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Shiny Apps using R Studio

Shiny Apps are a fun, easy way to share results, analyses, and even capabilities utilizing R, and a little bit of coding. Some examples I have created are in these links. The first three run right off the link, but … Continue reading

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Explaining Reliability

Most everyone knows what reliability means in its precise sense, and we can refer to definitions most anywhere which are all consistent. But I know that some of us who work in the reliability fields often struggle explaining what the … Continue reading

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Reliable information, reliable decisions, reliable systems, reliable teams

I don’t attend many meetings these days, but when I do, I’m reminded of the failure modes of meetings, when group think can take over, leading to poor decisions by the group. But like all human reliable systems, the group … Continue reading

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What is the cure for Diversity Fever?

Everyone seems to have diversity fever. We want to improve the reliability of our engineered solution, or the availability of a network, so we add redundancy, make sure we have diverse access to the service, and so on. Diversity is … Continue reading

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It’s all about Reliability

If you consider yourself an engineer, think about what you do in a very broad sense. Engineering is all about applying scientific discovery and making it practical, useful, and widely used. If you are an Electrical Engineer, for example, then … Continue reading

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The What and How of Network Modeling

I often get asked to describe what I do and how I do it, especially when it comes to network modeling. The other day, that need became urgent. With the pressure on to come up with a description, here is … Continue reading

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Capacity Management, Failure Mitigation, and Where to Start?

Standard mitigation tools are a great place to start with Capacity Management, just like any failure mitigation need. As a telecommunications and IT consultant, we’re often called upon to solve problems. I remember some of my early training that suggested … Continue reading

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Reliability Society Denver Section Meeting on Reliability Based Steel Sheet Pile Assessment

On Thursday, November 29th, the Denver Section of the IEEE Reliability Society enjoyed an evening of professional discussions and networking, with a very interesting technical talk from Dr. Rui Liu, a drawing for a book by Gregg Hobbs, and pizza … Continue reading

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Reliability Society Denver Section Meeting on Network Reliability and Prognostics

On Friday, October 26th, the Denver Section of the IEEE Reliability Society held a technical meet at the Tivoli Building of the University of Colorado-Denver. Our newest Chair, Dr. Jason W. Rupe, presented his observations and work on the advances … Continue reading

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FMECA with Wireshark

Returning from Sharkfest, I found that my laptop’s configuration must have changed. The laptop, running Windows 7 home version, was now not able to see a few of the non-windows machines on my network, including the NAS. Assuming the cause … Continue reading

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