How Do Engineers Find Information? Engineers must conduct meticulous research before recommending a product as part of an engineering solution. Many aspects need to be considered: safety, reliability, product lifespan, ease-of-use, ongoing support from the vendor etc
After doing research it is common for engineers to present their findings to a manager or a wider team before a decision is made and procurement is actioned.
An engineer’s reputation is on the line each time they make such a recommendation, so how do they find the information they need before making a buying decision?