Posts by David Dobson

Over the last several years, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to work with a couple of very different types of product development organizations.  I’ve managed larger teams of designers and engineers engaged in the creation of Consumer Electronic (CE) products, and I’ve been a part of equally exciting companies dedicated to the development of highly […]

All products and services are eventually commoditized.  The only way to maintain leadership and profitability in a market is to innovate.  Innovation in and of itself is pointless unless it finds a useful and compelling application with a group of financially capable and willing end users. This being the case, innovation is the key element […]

A company’s culture is directly related to the number of individuals that have real input into the decision making process of the business.  Some large companies run like start-ups, complete with all the chaos, energy and confusion that normally accompanies small venture funded and owner-operated businesses.  The opposite can be true of many small businesses.  […]