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Beckman Coulter Edited 21Sep17
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Come join us on September 21, 2017 at Beckman Coulter for insight into Predictive Analytics Synchronizing Reliability.  

Agenda
6:15 pm Networking with Pizza
6:45 pm Welcome and Chapter Updates by President Michele Zoromski
7:00 pm Predictive Analytics Synchronizing Reliability by Brian Littman
8:30 pm Adjourn

Synopsis:
The field of reliability has expanded in recent years to include predictive analytics.  Brian Littman will illustrate how a traditional reliability program in the medical field can evolve to include predictive analysis to improve customer reliability.  Brian’s talk will focus on larger electromechanical, software controlled medical capital equipment.


Presenter:
Brian Littman has more than 25 years of experience in systems engineering, reliability, and product development.  Hs is currently the R&D Systems Engineering Manager at Beckman Coulter’s Diagnostics Group in Chaska, MN.   A 1989 graduate of North Dakota State University with B.S. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering and a 2000 graduate of the St. Thomas MBA program.  Brian recently obtained his INCOSE ESEP certification (2016).  Engineering experience includes:

  • Product Reliability Program rollout and execution
  • New product concept development (extensive front end PD)
  • New product VOC, User Needs, and Product Definition development
  • Robust Design, Safety Analysis, Availability, Maintainability, and Durability methods.
  • Member of AIAG (Automotive Information Action Group) standards committee on FMEA

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