#Product Development


How should a business owner budget for the product development process?

Jason Andrews is the Managing Executive of Catalyst Product Development Company, and in this week’s “Getting Started” segment, he discusses the importance of proper budgeting for product development in a business plan. Catalyst focuses on product development from start to finish, and the company works with customers...
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Why Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Product Development

To create a successful business, you must have a wonderful product. Over time, your product line will grow, sometimes at great speed. You’ll want to increase prices, reduce costs, and find other ways to prosper. It used to be a lot more complicated in the past. Today, thanks to...
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A New Inventor's Guide to Creating a Product

Looking to begin production on a new invention idea? Then you are going to want to thoroughly plan the next steps before diving in. In this guide, we will highlight a few things you will want to consider before beginning the inventive process. Creating a product is not as easy...
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Intertek Launches Green R&D, a Quality Assurance Solution for Developing Sustainable Products

Intertek Green R&D, a holistic quality assurance (QA) solution for communicating environmental impact, helps companies ensure the quality, safety and performance of their sustainable products. Intertek, an independent quality assurance verifier and SFIA member, and the Intertek Assuris network recently announced the launch of Intertek Green R&D, a holistic quality...

Exclusive video: Taking a closer look at assay lab ‘standards’ with CDN Resource

Mitchell Wihlidal, Product Development Associate with CDN Resource Laboratories talks about the latest developments in certified reference material — CRM or “standard” — an important aspect of quality control for assay labs handling exploration drill core. The interview with Henry Lazenby, Staff Reporter with The Northern Miner, took place at AME BC Roundup in January.

Ford Mexico’s Global Solutions Center has new leader

MEXICO – Ford’s Global Solutions Center in Mexico, which until January of this year was led by Laura Castro, welcomed Eric Roell as its new director. Roell has a 30-year track record within Ford Mexico, where he served, until his appointment, as Controller of the Cuautitlán Plant. His financial experience includes marketing, product development, manufacturing, among others.

The Success Behind Scale: The Product Owner vs Product Manager

As a startup, the Product Manager role is key to success. But what if the company grows? What if those initial core values under a specific set of circumstances need to change?. This is where there is a divide in the decision-making and success of the scaled product. The Product...

Task-Based Usability Testing: Key to Product Development Success

Optimize product success with usability testing. Dive into task-based testing and uncover user preferences, navigational woes, and more. In this article, learn about the importance of usability testing as well as its types and uses. Product development success is in large part due to the efforts put into usability testing....

Women in Leadership: How Violet Baker brings passion and innovation to our plant-based protein team

For Violet, Maple Leaf’s Blueprint and company values play a huge role in fostering a positive workplace culture that’s been her home for the past 15 years. Violet Baker is Vice President of Research, Development and Technology (RDT) at Greenleaf Foods, a subsidiary of Maple Leaf Foods. She began her career with Maple Leaf on a 12-month internship back in 2006, eventually joining as a full-time employee in 2008. Then in 2019, the newly formed Greenleaf Foods organization welcomed Violet to the team to help design and scale great tasting, plant-based protein products.

Part – Time Lab Technician

Our client is an international consumer goods company. They are seeking to hire a Part – Time Lab Technician to join their team. Our client is seeking a Part – Time Lab Technician to join the company in its Product Development laboratory. This is a unique opportunity for an individual to join a collaborative team testing personal care products under cGMP/GLP regulations. This Part – Time Lab Technician position is a part time, dayshift role making it a perfect opportunity for students to gain industry experience with both chemistry and biology lab techniques!

New Leadership Duo for the Marking and Coding Segment at Koenig & Bauer

Dr Stefan Balling joins the management team at Koenig & Bauer Coding. Double spearhead of coding specialists complete once more. Steady growth and dynamic developments in the branch. Focus on operations, product development and IT. Dr Stefan Balling has been appointed new joint managing director of Koenig & Bauer Coding...

Basic Product Development Guide for Beginners

A Comprehensive Guide to Product Development: Your Guide to Success. Are you looking to develop a product or service? If so, you’re likely, not alone. In today’s world, product development is an essential part of a successful business. This article will give readers an introduction to product development and what is needed for a successful product launch.