Quality

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Five factors putting pressure on manufacturers to do better (Video)

Earlier in November, Anna spoke at ID Tech Ex 2018. Here's a reprise of her talk on why it's actually gotten harder to build great products, and what to do about it.

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Listen to your customers: leverage TWR data to build better products

Here's how to tap into an under-utilized source of data that can increase margins in the short term and yield learnings for the long term.

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Shining light on dark yield

Whether it’s clandestine chips, counterfeit parts, or simple quality escapes, dark yield has very real bottom line impact.

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Amazon reviews are the new manufacturing KPI that no one is talking about

It's hard enough to ship high quality product in high volume – Amazon reviews make it so hardware brands and manufacturers have to be perfect.

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With automated settings, you can get all the benefits of Instrumental without adding an operator

A new setting on our stations minimizes the work required to ensure quality.

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Three ways reliability tests can come up short

Reliability testing trips up even the best engineers and companies. Read on for some best practices for setting up a great test plan.

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Spend your quality dollars in development to reap the rewards in production

There’s a common misperception that quality dollars should be spent to improve the mass production process. After all, the design is locked and those units will end up in customer hands, right?

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Instrumental spills the beans on taco assembly

Here at Instrumental, a core cultural value is our love of food. That’s why we've recently expanded to improved the taco assembly line.

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