Starting with a winning team & smarter technology. This Thanksgiving we are reminded to stop and ask about the things in our lives that we should be thankful for. As innovators and thinkers, having a solid team around us lets us know that talent is on our side. You’ve worked hard, now it’s time to focus

Take your product idea from your mind’s eye to the palm of your hand Many product design developers wonder when, how and why to build a prototype. A prototype gives you the opportunity to see a three-dimensional version of your idea. It’s one of the most exciting and rewarding stages of the product design process.

Are you staying educated about your product’s market? What is the point of throwing a dart, without knowing what you’re aiming for? Not understanding your product’s market or your target audience is just as pointless. Paying close attention to social and economic trends that may influence your business, is the key to long-term success. As an

Do you have a strategy to protect your idea from being stolen? One of the biggest, and most confusing, steps in the new product development process is knowing why, how and when to protect your idea. In order to take the next step and get to where you want to be, you’ll need to move

If you have these 10 traits, you’re on the right track. When it comes to the processes and mindsets that makes product designers successful, it’s all about gaining perspective. It takes great imagination, curiosity and ingenuity to become a product designer. You have the vision to fill a consumer need with your product, but do

Stay on top of your game by taking the time to reassess your goals. While summer is a great time to take a vacation, soak up the sun and let go, one thing you shouldn’t ‘let go’ of is your product strategy. A lot can change over the course of a year in an ever-evolving

Meet Team Mt. Hoodlums, an experienced team of guys who worked together for the first time. Tom brought Bryan, James, and Angelo to compete at Make48! It was such a great experience to work with Make48 Team: From Left – Rich Brull (Make48-Co-Creator), Tom Gray (Make48-CEO), Curt McMillan (Make48-Co-Creator), Nisha Sawhney (SnS Design), Tim Yus