In the course of Product design and the development, Product Teardown is the process of taking apart a product to understand it and to understand how the company making the product succeeds. Let us discuss more detail on this topic. Product Teardown Before a product to be evolved to the next stage/generation, the current version […]
Function Analysis and System Technique – FAST diagram
To analyse the function of a product, service or process can be done with the Function tress techniques. FAST Diagram Method and the Subtract and Operate Procedures are the two techniques in functional trees method. Function Analysis and System Technique is one of the technique to develop a graphical representation to show the logical relationship […]
What is Kano Diagram of Customer Satisfaction?
When a customer is looking for a product, they have no idea what they exactly want. Which means they do know what they want, but they fail to describe it in perfect context. So it is necessary to understand the customer needs to develop a product. This Kano Diagram model is helpful for the understanding […]
Understanding Customer Needs in Product Development
In the course of Product Development, customers are the one who we want to be purchasers of the product, so their needs might be different, and their expectations might be different so, it is necessary to understand the customer needs for any type of the Product Development Process. Why Identifying customer needs is important? Every […]
What is Technology S-Curve in Product Design?
In the course of Product Design and Development, the Technology S-Curve determines the performance in regards to time and effort. It assists in determining the level of maturity of the industry/product. Let us discuss more details on the Technology S-Curves. Technology S-Curve When evaluating a product or an industry, it is crucial to understand where […]
Technical Questioning and Mission Statement in Product Development
In the course of Product Development, the Technical questioning and the Mission statement are the two basic methods of weighing the two risks of the new product development. Those risks are Technical risk – can we make it? Market risk – will they buy it? The two simple tools to understand and clarify these risks […]
What are Product Development Planning Tools?
For any product development, Product Development planning is a necessary task for any kind of product. To perform this task, we have a different variety of tools. Such as Gantt Charts, PERT, CPM. Product development Planning Product Development planning Basic Constituents are What: Tasks When: Schedule Where: Equipment and facilities How: People, material, facility, and […]
Organizational structures in Product Development
Successful firms must organize their product development staff to implement the process in an effective manner. In this article, we will discuss the different organizational Structures used for product development and offer guidelines for choosing among these options. Organizational structures In general, Organizations Are Formed by Establishing Links among Individuals. A product development organization is […]
What is the Engineering Design Process?
In the course of Product Design and Development, The Engineering Design Process is the sequential design process that may involve multi-disciplines such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, architectural engineering, industrial engineering, material science, aerodynamics, fluid dynamics, and so on. Engineering Design Process As we have already mentioned that the Engineering Design Process is a sequential […]
What is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator? | MBTI
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, also known as MBTI is a simple measurement indicator of how people behave and contribute in work environment. It is a sort of a questionnaire kind of thing, that differs the psychological preferences of the people, how they perceive the world and make decisions. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Originally, Isabel Myers and Katherine […]
What is the Concept Development Process?
As we have already discussed what are the different Product development processes, the concept development process is the front-end process of all the other product development processes. Now we will discuss the Concept Development process in detail. Concept Development Process As we said above the concept development process is the front-end process. It requires more […]
What are the Challenges of Product Development?
With the first article, on the Product design Engineering, we have discussed the characteristics of the successful product and the organizations involved in the process with in the firm. Now we will discuss the Challenges of Product Development. Challenges of Product Development Developing a new product is a challenging task. Few companies will only succeed. […]
What is Product Design Engineering?
The process of developing ideas, converting it into new product and bring it into the market by the organisations to satisfy the customer needs is known as the Product Design Engineering. With this article, we will be able to understand what is the product design engineering, and what are the characteristics of a successful product […]