With design, it pays to anticipate problems — and solve them — during product development.

One way to find failures early is the FMEA. The “Failure Mode and Effects Analysis” uses a step-by-step approach to identify a range of errors in design and process.

Carl Carlson, owner of Owner of Carlson Reliability Consulting, recently answered questions from Tech Briefs readers about how to conduct a high-quality FMEA in your organization.

This week's Question: Have You Conducted an FMEA?

If so, share your comments, questions, and lessons learned.

What do you think?