Words of Advice: Your Company’s Design Process


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In a recent survey, we asked PCB designers to describe their company’s design process: Is it a rigid workflow they follow to the letter, or a process that allows for their individual techniques? Of course, the comments were illustrative.

  1. Just another “herding indecisive cats” situation.
  2. I adapt to the customer’s requirements and standards, but my process remains the same.
  3. I am an independent contractor, so it tends to vary some based on the client.
  4. We wing it.
  5. There isn’t a clear workflow.

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