The Long Arc Bends Toward Justice

The Long Arc Bends Toward Justice

The Long Arc Bends Toward Justice Martin Luther King, Jr. said that “the arc of history is long, but it bends toward justice.” The origin of this sentence can be traced to Theodore Parker who was a Unitarian minister and prominent American...
Repeatability vs Flexibility

Repeatability vs Flexibility

I recently had a conversation with a colleague about the importance and differences of repeatability and flexibility within a SHOULD COST software solution.  I’d like to provide my position and get feedback from the readers as to their thoughts. Before we get too deep...
Plastic Packaging Tax

Plastic Packaging Tax

For those of us working within the packaging industry, the plastic packaging tax is currently the most pressing issue. The plastic packaging tax forms a part of the EU’s Green Deal, a comprehensive package of tax and non-tax measures. The UK government’s aim is to...
Channeling Your Inner Picasso

Channeling Your Inner Picasso

Cost Engineering is often described as part science and part art. The science aspect is easily observed. We all understand the importance of collecting, normalizing, and analyzing historical data to support estimating a future program. We can all proficiently navigate...
CFOs – Are They Vanguards or Villains?

CFOs – Are They Vanguards or Villains?

CFOs – Are They Vanguards or Villains? I continue to get mixed signals regarding how advanced CFOs are with their journey to become the “strategic advisor” that is so frequently mentioned in finance and accounting magazines. But I am unsure how much the evidence...