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Wachusett Earthday: Inventory Management

Welcome to our page! During our interactive qualifying project we worked in collaboration with Wachusett Earthday Inc. to provide them with a recommendation to improve their inventory management. Specifically, we developed a plan that depicts how Wachusett Earthday could incorporate a recommended inventory management system into their day-by-day operations. Project Sponsor: Wachusett Earthday Inc. Wachusett…

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Continue reading Habitat for Humanity (HFH): Management of Volunteers and Build Sites Using Technology

Habitat for Humanity (HFH): Management of Volunteers and Build Sites Using Technology

During our interactive qualifying project we worked with Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester to identify information management systems that would more efficiently track volunteer hours and communicate build site timelines. The implementation of technology into HFH’s volunteer and project management will allow them to grow as an organization and provide more affordable housing to residents in…

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Continue reading Seven Hills Foundation: Increasing the Accessibility of Assistive Technology

Seven Hills Foundation: Increasing the Accessibility of Assistive Technology

Student Researchers Jane Bingel, Management EngineeringAbigail Cornwell, BiochemistryMichael DiMilia, Aerospace EngineeringNathan Meersman, Environmental EngineeringNam Tran Ngoc, Robotics Engineering Project Sponsor: The Seven Hills Foundation Our sponsor for this project was the Seven Hills Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps individuals with developmental disabilities. Their programs emphasize the importance of career development skills in order to…

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Continue reading Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission: Indicators Project

Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission: Indicators Project

The Indicators Project Progress begins with a goal. The goal can be grand (eliminate extreme poverty in the world); the goal can be subtle (increase school attendance rates). Small and large, the changes made around the world are driven by the goals and visions set by empowered communities. Both qualitative and quantitative data is used…

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Continue reading Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Weight Estimation Method

Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Weight Estimation Method

Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1965 by Millard and Linda Fuller. Habitat for Humanity‚Äôs mission is to build houses for those who are in need. The organization has expanded over the years and now Habitat for Humanity is a world-wide organization that has aided in building more than 800,000 houses by…

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