core systems

There has been some recent news coverage suggesting that insurers should start to consider their core operational systems as ‘commodities’ and that their innovations will come from other areas of technology.... Read More >
I recently visited a farmers’ market close to where I live. I walked by a stand that was selling small containers of honey, and I was shocked to see a price tag of $12. Shocked to the point that I stopped to see if I was understanding properly, because how could honey possibly cost so much?... Read More >
Many of the best engineering problems form at the crossroads of competing interests: material strength versus weight for rocket parts, displacement versus efficiency for engines, or energy density versus longevity (or perhaps flammability) for batteries.... Read More >