Procedure Solutions Management: Video Training Series: Ask An Expert

Ask an Expert – Procedure Writer’s Challenges

Ask An Expert – Episode 3 – “What are some common challenges faced by procedure writers?” Procedure writers/technical writers have complex jobs.  Amongst other things, they are responsible for understanding and writing for the appropriate level of detail, avoiding the creation of human performance error-likely situations , formatting complicated documents, ensuring consistency, fostering collaboration, and sometimes even project managing.  These […]

Nuclear Promise – Procedure and Work Instruction’s Perfect Storm – Part 2

Part 2 – Nuclear Promise – Procedure and Work Instruction’s Perfect Storm In Part 1 – Nuclear Promise – Procedure and Work Instruction’s Perfect Storm, I raised a concern based on my observation of challenges with regards to procedure and work instruction quality. These quality challenges include (but are not limited to):  inconsistencies in level […]

Nuclear Promise – Procedure and Work Instruction’s Perfect Storm – Part 1

  Delivering the Nuclear Promise   Over the last 10 years, generating costs for U.S. reactors has increased roughly 28%.  In response NEI and the nuclear industry developed the Nuclear Promise, which is designed to reduce generating costs by 30% by 2018.   “Companies that operate America’s nuclear energy facilities have partnered on a multiyear […]