Posts by Trevor Moat

Trevor Moat

Preventing Scope Creep in Medical Device Development – Part 1

“Scope Creep” is the (often inadvertent) addition of incremental improvements to a design that are not explicitly identified as project deliverables. Design Engineers are driven to succeed and impress – it’s hard-coded into our DNA, and it fuels our greatest strengths and assets. Our greatest strengths and our greatest weaknesses are often tightly interwoven, however, […]

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What’s your problem?

It’s easy to send a project sideways: all you need to do is identify a brilliant, expedient solution and unleash your brightest designers and engineers to implement it. You’ll reach your destination even faster if you add some schedule pressure or cost constraints to the mix. The outcome is invariably disastrous. A project is far […]

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