Embedded developers face a collection of challenges during the system design process, including the need to quickly gain expertise with new integrated circuits and features while deadlines approach. Fortunately, you might be surprised at the breadth and depth of the resources available, as well as the frequency with which the exact issue has been explored. You just have to know where to look for help and how to ask for help effectively. This paper shows you how to become more adept at finding solutions that increase the ability to effectively and efficiently deliver great designs on schedule.