A Part of the Whole – The Beginning of Anything

What is it like to start a business unlike any other? This blog will answer that.

arrows-1969944_960_720Does the scientific method start with a theoretical hypothesis or a set of patterned observations? Is logic deductive or inductive? Should ideas be brought to practicality via top-down organization, or should knowledge of parts bubble into concepts with bottom-up methodology? These are the questions philosophy and science still debate, but the essence of the argument tends to point toward the acceptance of one central truth – that information is always made up of smaller pieces.

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Standardized Hardware

Standardization reduces unnecessary variety and focuses on cost benefit. Learn how ATTA specializes in industry standards.

You can buy bolts in Germany, and nuts in Japan, and be sure they fit. Standardization helps reduce variation and focus on the variety essential to achieve economies of scale.

No, your production test systems are not bolts, they’re quite a bit more complicated. But they are held to specifications in industry standards, such as API 11s2, IEEE 1017, API 11S6, ISO 15551-1, and many more. Yes the test systems are held to the standards that the customer demands. Are the hardware, software, and maintenance procedures held to similar high standards, though? If they’re not this causes a lot of issues with keeping these systems up to the expected high standards of a customer’s satisfaction. Continue reading “Standardized Hardware”