While a systems engineering approach will not, in and of itself, resolve all challenges currently faced by the medical device industry, it is the cornerstone and framework for allowing organizations to begin addressing these challenges by adopting a more holistic, efficient and systematic approach to product realization.
This installment covers what’s missing and what pain does it cause. Without systems engineers, what is the impact to project teams and organizations?
When developing the core technology and the surrounding product, the problem is less a matter of which comes first, and more about continually balancing the assumptions we make about each.
This week we explore the collected knowledge of work by three research institutes (National Academy of Sciences, Seoul National University and UC Santa Barbara) to image possibles within our medical device design and development applications.
A key to understand the emotional relationship between a product or service and a user is to find the tacit knowledge and latent needs of the user. But what the user has a personality that does not like to participate?
What can an ovipositor can do? How does it relate to space exploration and medical devices? Let’s explore what makes these Ichneumonoidea wasps so interesting.
Aging has important implications on design, the most significant of which puts emphasis on graphic and product user interfaces.
Ideation sessions can provide an effective platform for creating novel and innovative ideas. With so much material and so many ideation methods available, however, one of the biggest challenges is selecting the most appropriate ideation method. How do you go about selecting a method to ensure you are addressing a problem in the most effective way?
Viewing product development from purely a calendar perspective will limit the real view of success.
While an apple a day may not always keep the doctor away, a wireless patient monitor just might.