How to Get the Resources You Need

Securing your Company’s financial commitment for test equipment or other resources can be a challenge! Here is how to get management buy-in to help ensure the success of your project.  By Keith Armstrong, Cherry Clough Consultants Ltd

Note: This article was published in In Compliance Magazine, October 2018 Edition, visit An earlier version of this article was originally published in The EMC Journal in July 2008.

A problem faced by all engineers and engineering managers is persuading your manager that you need a new item of test equipment, or you need to add something to a product that is not in its technical specification (for example to reduce financial risks such as high levels of warranty returns).

Download the article to see how I learnt tojustify expenditure on engineering over 30 years ago, since then I have not had a single capital application, design change request or request for additional personnel turned down, ever.

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