WHO: John T. Sheehan, Vice President of Services, Mathsoft Education & Engineering, Inc. WHAT: A presentation, "The Hidden Cost of Mismanaging Engineering Calculations," at the SolidWorks World 2006 International User Conference & Exposition WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. PST WHERE: Caesars Palace Hotel, Las Vegas WHY: Thousands of organizations fail to manage the critical calculations that support their engineering work. The risks of mismanaging calculations include needless redesign and disastrous errors, and the squandering of precious intellectual capital. The practice of calculation management addresses these concerns, applying sound principles and technologies from the realms of information management to the current calculation clutter. John Sheehan will detail the perils of mismanaging calculations, including the pitfalls of spreadsheets, and how the practice of calculation management enables businesses to secure a return on their intellectual property. It will include a discussion of XML's critical role in calculation management and simple steps every engineering manager can take.
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