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How Top Performers Implement, Operate, and Maintain PLM Integration (survey findings)

How Top Performers Implement, Operate, and Maintain PLM Integration - Best Practices for Integrating Product Lifecycle Management shares survey results detailing how Top Performers implement their PLM systems. The research uncovers integration challenges and best practices across the PLM Integration Lifecycle, … [ read more ]

3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing Survey (Invitation)

Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned  in this new survey on 3D Printing /  Additive Manufacturing. The survey also covers design topics that can help such as scan / polygon data. How can 3D printing help? What should you consider when selecting solutions? What steps should you take to … [ read more ]

New CAD Survey Invite

Better PLM Integration Drives Better Business Performance (Webcast)

Tech-Clarity analyst Jim Brown joins Razorleaf's Director of Integrations and Development Derek Neiding to share the results of a recent study on PLM integration. The webcast will highlight the strategies, processes, and technologies Top Performers use to integrate PLM with design tools and other enterprise … [ read more ]

Successful Products Start and End with Your Customer (infographic)

Tech-Clarity's Infographic, Successful Products Start and End with Your Customer  provides guidance to CPG companies. By embedding your customer in the middle of your product life cycle, your products will be more successful. The infographic, shows that by capturing insights obtained during the shopping … [ read more ]

CPG Successful Products

Cloud Options for Product Innovation and Development (eBook)

The Exploring Cloud Options for Product Innovation and Development eBook shares our thoughts about the cloud software choices available for product innovation, product development, and engineering software including PLM, PDM, CAD, CAE, and more. The eBook details the different software models available and … [ read more ]

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Jim Brown

Jim Brown

Jim-Brown-Tech-ClarityJim Brown is the founder and President of independent research firm Tech-Clarity. Jim is a recognized expert in software solutions for manufacturers, with over 25 years of experience in application software, management consulting, and research. He has extensive knowledge about how manufacturers use Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and other enterprise applications to improve business performance.

Jim began his career in manufacturing engineering and software systems at General Electric before joining Andersen Consulting (Accenture). He subsequently served as a strategy, marketing, and product development executive for software companies specializing in ERP, PLM, Supply Chain, and related manufacturing solutions.

Jim founded Tech-Clarity, Inc. in 2002 and actively serves in a research role. In 2005, Aberdeen Group acquired Tech-Clarity and Jim established and grew their Product Innovation & Engineering Practice, subsequently serving as VP and Group Director for Aberdeen’s PLM and Manufacturing Industry Research Practices. In 2008, Jim returned to Tech-Clarity to continue his mission to make the business value of technology clear.

Mr. Brown is an experienced author and speaker and enjoys the opportunity to participate in conferences and anywhere he can engage with people with a passion to improve business performance through software technology.

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  1. […] must have noticed it, and if not, now you are aware:  Jim Brown and Chad Jackson started a PLM duel discussion platform at Engineering.com to bring PLM related […]

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  3. […] and ERP integration. Endless topic. My PLM blogging friends – Chad Jackson and Jim Brown decided to discuss it again at their Tech4PD video blog. Even if it is presented as a debate, I […]

  4. […] – I’m sure you had a chance to watch one of his Tech4PD video debates with Jim Brown of […]

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  8. […] discussed in the new eBook from Tech-Clarity‘s founder and President, Jim Brown, 3D Design and Validation for Configure-to-Order, there are ways to make life easier at order […]