Bryn Cartwright-Campbell

About Bryn Cartwright-Campbell

Bryn Cartwright-Campbell is a writer/researcher with a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Cal State University, Long Beach (CSULB). As such, she is a connoisseur of people and collector of experiences. Native to Los Angeles, she spent her younger years traveling abroad teaching, writing, learning, and making music. Her list of hobbies and interests extends into the morrow, but the current iteration of her life revolves around her teaching inmates and probationers G.E.D. in Sacramento, California, freelance writing, collaborating on music projects, and running around with her three huskies. Her motto is, "Life is never boring if you pay attention."

ISO 13485: 2016 and What It Means for Product Development in the Medical Field

Introducing and updating international standards has proved key in pushing companies to raise the bar in product development over the last fifty years. ISO 13485: 2016 specifically addresses the way companies implement management strategy that

Designing For Disability: How Augmented Perception and Adapting to Extremes Drives Innovation

When designing for disability, it is important to consider our preconceived ideas and our perceptions. Not only do we need to consider the ‘normalcy’ we place on having all our senses, our limbs, and an average height; we also have to consider how

8 Ways to Secure Funding for Your Project

People do not enjoy talking about money with others, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that there's a handful of people who don't know how to secure financing for their big project. The idea you've come up with is a good one, and you’ve done your

Essentials of Prototyping Your Product

It’s exciting to develop a new product or discover ways to improve upon an inefficient design. Perhaps you’ve already found a unique solution, or you’re eager to be the one that finds it and invents something valuable and rare. However, no matter

Eric Ell: The Sherpa Through Uncertainty

As the saying goes, “If you’re going through Hell, keep going”. The quote, sometimes attributed to Winston Churchill, may as well have been written for Eric Ell, who does business development for Nectar Product Development (NectarPD). Eric is

Human Factors in Product Design

Since 1989 when the FDA completed their study on device recalls that “demonstrated that 45 to 50 percent … stemmed from poor product design” (1), design companies and the FDA have taken more seriously how humans interact with machines and software.

Evan Ross: Mindfully Motivated

Nectar Product Development’s (NectarPD’s) Experience Manager, Evan Ross, is tall and thin with dark hair and a contained, yet wry, sense of humor that you can see playing at the corner of his lips in a barely perceptible smile. We meet at the

Top Reasons to Outsource Your Product Development Team

1. Reduce Employment Expenses One of the most obvious reasons to hire independent contractors is because it makes financial sense. For each employee you hire, up to 30% of their salary goes to social security and medicare, state unemployment

ROI: Outsourcing Your Talent by Using Independent Contractors

If you’re working on developing a product to completion and want to ensure its success, you might want to consider using outside contractors. While your hand-picked team might be up to the job, there’s also a matter of scale and specialization in

Stacie Depner: Creatively Driven

Stacie Depner, a calm and colorful woman working in mechanical engineering consulting, has a pleasant smile and a gentle laugh and is one of those multi-faceted people that can surprise you. Stacie has a unique quality of being able to straddle both