Changwon Suh

The recent launch of the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (the Institute) by the Obama administration is a good example of how industry is integrating virtual processes (e.g., information technology) with physical processes. This approach—or synthetic systems view—is becoming more common in the manufacturing industry, and will improve manufacturing processes

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Annie Best

Perhaps no one at Nexight is more excited about our growing global health portfolio than our graphic designers and data analysts. I’m particularly interested in the quantity and quality of data available in the health field—and how important understanding this data can be to good decision-making. As a designer with an

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To celebrate Small Business Week, we asked our staff to talk about what it’s like to work at our small business. Here are some of their answers: At Nexight, staff with all levels of experience have countless opportunities to take the lead on tasks, projects, and company initiatives such as

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Earlier this month, technical writer and editor Sarah Lichtner wrote about how the skills she uses to help Nexight clients also help her to address complex situations in her everyday life. We wanted to know how other Nexight employees apply Nexight tools and techniques outside of the workplace. The responses

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Jenn Ganss
Getting in Shape the Nexight Way
Jenn GanssApril 28, 2016

As the weather warms and we resume active outdoor pursuits like hiking and cycling, many of us Nexighters are reminded of a commitment we made at the beginning of the year. To kick off 2016, we launched our first annual Nexight Fitness Challenge, which encouraged group accountability in reaching individual

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Working at Nexight: A Q&A with Recent Grads
Nexight GroupApril 19, 2016

Nexight is hiring! We’re looking for smart, interesting people to join our team. To find out more about what it’s like to work at Nexight, we sat down with two of our Research and Communications Analysts, Chrissy Sherman and Shruti Kuppa to learn about what drew them to Nexight and

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Sarah Lichtner
Nexight Skills Are Life Skills
Sarah LichtnerApril 8, 2016

At Nexight, we regularly apply our diverse technical expertise and tested facilitation, strategic planning, and communication techniques to help our clients solve their most challenging problems. These skills are so effective at developing actionable solutions that I’ve used them to improve how I handle complex situations in my own life

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Ross Brindle

Technology roadmaps are an essential planning tool that can be tricky to develop and implement successfully. Nexight CEO Ross Brindle offers five tips for developing your own effective technology roadmap.

Lindsay Pack

Just as we were excited to celebrate Nexight’s five-year anniversary last June, we are thrilled to announce another five-year milestone: our technical communications have again won awards from the Washington, DC – Baltimore Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) annual competition. The STC’s annual technical communications competition employs a jury

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Changwon Suh

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it awarded $3 million to a portfolio of 10 projects as part of its High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program (see my previous blog post on the program). In reviewing the projects selected, I noticed a common theme that speaks

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