WEFOUNDObservations on the Sowing of Spring Wheat, and on the Cultivation of the Globe Turnip (Classic Reprint)


FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) is the lead office for all field activities, including inspections and enforcement. During an inspection, ORA investigators may observe conditions they deem to be objectionable. These observations, are listed on an FDA Form 483 when, in an investigator’s judgment, the observed conditions or practices indicate that an FDA-regulated product may be in violation of FDA’s requirements.

For further information as well as an example of a standard citation, visit our Inspectional Observations: Citations and Frequently Asked Questions pages. Examples of recently issued 483s are available in ORA's Electronic Reading Room .

Summary of the number of FDA Form 483s issued from FDA’s electronic inspection tools including the number of times an area of regulation was cited as an observation by product or program area.

As the design industry continues to focus on the evolution of workplace design, I find it interesting to take a few steps back and look at various projects that I’ve been involved in over the past several years where the design of the space really reflected the culture of an organization. There are three themes that seem to resonate for me:

As a start-up company in the mid 1990’s, Winstar Communications approached their initial office space with the industry standard of perimeter offices and open cubicles. As the company grew, they started to think more about their corporate culture. In 1996, I attended a meeting with the CEO who asked if I could create an environment like the Ritz Carlton’s Tea Room for Winstar’s Executives. His rationale was based on the fact that the Executives in the company had large private offices and they spent most of their time traveling, leaving the offices unoccupied over 70% of the time.

The Executives would meet in different cities in spaces like the Ritz and found that they accomplished more in a living room-type setting than they ever did in their private offices with the doors closed. All they really needed to perform their jobs was an effective space in which to touch down, communicate with the other Executives, store their belongings, and accommodate an administrative staff.

The hashicorp/raft library is a Go library to provide consensus via Raft protocol implementation. It is the underlying library behind Hashicorp's Consul .

I've had the opportunity to work with this library a couple projects, namely freno and orchestrator . Here are a few observations on working with this library:

One of my use cases is completely satisfied with the existing implementations of BoltDB and of the filesystem snapshot.

FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) is the lead office for all field activities, including inspections and enforcement. During an inspection, ORA investigators may observe conditions they deem to be objectionable. These observations, are listed on an FDA Form 483 when, in an investigator’s judgment, the observed conditions or practices indicate that an FDA-regulated product may be in violation of FDA’s requirements.

For further information as well as an example of a standard citation, visit our Inspectional Observations: Citations and Frequently Asked Questions pages. Examples of recently issued 483s are available in ORA's Electronic Reading Room .

Summary of the number of FDA Form 483s issued from FDA’s electronic inspection tools including the number of times an area of regulation was cited as an observation by product or program area.

As the design industry continues to focus on the evolution of workplace design, I find it interesting to take a few steps back and look at various projects that I’ve been involved in over the past several years where the design of the space really reflected the culture of an organization. There are three themes that seem to resonate for me:

As a start-up company in the mid 1990’s, Winstar Communications approached their initial office space with the industry standard of perimeter offices and open cubicles. As the company grew, they started to think more about their corporate culture. In 1996, I attended a meeting with the CEO who asked if I could create an environment like the Ritz Carlton’s Tea Room for Winstar’s Executives. His rationale was based on the fact that the Executives in the company had large private offices and they spent most of their time traveling, leaving the offices unoccupied over 70% of the time.

The Executives would meet in different cities in spaces like the Ritz and found that they accomplished more in a living room-type setting than they ever did in their private offices with the doors closed. All they really needed to perform their jobs was an effective space in which to touch down, communicate with the other Executives, store their belongings, and accommodate an administrative staff.

FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) is the lead office for all field activities, including inspections and enforcement. During an inspection, ORA investigators may observe conditions they deem to be objectionable. These observations, are listed on an FDA Form 483 when, in an investigator’s judgment, the observed conditions or practices indicate that an FDA-regulated product may be in violation of FDA’s requirements.

For further information as well as an example of a standard citation, visit our Inspectional Observations: Citations and Frequently Asked Questions pages. Examples of recently issued 483s are available in ORA's Electronic Reading Room .

Summary of the number of FDA Form 483s issued from FDA’s electronic inspection tools including the number of times an area of regulation was cited as an observation by product or program area.


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