Lessons Learned: Technology Transition

Speaker:  David J Kasik – Sammamish, WA, United States
Topic(s):  Society and the Computing Profession


New research occurs internationally and at a breathtaking rate. Publications and presentations routinely feature novel concepts that could be highly beneficial. Even so, putting the technology into widespread use is the exception, not the rule. Dave Kasik has extensive experience with a wide variety of visualization and interactive techniques and has a unique, industrial perspective as the generator of new concepts and recipient of others. 

This talk summarizes observations from moving new technology from research into production. Boeing, the world’s leading aerospace company, has been responsible for numerous new computing technologies. Some (e.g., computer graphics, non-uniform rational b-spline geometry) have had broad impact on computing worldwide. Others (e.g., user interface management systems) have not. Yet others are still maturing (e.g., augmented reality).

Dave explores a number of different technologies developed at Boeing, traces their adoption, and makes direct observations about causes of success or failure. 

The expectation is for listeners to better understand methods they can use to gain acceptance for their work. 

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  50
Duration:  90 minutes
Languages Available:  English
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