Trust but verify

“The Aerospace Newcomer Whose Data Helped Make the Difference on Grounding the 737 MAX,” The Wall Street Journal, March 15, 2019.  Company collects real-time data about the operations of planes in flight for use by air traffic controllers.  FAA uses that data to make (delayed) call to ground Boeing jets.

One can rely on the regulated industry to provide data, such as that in the black boxes and cockpit voice recorders.  But one can also get other information from other sources.  And use that to make decisions.

What information do you rely on to make your decisions?  Do you have multiple sources?  How do you verify them?  Is having multiple sources one of the controls you have in making better decisions?

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