January 26, 2023 | Anne Roberts

Come & Improve Your Equipment Troubleshooting Skills

Ken Reed and Justin Clark will be presenting: Equifactor® Symposium

Justin Clark will be presenting: Change Analysis Exercise

When & Where

These presentations will take place at our 2023 Global TapRooT® Summit on April 27 at the beautiful Margaritaville Lake Resort • Lake Conroe – Montgomery, TX (right outside Houston, TX)

Equifactor Symposium is scheduled during Best Practice Session 4 – Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 10:10 am – 11:25 am.

Change Analysis Exercise is scheduled during Best Practice Session 5 – Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 11:35 am – 12:30 pm.

Session Descriptions

Equifactor Symposium

Equifactor® is a fantastic tool, and we want to improve it. Share YOUR Equifactor® best practices, teaching methods, success stories, and feedback to drive the future of structured equipment troubleshooting. Geared toward users and instructors, think of this as the Equifactor® advisory board.

Change Analysis Exercise

Change analysis is the most intuitive tool in the equipment troubleshooting universe. When something breaks, this is the first question we always ask. But when more than one parameter has changed, failures become complicated without a structure. We’ll dig into an example never-before-seen in the TapRooT® curriculum to see what Change Analysis can do.

Speaker Bios

Justin Clark

is a TapRooT® root cause analysis instructor and program manager for Equifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting. He draws on nine years of experience as a U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer, leveraging extensive team leadership in systems operations, reliability, and maintenance. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University, a Master’s of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University, and is a qualified Naval Reactors Engineer. Justin resides with his family in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Ken Reed

brings 21 years of US Navy nuclear operator and supervisor experience to System Improvements, having served on numerous fast attack, ballistic missile, and research submarines. He is currently the Project Manager for the Equifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting module of the TapRooT® software, overseeing course and software updates and revisions. He holds a B.S. in Electronics Management from Southern Illinois University. He was born and raised in Watertown, NY, and resides in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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