You are leading a very successful enterprise in airplanes, automobiles, mobile devices, healthcare — or perhaps higher education. The business model that got you to where you are — successful, profitable — seems to be faltering. The growth of revenue is diminishing while costs are escalating. The costs of infrastructure — physical, financial and human [...]
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The organizers of the 3rd International Symposium on Engineering Systems asked me to provide a brief story of my journey to engineering systems — how I came to be at this Symposium on this June evening in Delft. The idea is to stimulate your thinking and perhaps motivate you to share your stories during dinner [...]
On November 15th of 2010, I began a small experiment. The lease on my car ended that day, and I just turned the car in and took the bus home. I decided to see what life would be like without a car.
My office is close to a subway stop and there is a bus stop [...]