All Poetry & Analogies in the End"
 
September 5th, 2012:
Technologies, companies and practices that don’t move with the times always end up in the history books. Most organizations see the benefit of updating their technological knowledge and keep up with... read more "History Book Food – Evolve or Be Eaten"
 
February 12th, 2013:
Researchers at the University of Maryland have now successfully printed semi-transparent transistors on transparent ‘nano-paper.’ Despite the high tech name, nano-paper is still made from cellulose... read more "Circuits from organic materials?"
 
March 26th, 2013:
It seems that these days nearly everyone (including certain engineers) is talking about 3D printing, rapid prototyping and its future. It’s a popular topic, and recently people have been singing the... read more "Why 3D Printing Is and Isn’t the Next Big Thing"
 
March 17th, 2014:
In the business we are in we make quite a lot of prototypes and do quite a bit of testing.  This work requires lots of tools, materials and space.  Although a nice prototype is very... read more "Taking Care of Your Shop"
 
July 22nd, 2014:
Click Here for PDF of Slides Communicating visually is an important skill for all members of a design firm and should not be solely the responsibility of the designers.  Being able to quickly... read more "A Quick Refresher Course for Communicating Visually"
 
August 4th, 2014:
Every few years there seems to be a new TV special explaining the “secrets” of how ancient civilizations accomplished their technical and engineering feats. There are claims that Martians built the... read more "What Ancient Civilizations can Teach Us About Engineering"
 
September 30th, 2014:
The development of numerical methods like FEM to study large complex physical models was a huge step forward in the ability to predict and tailor designs per the environment. Large scale application... read more "Multiphysics Simulation"
 
November 4th, 2014:
You’re hard at work on a project when you have to stop everything to fix a computer problem. You call your computer manufacturer’s help line, where a technician diagnoses and helps you solve the... read more "Locally Combating Globalization through Customer Service"
 
November 18th, 2014:
Designing can often lead to unexpected discoveries and new paths for the project that can strain the scope of work.  Creating time and flexibility in the schedule to vet out these new paths is... read more "Efficiency in Early Phase Design"
 
December 31st, 2014:
Medical devices are defined as any "instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, contrivance, implant, in vitro reagent, or other similar or related article, including a component part, or accessory... read more "Curative vs. Preventative..."
 
November 11th, 2015:
In honor and in recognition of our vets, we’d like to take a moment to share with you a project that is near and dear to our hearts. The Segs4Vets program was established in 2005 to provide... read more "In Honor of Our Veterans"
 
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November 25th, 2015:
Goddard and the MIT Arts Department will be teaming up on Saturday, December 5th from 11 am-4 pm at the Peabody Essex Museum's Maker Lounge and Studio 2, Create Space. At this fun and... read more "Mixed Methods Clay vs. CAD"
 
December 10th, 2015:
This past weekend, Goddard got to team up with Arts at MIT and the Peabody Essex Museum for a Maker Experience. During this event, several of our engineers and Jay Pastorello, ceramics instructor at... read more "Clay vs. CAD"
 
January 6th, 2016:
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with world renowned designer Rob Curedale about color. Our discussion covered a wide range of topics on the subject, including how the use of color can impact... read more "Colorblind Design"
 
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February 4th, 2016:
On my most recent trip to China- As always, the long leg was over the pole. You’d think it would be exciting to peek out the window- catch a great glimpse of something cool. Nope. Just white fading... read more "The Woes of Jet Lag"
 
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March 9th, 2016:
Talking about failure is antithetical to everything engineers (and human society in general) stand for. We like to think of ourselves as developers, builders, constructors; as people who have built... read more "Failure Modes: Ways Projects Go Bad"
 
March 23rd, 2016:
A fairly popular clip from the science-based reality show, Mythbusters, contains the program’s host stating, “Remember kids, the only difference between science and screwing around is writing it down... read more "Writing It Down: The Importance of Documentation in Medical Device Development"
 
April 13th, 2016:
Don't miss out on the opportunity to network and access the newest in medical device technology! The Goddard team will be exhibiting at Booth 216. Come on down to the Boston Convention... read more "BIOMEDevice Is Here!"
 
July 13th, 2016:
“They all understand what it is to strive for something… to want to be someone you’re not, to want to achieve something that’s just beyond reach, whether it’s professional success or wealth or... read more "The Green Light"
 
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April 26th, 2017:
After a brief, two year hiatus from my articles on the product development process, I am back with the next step in this undertaking!  If you are interested in the early phases of our process,... read more "Product Development: Refinement and Validation"
 
September 29th, 2017:
Goddard has grown significantly in the past year. We've welcomed many new faces; moved into a fresh, new space that includes much larger, more equipped workshops; and now (... read more "Goddard Announces a New Shareholder and Partner!"
 
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November 13th, 2017:
If you're in the market for a Human Factors Engineering (HFE) partner, our webinar explains the basics of HFE and regulatory affairs for combo-products and medical devices. Watch it today... read more "Looking for a Human Factors Engineering (HFE) Partner?"
 
December 14th, 2017:
A peek inside Goddard this week: We're welcoming new hires! For those onboarding, prospective applicants, and the "just curious," here's the secret to success at Goddard: Never sink alone.... read more "Insider Advice to New Hires"
 
January 31st, 2018:
Goddard is kicking off the new year with a booth at MD&M West! Come experience our virtual reality product studio and interact with the future of medical devices! Visit MDMwest.com/special and... read more "Goddard Exhibiting at MD&M West!"
 
March 14th, 2018:
Mohammad 'Mo' Sayed has been asking “What’s possible?” since he was five years old. Days after losing his mother to cancer, he survived a bombing in his Afghanistan home, which left him paralyzed.... read more "What's Possible?"
 
March 29th, 2018:
I recently picked up an old hutch from Craigslist. The finish was worn and the top was splitting so it was a perfect candidate for a refresh and repurpose project. My... read more "DIY - Revamping an Old Hutch"
 
April 11th, 2018:
This year's BIOMEDevice Boston tradeshow will be held on April 18-19, 2018 over at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Goddard will be exhibiting at Booth 625 with our new Virtual... read more "Visit us at BIOMEDevice Boston"
 
May 9th, 2018:
As a startup, there are difficult decisions to be made related to product features and performance. We will examine methods and strategies to determine what performance and user specifications need... read more "LIVE WEBINAR: Minimum Viable Products: "The Engineer's Curse""