Monthly Archives: July 2011

Embrace Conflict for Product Cost Reduction, Part 2

In the last post I proposed that the  lions share of a products ultimate cost is locked in at the design stage and that much of that “cost of poor design” is driven by design conflicts. Further, we took a … Continue reading

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Embrace Conflict for Product Cost Reduction, Part 1

We may argue a bit about the exact numbers, but most experienced product designers will agree that at least 80% of a product’s ultimate cost is determined during the products design phase and 60% of it is defined solely by … Continue reading

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