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Are You Changing CAD Tools?

Are You Changing CAD Tools? What You Should Know shares survey results exploring the motivating factors behind changing CAD tools as well what companies can expect when making a change. The research examines the experiences of companies who have gone through a CAD change. It reveals key metrics such as … [ read more ]

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The CPG Digital Thread

The The CPG Digital Thread ebook shares how consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies can streamline their product innovation and commercialization practices by innovating along the digital thread. It shares how companies can simultaneously enable R&D to innovate more efficiently while capturing the resulting … [ read more ]

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Solving the PLM Impasse for Midsize Manufacturers – Guest Post on Dassault Systemes

Jim Brown contributed a guest post to the Dassault Systèmes blog sharing some research on PLM for midsize manufacturing companies. The post explains how these smaller companies sometimes feel stuck between the need for a full featured PLM system to get their engineering and product development processes under … [ read more ]

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SaaS-O-Matic Spoof and Interview on True Cloud PLM with Excellims

How do you tell true cloud PLM software versus other SaaS options and why is it important? We start this episode by poking some fun at old software disguised as cloud. Then, Jim Brown interviews Excellims Corporation's VP of Engineering Mark Osgood who shares his experience outgrowing spreadsheets for managing … [ read more ]

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IoT Makes As Good as the Day I Bought It a Thing of the Past Guest Post on PTC’s Product Lifecycle Report

Jim Brown penned a post on evergreen design for PTC's Product Lifecycle Report Blog. The report, IoT Makes "As Good as the Day I Bought It" a Thing of the Past, shares the exciting potential available from smart, connected products that can be updated in the field to correct issues, improve performance, or add … [ read more ]

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Tech-Clarity TV

Tech-Clarity TV is a multi-media outlet for Tech-Clarity's research and analysis on how companies can use best practices and enterprise software to improve business performance. We share video and audio posts to help companies understand how they can improve their business results.

PLM411-RecapPLM411 Infomercial Recap / Interview on Whether Startups Should use PLM

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This video shares some of the funnier moments from our 2015 infomercials and then tackles a serious question, “Should startups use PLM?,” in an interview with Autodesk’s Laurent Rains and Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown. The video series is brought to you by Autodesk PLM360. PLM411 brings you straight talk about how manufacturers can accelerate product innovation and product […]

PLM_411_EP_11_FeaturedSaaS-O-Matic Spoof and Interview on True Cloud PLM with Excellims

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How do you tell true cloud PLM software versus other SaaS options and why is it important? We start this episode by poking some fun at old software disguised as cloud. Then, Jim Brown interviews Excellims Corporation’s VP of Engineering Mark Osgood who shares his experience outgrowing spreadsheets for managing product lifecycles, finding PLM systems cost […]

Product_Data_Integration_Humor___Interview_on_PLM_Customization_with_Stan_PrzybylinskiProduct Data Integration Humor / Interview on PLM Customization with Stan Przybylinski

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We take a silly look at solving the problem of fragmented product data and processes with a mythical integration product called FlōSēl. Then we get down to business with Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown and CIMdata’s Stan Przybylinski discussing the reasons people customize their PLM systems, the potential downfalls of doing it, and the changing customization / configuration scenario […]

TCTV_PDM_Options_ThumbHow Much PDM is Right for You? (animated video)

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This short, animated Tech-Clarity TV episode explores the different Product Data Management options available to manufacturers. It explains that value of full-featured PDM as a step beyond CAD File Management and a stepping stone toward PLM for more advanced capabilities as needed. This episode is sponsored by Siemens PLM. Learn more about Siemens PLM and their […]

PLM411_PLM_Deep_Thoughts___Club_W_PLM_Interview_with_KJ_CarlsonPLM411 PLM Deep Thoughts / Club W PLM Interview with KJ Carlson

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What is PLM software anyway? You probably know it’s “Product Lifecycle Management” but beyond that most definitions get weak. At best they’re circular. We ponder that question in a tongue-in-cheek way before transitioning into an insightful interview between Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown and “KJ” Carlson of Club W. KJ shares some unique perspectives and uses of PLM […]

PLM411_Eating_Acronym_Soup_Gag___ERP-PLM_Roles_Interview_with_NetSuite_-_Tech-ClarityPLM411 Eating Acronym Soup Gag / ERP-PLM Roles Interview with NetSuite

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Does ingesting a three letter acronym like ERP, CRM, or PLM improve business? Of course not. But implementing the right combination of enterprise software can improve manufacturing business performance. Enjoy our spoof on software acronyms and then listen to a more sincere discussion between Gavin Davidson of NetSuite and Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown. The video series is brought […]