Recent Blog Posts

August 27, 2020

The Role of Unmanned Systems and Robotics in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, our methods of performing daily activities have required adaptation. The typical 9 to 5 office routine is a thing of the past, and now the home office is being encouraged. It is a reality that we will have to adapt our lives during this pandemic and try to…

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December 17, 2019

Key Considerations for Medical Device Design

Medical device design spans many engineering and technical disciplines, such as mechanical design, automation, controls, and supply chain. Also, it is a highly regulated industry that serves the majority of the population, which creates high visibility and a high production volume of refined products. When developing medical device designs, it is imperative for the team…

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November 19, 2019

3 Factors Impacting Technical Product Design

The balance of criteria needed for the design of a technical product is critical. Given its inherent complexity, design firms often encounter one of two challenges: Continually reengineering the product due to a moving requirements target. This re-engineering loop tends to lead to strain on the project timing from excessive schedule slippage. Given the importance…

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October 22, 2019

Make vs. Buy: When to Outsource Product Development

Innovation is the key to a company’s sustainability, and in perpetuating a competitive advantage in the market. It is easy to find ways to reduce cost, but it is an art to develop a new or improved product that the market will value. There are many ways to approach product design, polished and improved over…

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October 1, 2019

What to Do When Bandwidth Constraints Hinder the Product Design Process

Bandwidth Constraints: it is one of the most familiar and frustrating terms for managers and engineers during the product design process. Management is trying to run a profitable business and asks employees to be increasingly creative to use resources and time available to execute all project tasks. It is a delicate balance, and if it…

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