Technology-driven Decisions and the Importance of Expertise

Kevin Kirtley, Executive Lead, GE Aviation Advanced Design Tools, discusses how decision making is choosing the correct solution to meet an objective, assessing possible consequences and applying mitigating actions. When driven by technology, more complex decisions with more degrees of freedom can be made more quickly than ever. These decisions can be optimal or fraught with unintended consequences. From advanced modeling of complex systems to machine learning, the role of testing and the insight of experts should not be under-estimated.

The recording is about 18 minutes long, and was presented at the 2020 Global Altair Technology conference.

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