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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

You can tell you’ve deployed a winning software product when the entire company is using it — and singing its praises. That’s the case with Topcon Medical Laser Systems (TMLS), a medical device manufacturer of innovative laser technology. TMLS was using product lifecycle management (PLM) software that failed to meet the needs of their entire […]