It has been said that unlike schooling, life gives you the test first and then the lesson. Product development is no exception to this rule of thumb. Due to the complexity of product development, there are many areas of risk. It’s helpful to keep in mind that things will go wrong. Great product development involves […]
Product development is a creative team process. Engineers and designers take on the difficult task of creating a product that meets all the customer’s needs and wants. The team typically strives for product perfection but unfortunately perfection can never be achieved due to time and money constraints. Therefore, in order to get the product shipped […]
Entrepreneurs who are building a company around a product idea and are following the proper steps of product development typically have a prototype built. Of course, it is a natural part of innovation to build a prototype but sometimes these prototypes are not used to their full potential. Here are five business tips for entrepreneurs […]
A common question asked by start-ups, entrepreneurs, early stage engineering teams, inventors, and innovators early in the product development life cycle typically revolves around how to get early investment to develop their product idea and take it to market. This question is usually asked when the product idea is in the pure concept phase without […]
Running a small business or startup is always difficult but especially challenging in today’s economy where consumers and investors are far more cautious with their money. A successful startup is a master at running lean. If you need to be that team, fear not, others have blazed the path before you and figured out ways […]
Here, at LaPDT, we pride ourselves in taking the burden of product development and manufacturing off of our clients shoulders so that they can concentrate on sales and marketing aspects of the business. If your small business or start-up is aiming at retail shelves then you’ll want to keep these 5 tips for preparing your […]
photoBot is an alternative to ‘point and shoot’ photography. The product is designed to capture photos automatically by detecting the location of people using an ultrasonic ranger. The designer imagined the product to be a robot whose purpose was to take an interesting photograph and not miss anything his human counterparts got up to!