Rapid Prototyping & Proof of Concept . . .
Lumenelle is staunch
advocate of "rapid prototyping." Not only does it reduce risk in the product
development phase, it also helps to assure that the product is exactly
what the customer expects. The customer can look, touch, and feel the product
prior to final development and manufacturing and thus avoiding surprises.
Rapid prototyping is especially useful in situations where requirements
are not clearly defined. In those situations, rapid prototyping can foster
innovation since many options can be explored and evaluated prior to final
Below are links
to some excellent articles on the NASA
(National Aeronautics and Space Administration) website in regard to the
methods associated with "Rapid Prototyping." ...
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- Rapid Prototyping
is a viable approach to product development on projects and initiatives
whose success depends on a significant amount of customer input.