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Product Rescue Part 8: End of Life Legacy Product

When you’re dealing with a legacy product, there is an all new set of cost saving opportunities to explore. Continue reading

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Product Rescue Part 7: Value Engineering

Cutting costs at every part of the product development process is the core purpose of value engineering. Let’s explore what that looks like. Continue reading

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Product Rescue Part 6: Production

Your prototypes have passed the test and your customers are waiting anxiously to buy your product, so let’s talk about production! Continue reading

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Product Rescue Part 5: Pre-Production

Your prototypes are good and the budgets have been approved, it’s time to start producing products! Let’s talk about how to ramp up for full production. Continue reading

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Product Rescue Part 4: Beta Prototyping

The second phase of prototyping, beta prototypes not only function, but also look and feel like the final product. User and environmental tests  can be done at this point to validate AND verify that all of the requirements have been … Continue reading

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Product Rescue Part 3: Alpha Prototyping

Once a product design is completed, you’re ready to move on to the much anticipated prototype stage. At the end of this step, you will have 2 functional prototypes that prove the feasibility and concept of your design. Continue reading

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Product Rescue Part 2: Design

During the discovery phase, your concept was born, user requirements were defined, and preliminary market research was completed. In Part 2 of our Product rescue series, we’re outlining the design phase. At the end of this phase, your product will have specification and design drawings that will be required for manufacturing. This is how the process looks: Continue reading

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Product Rescue Part 1: Discovery

This series covers common challenges faced at each step of the product development process and how to overcome them. Continue reading

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5 Reasons ISO is Killing Your Small Business

In a world where Documentation dictates quality and innovation is stifled by procedure, small businesses are struggling to survive. So how do you stay competitive AND innovative?

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Benefits of Contracting Mechanical Engineers

Hiring a well-rounded mechanical engineer on a contract basis is generally the most efficient route for companies looking for product development and manufacturing support. Continue reading

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