New Product Introduction; it’s more work than you think.

New Product Introduction; it’s more work than you think.

Many of our clients spend a lot of time and effort creating the ideal, world-beating product. However, designing a product is only part of the work. Figuring out how to produce it can take just as much effort, and companies should factor this into their product development planning. Choosing the right contract manufacturer is key to your success. Almost everyone will use a contract manufacturer an ...[Read More]

Why product managers are getting help navigating the regulatory compliance maze.

Why product managers are getting help navigating the regulatory compliance maze.

Obtaining government regulatory approvals and industry-specific certifications for your product is mandatory. And unless you do it regularly, it can be unpleasant and time-consuming. Depending on the nature of your product, and where you want to sell it, the requirements can vary tremendously. Unless you are an expert in managing regulatory approvals and compliance testing, it can take weeks just ...[Read More]

Get the right expertise when you need it.

Get the right expertise when you need it.

Minimize technical and schedule risk when launching hardware products. Developing a hardware product is difficult. There are many specific skills that are required in a hardware development environment. The need for electrical and mechanical design is obvious, but there are also other elements like firmware, power management, and increasingly wireless. Wireless presents its own set of unique chall ...[Read More]

Communitech: “BlackBerry and Beyond: Husband and wife team swift to launch two start-ups”

Anthony Middleton and Lara Swift have gone from management roles at BlackBerry to life as startup entrepreneurs. Middleton launched Swift Mobile Solutions and the couple co-founded Swift Labs Inc. (Communitech photo: Mirko Petricevic) As an executive at BlackBerry during the tech-giant’s restructuring, Anthony Middleton was involved with the planning that impacted many of his colleagues. Not surpr ...[Read More]