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

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 … [ read more ]


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

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 … [ read more ]


Materials Innovation Survey

How are leading companies enabling their teams to be more innovative? How are they taking advantage of the latest material advancements? Please share your experience. We are conducting new research on product innovation. This survey is targeted … [ read more ]

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Product Configuration and “To Order” Manufacturing Survey

How do leading “to order” manufacturers support their sales, quote, and manufacturing processes? If you have already completed the survey  –> please share with a colleague or on social media using the “Share/Save” options … [ read more ]

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PLM Beyond Managing CAD

Product Lifecycle Management Beyond Managing CAD, The Business Value of PLM shares survey results exploring the value of PLM beyond managing design files such as CAD. While the research finds that most Top Performers manage CAD in PLM, they also do … [ read more ]


Microsoft’s Innovation Management Framework White Paper and IM Consortium


Tech-Clarity would like to announce participation as a charter member and advisor of Microsoft’s Innovation Management Consortium and the release of a new white paper from Microsoft sharing the Microsoft Innovation Management Framework. The paper announces the consortium and shares a wealth of information and experience from Microsoft and other consortium members, including:

  • A repeatable reference architecture for innovation
  • In introduction to the five sub-process for innovation – Envision, Engage, Evolve, Evaluate, Execute
  • A compilation of best practice processes and technologies to effectively implement an innovation strategy
  • Lessons learned from Microsoft’s own innovation efforts
  • A case study sharing Ericsson’s successful innovation management efforts
  • A reference guide to Microsoft technology and implementation partners focused on innovation management

Download the paper from Microsoft (free, no registration required).

Microsoft Innovation Framework.pdf

Current charter members of the consortium and contributors to this framework include:


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