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The hidden value of product design reuse

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The Hidden Value of Product Design Reuse Infographic

Summary

Stop recreating a design that might already exist. The hidden costs of recreating something is staggering and engineers could be working on innovating other products instead.

Engineering efficiency

Stop recreating a design that might already exist. The hidden cost of recreating product designs is staggering and engineers could be working on innovating other products instead.

Recreating a design might seem like your best or only option when you can’t track down an existing file. But the hidden costs of reinventing the wheel make design reuse worth some effort, even if it takes more initial time upfront.

This infographic explores why engineers reinvent the wheel and explains the need to spend more time on product innovation instead. It will also show you ways to make locating existing designs easier to locate to decrease the tradeoff between time and effort.