Embracing Technology – Lessons Learned From A Failed Technology Startup

By Gregory Lormand   In the early 2000’s, I, along with three partners set out to create a new technology platform in the space of performance and cost benchmarking.  Our company, ePerformance Group International (ePGI) and our flagship product, BenchmarkCommunities™ was a completely new concept on delivering real-time, online performance benchmarking information and analysis capabilities.  […]

Nuclear Power: The U.S. and The World

We hear this debate rage about how US has lost its “nuclear prowess” to countries like China, Japan, South Korean and EU countries. I must admit I feel some angst when looking at the peaceful use of nuclear power that began as an industry in the US and see countries taking that technology and deploying […]

Organization Culture and the Thinking Organization

What I learned about organizations certainly didn’t come from my math, science and engineering professors in college. In some regards, this may be part of the issue in our industry as evidenced by INPO’s recently issued SOER 10-2, Engaged Thinking Organizations. This is not to diminish what the nuclear power industry has been able to […]