You’ve submitted your design, you’ve seen your prototype and… there’s something not quite right. Maybe a curve is deeper than expected, there’s a ridge or dimple where there shouldn’t be. Perhaps it just doesn’t feel the way you expected it to. But it’s a simple fix, right?
There's a lot of talk about supply chain disruptions and potential recessions and what affect these things have on the global economy. After the last several years of surprising events, if teams knew an event was CERTAIN to affect their business and did nothing to prepare for it, they'd be considered incompetent, wouldn't they?
We've written a lot about protecting your facility and processes from cyberattack. As these incursions continue to escalate, in number and in scope, companies of all sizes must address the issue of cybersecurity.
Few things help a project — any project — more than objectivity. It's a great ability to view a task, whether editing a paragraph or designing a product completely free of emotion, but few people have that skill when it comes to their own work. That's why most companies use a project manager to guide the new product development process along.
We expect a lot from our products, especially our electronic products. Think about it: cellphones, wearables, medical devices — for some reason we think they should still work after being immersed in liquid, left outdoors in freezing temperatures or dropped on concrete from a standing position.
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Q&A With VP of Supply Chain
With the rise of IoT, increased electronics in everything from home automation to new cars, it seems the supply (today it’s MLCC and resistor Chips) and demand surges of electronics components create waves of shortages. It’s no secret we’re either coming out of one shortage or heading into another. What’s causing these...
Hindsight is 20/20. We’ve all heard that adage. But what if hindsight could become foresight?
You’re looking for ways to reduce costs, streamline ordering and ensure that you never run out of product. Isn’t everyone?
Reducing costs is an ongoing task for every company, but what if I told you that you could save money without having to change a single millimeter of your product?
You’d probably be thrilled.
Do you remember the scene in the movie Father of the Bridewhen Steve Martin’s character George Banks goes nuts over the number of hot dogs in a package versus the number of buns in a package?