The goal this week is to make sure that things are
on track during a very brief meeting, and then
to spend time working on your prototype. Details details should be resolved now... the technical
review is in two weeks!
Advanced preparation for Lab #9
Your task force should prepare a short, well organized, status
report on the tasks that you have been working on.
officers should prepare a budget status report for the team.
should prepare an agenda that includes a review of project status
and a schedule update. Focus on having an effective, brief meeting
so that a significant portion of the lab time can be spent working.
equipment is needed, the system integrators should set this
up prior to the start of lab.
Design notebooks are due this week.
Recommended Lab #9 Activities
Begin with the standard meeting startup.
officers should give a short budget update to the team.
Briefly review the current status of the design with reports from
forces. Review the updated project schedule.
Divide tasks and assign responsibility for design issues that need
to be addressed and start working.
may want to meet with individual task
forces to review progress and help with design issues. They will also quickly review your design notebooks.
On Monday of this week, at 7 PM, there is a costing tutorial that will be quite helpful in developing a cost estimate for your product. There will also be industrial design consutations on Thursday evening.