Pete specializes in eXergy systems improvement and has extensive experience in corporate due diligence review, best practices discovery, Quality Assurance, and the pursuit of excellence in operations worldwide.
Pete reads. A lot. Some of it is obviously relevant to what he’s been doing and some of it is just … interesting. Pete likes to share, so here’s a look at his bookshelf (in no particular order). Enjoy!
Can you hear me now? This is the second article on the topic of the Marshall fire inspired by Richard Feynman’s statement (after the Challenger disaster): “For a successful technology reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.” Communication is the heart and soul of any successful disaster response—especially fire. Disaster […]
The Marshall Fire “For a successful technology reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.” The early after-action reporting following the catastrophic 2021 Marshall Fire forcibly brought to mind this quote from Richard Feynman’s testimony after the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster. With all the 21st century technology supposedly available to […]
When you have been impacted by a disaster of any kind you are frightened, scared, often very angry and the last thing you need is to fill out forms and answer numerous questions from strangers clamoring to HELP you. So why is it that the majority of our disaster assistance and recovery programs at all […]