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NPI in Seven Steps – Design Verification Run

Design Verification is part five of our New Product Introduction series. If you missed the previous posts and want to get caught up, start with the introduction post. Your team has now received the Engineering Verification units and your manufacturer has completed their test plan to ensure they are building the product correctly. You’re now ready to build millions, right? Now quite. You have a nice prototype that may even look like a product, but you and your manufacturer need to go through a few more steps before reaching full production, well at least if you want to get it right. At this stage of the New Product Introduction, we are going to build what is called the Design Verification build, or just DV. After completing the EV run, your team and your manufacturer probably had a few design changes needed to get the product working right and able┬áto test efficiently. If those changes were significant, you might have had to redo the EV build, but otherwise, the changes get implemented and the DV build …