Imagine that your business could use the same kind of multimillion dollar Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software and optimal product operation processes used by Fortune 100 companies. Now – imagine that your business could afford it! That’s the dream. We also call it our philosophy. In 2000, QuadRite, Inc. was founded by a team of […]

The famous spiritual leader and author Raymond Barker once said, “We stand between the old that is familiar and the new that is unfamiliar. It takes courage to practice this science… to grasp the new while letting go of the old.” Familiar business tools, although comfortable and routine, may be preventing your company from achieving […]

In a record-breaking decade for scientific discovery, it’s no wonder the medical device industry is facing opportunities for unprecedented growth in 2018 – if done right. Worth noting: The era of growth and innovation is teeming with pitfalls and roadblocks. However, if you know what to look for and how to fix mistakes should they […]

Executives are taxed (or privileged) with the responsibility of the success of their company. The more executives know about what is going on during the entire production process, the more successful the company is likely to become. However – executives can’t be everywhere. Luckily, there is a solution that allows executives to view the metrics […]

New compliance guidelines and regulatory directives are released by federal agencies and International regulatory organizations on a regular basis. As a manufacturer, it makes you wonder – is it even possible to set up and fine-tune your quality processes to keep up with the challenges of these never-ending list of compliance directives and guidelines? Not […]

The gift-giving madness of the holidays may be over, but before you let the feelings of relief and exhaustion sweep over you – it’s time to make your business wish list for the New Year! Before we get started, let’s first consider some qualities of a practical business wish list item: Something that gives your […]

Did you know that 70%-80% of a product’s development costs are determined by the choices made by the engineering department during the design process? This instructive statistic is exactly why engineering teams who seek operational excellence are focusing on the design process. So where should you start in your quest for operational excellence? Studies show […]

Have you ever lost a file on your computer? You know it’s there – you can remember receiving it, but you’ve forgotten who sent it to you or even the name of the file. You try a number of different search techniques for finding it—without any luck. I’ve been there, and it can be really […]

This is my final topic in a series of blogs on helping you get the funding you need to implement a 21st century PLM solution — one that will let your medical device company move faster than your competition. The first blog laid the groundwork. My second blog highlighted how you need to focus on […]

This is my 3rd in a series of four blogs on helping you get funding to implement a 21st century PLM solution – a solution that will allow your business to move faster than your competition. The first blog laid the groundwork for operational excellence. My second blog highlighted how you need to focus on […]