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Continuous Integration & Automated Testing

No one loved group projects in school, but working together as a team is important at any level of business. Working in a team always can be complicated, but that’s especially true when developing engineering services for medical devices, said Mike Goulet, Program Manager and Principal Software Engineer at Sunrise Labs. That’s why developing processes […]

Building a Foundation of Trust

Sunrise Labs’ Spencer Zawasky, Principal Quality Engineer and Test Manager, and Trisha Bouthot, Director of Quality & Test, spoke about the importance of building a foundation of trust within quality assurance teams and with clients. Bouthot said there are many factors involved to build a foundation of trust within a quality assurance team. Idea and knowledge sharing are critical […]

Empathy is Key to Home-use Medical Device Success

The healthcare industry has been trending toward health monitoring in the home environment, and since COVID-19, this trend has significantly increased. Medical device manufacturers are experiencing many new opportunities and additional challenges in designing medical devices for a more diverse user population and less controlled use environment. In this Sunrise Labs podcast, Alex Therrien, Director of […]

Investing in Your Company's Future

Eric Soederberg discusses ways to invest in your company’s future and create a culture of continuous improvement. Building a company culture of continuous improvement and investing for the future sounds like an obvious recipe for success, but it is easier said than done. Eric Soederberg, CEO of Sunrise Labs, joined Tyler Kern on this episode of […]

The Keys to Successfully Outsourcing Product Development

No one is an expert at everything, which is why hiring a product development team to get your medical product off the ground can determine whether it will ultimately sink or swim. Product development team expert at Sunrise Labs, Laurin Noel, joins the ‘Making Bright Ideas Work” Podcast Series to discuss what components lead to a successful group […]

How Do You Define a User Need?

The fundamental question that comes with designing new MedTech devices is this: What are the user needs and requirements? The questions feel simple enough, but it’s far from simple. With that question comes others: Who is the user? What makes a good requirement? How do you actually test these requirements? For a MedTech designer like Nick […]

Project Management is Most Successful When It’s Personal

For all the discussion about process improvement, company culture, and team member morale, you might recall that Sunrise Labs is a medical product development firm. Sunrise Labs was founded to be different, and that’s evident in everything they do down to the way they run their daily operations. Today on Making Bright Ideas Work, the […]

The Trade Group Looking Out for the MedTech Community

Perhaps no state is more renowned for medicine than Massachusetts. The Commonwealth is host to leading hospitals, medical centers, and medical device companies that are maturing next-generation technologies. But Medtech enterprises large and small need representatives to ensure that innovations in the space can thrive. That’s where Brian Johnson comes in. He is President of the Massachusetts Medical […]

Impact Medical Technology as a Software Engineer & Architect

With healthy growth rates projected for the medical technology and devices industry globally, MedTech careers are in high demand. On this episode of Making Bright Ideas Work, we break down how two open positions in the software and product development field at Sunrise Labs are affecting medical change on an industry level. To share their […]

Company Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

What are the keys to a successful business? Many will claim that businesses can stay ahead by keeping up with current trends, being innovative, and offering competitive price points, but what about other competitive advantages? What about a high level of respect for your employees and the same amount of integrity? Eric Soederberg, President of Sunrise […]