Through the course of networking, I've had the opportunity to meet and work with some great medical device product development practitioners. One of these individuals is Tiger Buford. Tiger has over 25 years of medical device product development with special expertise in orthopedics. Tiger publishes a blog called OrthoStreams and is ramping up on a new venture called OrthoJump. I especially enjoyed a recent post on OrthoStreams title "10 Sure-Fire Formulas for Great Product Development". Some of the rules included in the post are:
  • Match team strength to project complexity
  • Go deep with project definition and planning
  • Fail fast and cheaply
There are 7 more rules listed in the post, along with details explaining the rationale for each. Be sure to check it out....