Updated: December 27th, 2019

To ensure a successful product launch, manufacturers need to optimize the talents of their employees to be sure critical needs are addressed. We continue the “Connector Basics” series with a look at the necessary skills for successful new connector development.

This article was contributed by APEX Electrical Interconnection Consultants.

Key to SuccessSuccessful new product development and releases to the market require that a company recognize and implement a structure to optimize the talents and skills of the staff and to create an effective organization to assure that the critical needs are addressed.

The new product process consists of four specific phases:

  • Creative/innovative
  • Engineering/scientific
  • Implementation/manufacturing
  • Release/launch