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Managing Manufactured Products: Growth and Decline

BY Dustin Levy on August 20, 2018

Post-launch, the product manager will be responsible for managing the product lifecycle through its growth, maturity and decline phases. In this final post in my series on managing manufactured products I examine the specific touch points that exist between the operations, engineering, and finance functions when managing the lifecycle of manufactured products. You can read […] Read more »

Managing Manufactured Products: Design and Development

BY Dustin Levy on April 17, 2018

In my last post we examined some of the unique requirements that need to be defined for manufactured products. Now, let’s start designing and developing. Industrial Design vs Industrial Engineering In software, we all understand and appreciate that our UX designers aren’t the best at coding and our coders aren’t the best at UX design. […] Read more »

Let's get Physical: Product Management for Manufactured Products

BY Dustin Levy on March 21, 2018

Manufactured products can seem like a daunting area to tackle if you’re not used to hardware and manufacturing processes. In this series of posts, I’m going to examine a hypothetical scenario where you’ve been given product management responsibility for transforming a line of pedometers into a line of advanced fitness trackers and health monitors for […] Read more »