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3 Strategies to Mitigate Risk in Hardware Development

In this 33 -slide webinar presentation video, Lockitron CEO Paul Gerhardt shares his lessons in bringing three versions of the keyless-entry smart lock to mass production and the strategies used to minimize delays and failures, including:

  • Design for Simplicity: Learn how to balance consumer demand with factory capability and avoid over-complicating your product with too many features and requirements
  • Design for Domain Authority: Learn how to separate your product into subsystems that can be debugged by domain experts in isolation, using tools to determine part breaks, subsystem boundaries, material selection, and vendor sourcing.
  • Design for Communication: Learn how to mitigate risk in production by opening up multiple communication channels through the use of language, photos, samples, and test procedures.

About Paul Gerhardt

Paul is the founder of Lockitron as well as a developer and embedded & electrical engineer. He spent 9 months

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