VIDEO SERIES

Discover Blur

Ready to learn more about product development? Have a few questions about how Regulatory fits in with the development process or when you should begin user testing? Our team has launched a new “Discover Blur” Video Channel that will help you learn everything you need to know to get started successfully.


Episodes

SEASON 1

EPISODE 1

Regulatory & Product Development

In this video, Christy Coleman, our VP of Regulatory Services, addresses 2 common questions:

1. How does regulatory help product development?
2. How soon should regulatory get involved in the process?


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EPISODE 2

Quality & Operations

In this video, Noah Muse, our Director of Quality, and Britt Creech, Director of Operations, address 2 common questions:

  1. How do you create internal processes that work with your team rather than against them?
  2. How do you maintain flexibility in a rigid system?

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EPISODE 3

Manufacturing

In this video, Britt Creech, our Director of Operations, answers the following question:

When is the right time to involve manufacturing in the product development cycle?


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EPISODE 4

Research & Development

In this video, Elise Jaffe and Erin Simons, our R&D Engineers, talk about how multiple iterations of product prototyping during the development process can benefit clients, end-users, and Blur engineers.


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EPISODE 5

Industrial Design

In this video, Damein Williams (Industrial Designer) and Anthony Smith (Industrial Designer & Mechanical Engineer) discuss collaborating across various design disciplines including design, industrial engineering, and manufacturing. They share the challenges with developing new products, how to define expectations for new products to ensure success, and how all the pieces come together at Blur.


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EPISODE 6

Project Management

In this video, Laura Sokash, a Project Manager at Blur, shares how our team uses two-week agile sprints to create optimum value during the product development phase and how constant learning and evaluation are critical when working on unique, cutting edge products.


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EPISODE 7

Course-Correcting In Product Development

In this video, Scott Liddle, co-founder of Blur Product Development, talks about the challenges involved in iterating and prototyping a new medical device. He shares strategies for making adjustments to your development plan as you go along, and how to course-correct efficiently. 


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EPISODE 8

Working at Blur

In this video, Erin Simons, R&D Engineer, shares how internships at Blur can lead to great careers in product engineering, and the freedom and creativity she enjoyed during her internship as well as her transition into a full-time employee. Learn more about careers at Blur here.


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EPISODE 9

Trust

In this video Keith Gausmann, co-founder of Blur Product Development, speaks about how Blur makes the product development process so efficient. It boils down to trust: trusting our employees and trusting our clients. Working together with mutual trust allows us to make the hundreds of decisions needed on a project while maintaining schedules, budgets, and quality design.


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EPISODE 10

Usability Testing

In this video, Julia Grenon explains the various stages of Usability Testing in medical device product development, from initial user needs through summative usability, and why they are important to the design of your product.


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