Articles by Chris Chesney

The first step in becoming prepared for future technologies is to ensure anyone working on these technologies has a deep understanding of foundation electrical/electronics and is fluent in data network analysis and diagnosis.
Chris Chesney
If you don’t follow service information and the OE process properly for ADAS service, there is a risk that the system you serviced will fail to work properly and someone may get hurt.
Chris Chesney
When asked to find the centerline of the vehicle it is critical to understand why; sensors are attached to the vehicle, so it should be obvious that they need to know which way the vehicle is pointed or traveling.
Chris Chesney
Diagnostics and automotive education need to transition from a traditional outcome-based model to a competency-based model.
Chris Chesney
The stigma of mentors is that they should be your most experienced, oldest or most productive tech. This is false. The ideal mentor is someone who first wants to pay it forward.
Chris Chesney
It isn’t hard to get involved. Start by finding the school in your area. But my challenge to you is to make a commitment to your business, your customers and your industry.
Chris Chesney
Disruptive innovation is often staring industries in the face. The automotive aftermarket needs to be prepared.
Chris Chesney
It’s important to understand what a high achiever looks like so you can recognize the value of having them on your team and the benefit that comes from retaining them.
Chris Chesney