Three Mistakes to Anticipate with Your Hardware Development Contractor, Courtesy of @MindTribe
Once again some great insight from MindTribe on hardware development. I always appreciate writing like this because it doesn’t boast of success but instead focuses on potential failure or weak points in one’s process – and that can usually only come from experience. And sharing that experience with others is key to both your personal and company growth, as well as the growth of others, be they your hardware development partners or eventually your customers.
You already know that contracting all or part of your hardware development makes sense for your burgeoning start-up or big company innovation team. Here are the three key reasons that a wise business decision goes bad.
MindTribe break the possible mistakes into three headers:
FAILING TO FULLY ENGAGE WITH YOUR CONTRACT PARTNER
NOT UNDERSTANDING YOUR CONTRACTOR’S CORE CAPABILITIES
ENGAGING WITH A CONTRACT PARTNER THAT’S NOT ENGAGED