June 2011

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HP Viewpoint: Why technology choice does matter

These days, the idea of optimizing comes up everywhere. We personally optimize our time, our retirement portfolio, our route to work, our diets, our energy use at home, and a host of other things. In ..

Harkins, B., KBR Technology

These days, the idea of optimizing comes up everywhere. We personally optimize our time, our retirement portfolio, our route to work, our diets, our energy use at home, and a host of other things. In the business world, we are no less prolific, optimizing work processes, supply chains, processes, flow-sheets, energy use, control performance, turnaround schedules and more. So when we suggest that technology decisions also have an optimum outcome, are you really surprised? In the current market, decisions about technology investments—everything from process licensing to wireless phones—are influenced by a host of factors. A wireless phone might be superseded by a newer one with bett

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