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A Little FAT is Good for You!

It’s the first day of site commission, and you’re nervous. The new system will work…really. You’re sure of it, aren’t you? After all that time and money, you’d bet your life on it, wouldn’t you? Well…wouldn’t you? Maybe if you had required a Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) plan at the beginning of the project you would. That’s the best way to get from might work to will work.
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Get up and move!

Have you ever sat down at your desk only to realize several hours later: What? It’s already time for lunch? I just sat down.
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“One Great Leap”: Your First Steps After College

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” (Neil Armstrong)
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Work Life Balance – How to Find It

With three kids’ college educations on the horizon, my husband and I decided that unless we wanted to retire and live in a shack, I should look at working full-time. My twelve years working professionally part-time fortunately had allowed me to spend time with my children when they were young up to this point.
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Standards in Use – What Value do they Provide?

What is a “standard”? Well, according to my dictionary, the relevant definition (other than “a personal flag or banner”) is:
 
something established by authority, custom, or general consent as a model or example
 
something set up and established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, weight, extent, value, or quality
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