Product Realization: Going from One to a Million

Thornton, Anna C.

  • 出版商: Wiley
  • 出版日期: 2021-02-09
  • 售價: $2,330
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,214
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 480
  • 裝訂: Hardcover - also called cloth, retail trade, or trade
  • ISBN: 1119649536
  • ISBN-13: 9781119649533
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A must-read reference for anyone who intends to successfully build a product and bring it to market.
Desh Deshpande, Entrepreneur & Life Member of MIT Corporation

This book is a go-to resource for new and experienced hardware teams to help them plan for and execute a new hardware startup successfully and avoid common pitfalls. Highly recommended.
Bill Aulet, Managing Director, The Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship & Professor of the Practice, MIT Sloan School and Author of Disciplined Entrepreneurship

An excellent, practical guide for first time entrepreneurs building physical world products.
Laila Partridge, Managing Director, STANLEY+Techstars Accelerator

Product Realization picks up where so many product design books end. Here is the book that explains it all chock full of shop-floor wisdom, fascinating stories and compelling examples.
Steven Eppinger, Professor of Management Science and Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Product Realization contains the critical information and roadmap hardware entrepreneurs need as they take their concepts from prototype to production.
Ken Rother, Managing Director eLab and Visiting Lecturer of Management, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University

Product Realization: Going from One to a Million delivers a comprehensive treatment of the entire product launch process from beginning to end. Drawing upon the author's extensive first-hand experience with dozens of successful product launches, the book explores the process of bringing a design from prototype to product. It illustrates the complicated and interdisciplinary process with vignettes and examples, provides checklists and templates to help teams, and points out common challenges teams will face.

Perfect for both students, start-ups, and engineers in the field, Product Realization: Going from One to a Million will be the go-to reference for engineers seeking practical advice and concrete strategies to launch higher quality products, at the right cost and on time.


ANNA C. THORNTON, PhD, started her career in academia as a faculty member at MIT and then transitioned to industry for 17 years. She works with large and small companies in a wide variety of industries to transform their ideas into reality. She is now a Professor of the Practice in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Boston University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in manufacturing and product realization.