Idea to Market: Day 3 – CAFCR+ and Scrum/Agile Development

After the introduction to the main concepts of the workshop that was Monday, Tuesday 13th of February was to be a full day of activity. Monday's session was a quick introduction in the CAFCR+ model and team building dynamics, Tuesday was for delving deeper into the concepts. I had talked about the CAFCR+ model briefly … Continue reading Idea to Market: Day 3 – CAFCR+ and Scrum/Agile Development

Idea to Market: Day 2 – Introductions at Makerspace

When I started this series, I was full of ambition. The initial goal was to write a post a day recounting the entire Idea to Market training, but doubt and laziness crept in. However, I'm giving this one more shot and this series should be over by the end of this week (that's the 31st … Continue reading Idea to Market: Day 2 – Introductions at Makerspace

You Should Absolutely Document Your Projects

Documentation. The bane of many a project. From lab reports, to field trip reports, to hackathon reports, to work reports - documentation in any shape or form is a nightmare for most. Unless we aren't the ones coming up with the documentation 😉. While documenting a project may not cause one to leap up in … Continue reading You Should Absolutely Document Your Projects

How to Get Your HS420361K-32 4 Digit 7 Segment Display Working with an Arduino

Typically when I get new electronic components to play with, I just google the part number and lookup tutorials on how to get it working. This has been a pretty successful strategy more often than not. However, this wasn't the case when I needed to get the HS420361K-32 4 digit 7 segment display to work. … Continue reading How to Get Your HS420361K-32 4 Digit 7 Segment Display Working with an Arduino

Coming up with Engineering Solutions that Matter

I had a conversation with my brother a while back where I was trying to pick his brain on how someone could figure out a problem(s) to solve using engineering techniques. My brother was a pretty solid candidate to pick since he's an engineer, (yes this is a family of engineering kids, parents sought their … Continue reading Coming up with Engineering Solutions that Matter