A structured approach to the analysis and design of a train driving simulator
The Structured Development for Real-Time Systems design technique developed by Stephen J. Mellor and Paul T. Ward is used to analyse the tools and techniques employed for the development of software for creating a train driving simulator. The design technique focuses on issues such as engineer productivity, design verification and validation, design consistency and design visibility, while the technique also incorporates several advantages such as having a well-defined syntax, being graphic-based and offering support tools.
Publication Name: GEC Journal of Research
How United and Boeing worked together to design and build the 777 airplane
United Airlines Inc. and Boeing Co. managed to successfully launch the new 777 airplane in 1990 despite more than 70 years of failed communications between them. This was achieved through a mutually agreed-upon deal called 'Working Together' where Boeing and United Airlines agreed to mutual objectives in building a 'great airplane.' The experience highlights some insights that provide new directions to good supplier-customer relationships.
Publication Name: National Productivity Review
Private equity fund managers have the challenge of creating capital gains in an environment of high valuations. Several private equity firms have been including a proportion of investment executives who have experience in the industry in question. Large corporates have been moving towards establishing specific funds for strategic investment, managed by private equity houses with an understanding of certain key issues.
Publication Name: Investors Chronicle
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