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A Decade of Design Changes

Posted October 13, 2011 7:00 AM

How has design engineering changed over the last decade? Respondents to this Design News survey, including an industrial information specialist, an electrical design engineer, and an applications engineer, cite increased emphasis on cost constraints and profits at the expense of technical analyses. Lack of innovation is bemoaned by some while accessibility to new software is applauded by others. Representatives from the medical design sector seem to be missing from the survey, so here's an opportunity to discuss design engineering changes from your point of view.

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10/14/2011 10:36 AM

It has always been maximizing profits before anything else, coupled with FDA regulations /politics adding more insults to injuries!!

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