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 […]

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 […]

Operations executives in companies are being asked to make efficient use of capital and be ready for product commercialization from the ‘get go’ by driving optimization in their product operations processes. Yet, this can be a difficult task — if you don’t have the right resources and processes available to make this happen. Today’s operations […]

I like to refer to our RitePro software as a 3rd generation PLM solution. You may be wondering what I mean by that terminology. Let me explain. I believe that PLM has gone through two major evolutions in the last 30 or so years. The 1st generation of PLM (late ’80s early ’90s) focused on […]

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 […]

In my last blog I discussed how implementing 3 simple strategies would help you get the funding you need to implement a 21st century PLM solution – a solution that will let you move faster than your competition. In this blog, I will provide you with the first strategy that is essential for medical device […]

The key to being ahead of your competition is speed– the agility to release new products on tight design timelines.  Yet, often medical device companies are slowed by unexpected setbacks in quality or productivity. FDA monitoring and review also present hurdles that can slow your ability to accelerate growth. To solve this challenge, many of […]