Respond to the following in 250 words:
- What are the product design philosophies behind industrial design and design for manufacture and assembly? Which one do you think is more important in customer-focused product development?
- Provide an example of customer focused product development in your organization or an organization you have researched
- Provide an example of a successful or unsuccessful introduction of a new product and an evaluation of its specific development process.
Respond to the following in 150 words:
Core competencies can play a role in affecting the design and development of products or services.
What is a core competency? Should an organization design products and services only within its core competency?