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"
 
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"
 
March 21st, 2014:
It's that time of the year! Finally the snow is melting, the sun is shining and opportunities are blossoming. With so much energy and vivacity brewing it's no surprise that BIOMEDevice is in Boston... read more "BIOMEDevice 2014 - Oh Yeah, We Will be There!"
 
May 13th, 2014:
In an ideal world, students around the nation would enter each next grade at the same level as their peers, with access to the same classes, teachers, resources, etc. such that upon graduating high... read more "One Way to Impact the Community"
 
June 2nd, 2014:
“What are you doing? Is this seriously necessary? This wouldn’t be so difficult if you just walked instead of run. You already look great there is no need to go crazy here.”  My conscious has a... read more "Life's Run"
 
June 23rd, 2014:
When I was young, all of the adults I looked up to made great efforts to make sure that I learned to share and play nice with others. They taught me compromise and negotiation, and most of the time... read more "Pesky Patents"
 
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 23rd, 2014:
One of the advantages of Goddard Inc. is the close relationship of the Industrial Design and Engineering departments. This communication enables us to provide our clients and manufacturing vendors... read more "Solidworks, not Surfaceworks"
 
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"
 
October 7th, 2014:
The majority of people try very hard to avoid failure in their everyday lives. From children in school terrified of that spelling test every Thursday, to corporate executives pushed up against a... read more "Failure"
 
October 14th, 2014:
Having nightmares while you sleep or even when you day dream?  Fighting fears of people clawing at you for information?  Feeling like you fell in shark infested waters … at night … while... read more "Communication Salvation "
 
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 12th, 2014:
On a regular basis I meet with budding inventors, new product designers and average people who have great ideas they want to bring to market.  These are individuals looking for help to design... read more "Product Development: Getting Started"
 
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"
 
November 24th, 2014:
Back in grad school I worked in a lab focusing my research on multidisciplinary optimization. What it entails is associating a cost function to a particular characteristic that needs to be optimized... read more "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization"
 
December 3rd, 2014:
As outlined in my last article the initial steps are critical to the success of any new product.  Now that you have cleared all the initial hurdles of validating your idea, devising a... read more "Product Development: Building From the Ground Up"
 
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..."
 
January 19th, 2015:
Goddard Technologies is excited to announce our partnership in the Enrichment Program within Collins Middle School, in Salem, MA. Curious why a product development firm is partnering with the local... read more "Illuminating the Future - Enrichment Program with Collins Middle School"
 
June 3rd, 2015:
Join us on Thursday, June 18th, to hear members of Goddard and CAPINC present on the future of product development and manufacturing. Goddard: How Next Generation Tools are Accelerating Design and... read more "Goddard and CAPINC Present on Designing for the Future!"
 
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"
 
November 8th, 2017:
Being an engineer, you’re born to be a creative problem solver - always stepping up to the task to help in any situation when assistance is needed, and always having the drive to figure out how... read more "Building a Better Engineer through Project Diversity"
 
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"
 
February 1st, 2018:
In today’s world of ever-increasing connectivity, our desks are littered with distractions of multiple monitors, computers, smart phones, documents, social media, and music players all while we try... read more "Mindfulness at Work"