Topic: Product Development

Typically companies tend to operate in silos with defined stage-gate handoff points during the product design process; however this outdated approach can have a very negative impact on new product introduction (NPI).For example, often the first time purchasing or...

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Topic: 3D Printing and Product InnovationWelcome to the weekend (almost)! We’ve curated a list of links we think you’ll find interesting. Start reading now, or savor through Sunday.Have you seen this amazing new beehive? An Australian father-son team, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, invented

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Engineers Strike Back!

May 18, 2015

If you’re a Star Wars historian or engineer, your days are probably filled with these nagging thoughts:• Why did the Death Star ship to market with an obvious design flaw?• How did the Dark Side get FDA approval for...

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I recently flew from Seattle to London to attend Wikimania 2014. As we were taxiing for takeoff, I pulled out a book I had wanted to read for months: Haruki Murakami’s tome 1Q84. But then I put it down as soon as...

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OEMs Can De-Risk Electronic Components with a Parts Rich Database From an outsider's perspective, an OEM’s success simply depends upon an innovative vision and a strong development team.What some product companies don’t...

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