Making Product Development Tradeoffs

Tech-Clarity Perspective: Understanding Product Development Trade-offs – Designing Products for Compliance, Cost, and Sustainability presents results from a survey on how companies design their products to meet environmental regulatory compliance, product sustainability, and product cost targets. Shares survey data and perspectives from two leading manufacturers on how they collect data and manage the trade-offs between

Computer Aided Design for Formula-Based Industries

Computer Aided Design for Formula-Based Industries: Formulating Higher Value from R&D Investments outlines the business value achieved by Revlon, Shiseido / Zotos, Pfizer and other leading companies utilizing “CAD” software for formula-based product development, and provides guidance for similar manufacturers. While “CAD” is usually a term reserved for computer-aided design of physical / mechanical or

Survey Says … No Relief from Compliance and Sustainability Pressure

A quick peek into some research on … how companies design their products to meet product environmental compliance, sustainability, and product cost targets. The report, Understanding Product Development Trade-offs: Designing Products for Compliance, Cost, and Sustainability, discusses how engineers and product developers can address these important aspects of their products early in the product lifecycle

Do You Design for Compliance, Sustainability and Cost? Survey says…

A quick peek into some research on … designing products for environmental compliance from our 2009 report. And maybe more importantly, here is the link to participate in the 2011 study on designing for compliance, cost, and sustainability. This year, I am expanding the research to recognize the trade-offs sometimes required between cost and compliance.

Sustainability Applications or Data? Chicken or Egg, Atrion International ACEs It

I had the chance to talk with … the team at regulatory compliance solution provider Atrion International earlier in the year about their product sustainability solutions. It was a great opportunity to get an update on the company and hear more about some interesting announcements they made earlier in the year. The updates have to

Product Environmental Compliance Survey

Tech-Clarity Perspective: Product Environmental Compliance –  Sustainable Processes to Reduce Compliance Cost and Risk discusses the key elements of a sustainable approach to developing and maintaining products that comply with environmental regulations such as RoHS and REACH while reducing compliance risk and cost.  Draws conclusions from over 300 responses to a web-based survey and several