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The world will be changed.  We hear the term “new normal” quite a bit these days, but what does that
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Catalyst Product Development has guided many first-time entrepreneurs through this process over our 20-year history.   Our entrepreneurs arrive packed with
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There are many challenges of obtaining PPE when dependent on overseas vendors. Catalyst connected with the State of Indiana to
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Catalyst sincerely hopes everyone stays safe and heathy during these uncertain times. We are taking necessary precautions to protect our
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Five years ago, I wrote a similar post to this entitled “Time Flies” and was really proud of that title
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Product development from the ground up is not necessarily the best path
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We have all heard or used the phrase “Guess we got lucky” when something goes our way. While that may
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Ideas and Brainstorming
There has been much talk lately about AI being used in innovation. As AI continues to evolve, we wonder, can
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A brief history of toilet paper and how love is a many splintered thing
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Innovative Design Techniques
Sketchpads, whiteboards, and sticky notes: where product design starts, but shouldn’t end
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THE HIDDEN IMPLICATIONS OF OUTSOURCING PRODUCT PRODUCTION TO LOW COST COUNTRIES
The hidden implications of outsourcing product production to low cost countries
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Latest design trends 2019
Many companies returned from the holidays with a focus on 2019—finalizing financial targets, planning new product introductions, completing budgets.
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Physics and Engineering Paired with Holidays
Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus (and he was obviously a quantum physics major at M.I.T.)
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LED Lighting Catalyst Warehouse
Catalyst is reducing its carbon footprint by becoming more energy efficient in their production areas.
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Catalyst and Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana united to gather over 1,500 food items to feed hungry Hoosiers.
How do you beat a competitor that never sleeps and is everywhere at once
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Project Success Reality Based Design
A new client came to us with product renderings completed by a very large, very well-known design firm...
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Since it is Halloween, let’s consider Dr. Frankenstein’s monster from a product development perspective. Or, more accurately, Dr. Frankenstein’s prototype.
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Product Development
Catalyst is determined to pass on its love of exploration to the next generation of innovative thinkers.
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Product Design Rendering Prototyping
One thing I often say to everyone at Catalyst is, “We represent the world outside the box and our customers
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Faucet Design
How to protect your next product design project from disaster.
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While some failures can lead to new discoveries and opportunities, “success challenged development” often only succeeds in consuming valuable time
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Creative Design Process
Some believe that artistic skill and uber-creativity are required prerequisites for brainstorming activities. That could not be farther from the
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Young Designers Inspiration
Catalyst Product Development recently welcomed the Young Innovators Quest (YiQ) group to their facility for a tour and a learning
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New Design Center Catalyst
Catalyst Product Development recently completed construction of its new Innovation Center adding over 500 square feet of creative space dedicated
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Much of the appeal of running lies in its inherent simplicity.
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The college experience is typically defined by four years of no parental supervision, long days in class, followed by longer
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3D Printed Products and Design
In recent months, A prototyping technology that has been utilized in the Product Development field for years has become a
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Where does the time go? It seems like just yesterday that Dennis and I were at a Penn Station on
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