Interviews with leading figures in the quality and reliability fields. Learn about those shaping our world. Tim interviews authors, business leaders, scholars, vendors, and consultants to understand their motivations, key insights, and explore their contributions to the quality and reliability engineering professions.
DTK Shane Turcott Author
Shane Turcott Author Tim interviews Shane about his new book, “Decoding Mechanical Failure”, how physical evidence from a failed part can suggest specific kinds of failures, and situations where the data might point in one direction but the physical evidence point in a different direction. Shane Turcott is a metallurgical engineer and a Canadian Professional Engineer specializing in [...]
DTK Doug Lehr Business Leader
Doug Lehr Business Leader Tim interviews Doug about new product development, risk mitigation or avoidance vs. the cost of an uncertain future event, and successful FMEAs. Doug Lehr is the Founder and Principal of Integris Technology Services LLC. He has over 41 years of experience in the development of downhole tools for oil and gas wells and has [...]
DTK Bob Latino Author
Bob Latino Author Tim interviews Bob about EasyRCA, Reliability and Safety. Robert Latino is the CEO of Reliability Center, which is a 46 year old reliability consulting firm specializing in improving equipment, process, and human reliability. Bob is an internationally recognized author, trainer, software developer and practitioner of best practices in the field of reliability engineering with [...]
DTK Ray Harkins Business Leader
Tim interviews Ray about professional development, which is the focus of The Manufacturing Academy.
DTK John Ayers Author
John Ayers Author Tim interviews John about project risk management, which is the topic of John’s new book by the same title. John Ayers is a consultant and the author of Project Risk Management: How to Avoid Failure, which is part of the CERM Academy Series on Enterprise Risk Management. John earned a BS in Mechanical [...]
DTK Tim Moriarty Author
Tom Moriarty Author Tim interviews Tom, they discuss the topic of productive leadership with respect to organizational reliability. Tom Moriarty is president of Alidade Maintenance Engineering and Reliability, Inc. (Alidade MER). Founded in 2004, its mission is to help others lead full and satisfying lives through physical asset management and productive leadership principles. Tom became a [...]
Customer ReviewsSee All
Just listened to Adam Bahret interview on quality vs. creativity. Very interested. Looking forward to more in the series.
Very informative and interesting
Just listened to Tim;s interview with David Oberhettinger, who discusses the many challenges to capturing and sharing data on lessons learned in spacecraft development. Davind makes many good points that are also very relevant to commericial electronics reliability development.
Overview of Knowledge Sharing
Oberhettinger covers many issues and challenges related to knowledge capture and sharing at NASA, offering examples, anecdotes, and several solutions, all of which are applicable to information and engineering organizations worldwide and right now. Well worth the 20 minutes!