Hardware Product Design


Following the R&D stage of hardware development, you should have a clear vision of what you're building, the problem it solves, and the quantifiable demand for that solution.

In the planning stage, it's time to nailed down the specifics around exactly what features you will develop for your product to help you prepare for prototyping.

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Here at Mindtribe, I regularly meet with teams excited to turn their fledgling product concept into a physical reality.

Chefs create recipes. Hardware Engineers create BOMs (Bill of Materials) and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).

After the R&D stage in the hardware development lifecycle, you have a clear vision of what you’re building, the problem it solves, who the target user is, what other products are out there tryi

If you’re developing a product, you’ve probably come across the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) approach, which seeks to create a product with the highest return on investment and the lowest risk.

Steve Jobs once said, “You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them.

Entrepreneurs are known for falling so hard for their own products that they can’t see past all the fancy features.

We live in a world replete with devices. Tablets, smartphones, desktops, laptops, smart watches, cars, TVs, thermostats, door locks. Probably toasters soon, too.

CMF, which stands for Color, Material & Finish, is an area of specialty within the greater industrial design discipline.

You and your team have a killer consumer electronics product idea and the necessary skill set to bring it to market.

You just finished the initial design of your product, and it looks great! Well, it looks great on your computer screen.

What is lean manufacturing? How do you design for lean manufacturing? And how does it apply to your product development cycle?

As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably heard this many times: “Ideas are worthless until you get them out of your head and see what they can do.” Every big idea starts with a small first ste

My favorite type of product is one that I hardly notice—something that’s in my life every day, improving it significantly, yet blends seamlessly into my routine.