Webinar on PLM For Auto and Aero Suppliers

Jim Brown and Dassault Systémes' VP Kendall Pond will present on this Engineering.com webcast sharing insights on the value of PLM for aerospace and automative suppliers that have outgrown their informal data management approaches. Companies in the auto and aero supply chains can learn how to better manage data, … [ read more ]


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 ]


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 ]


Siemens PLM Vision 2015+

In addition to being a major industrial manufacturer in their own right, Siemens PLM has a rich history in the engineering software industry. Today, they continue to drive their PLM agenda forward while taking greater advantage of the synergies available from being a part of a global manufacturer with offerings … [ 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 advanced capabilities as … [ read more ]


Tech-Clarity TV PLM Implementation Benchmark 2012-05-29.pptx-9Tech-Clarity TV – Best Practices for Implementing PLM


Tech-Clarity joined PTC Global Services to benchmark how PLM implementation approaches impact the results companies achieve. See Jim Brown share some of the results from that study. The results share what top performers do differently in their PLM implementations in order to achieve higher levels of business performance. The top performers improved time to market, product cost, and product development efficiency at five times the level of other companies with their PLM implementations.Learn how:

You can also learn more by reading about the survey on Aligning Your Organization for PLM Success: What Does It Really Take? from Rob Leavitt, Director of Thought Leadership of PTC Global Services.



  1. Jonathan_Scott says:

    Nice video, Jim. This is an interesting piece of research. I particularly enjoyed the findings about tying business strategy to PLM strategy, and then relating that down to metrics along the company’s PLM roadmap. I think this is a valuable best practice for new PLM adopters to follow. Thanks for sharing.


  1. […] latest episode of PLM analyst Jim Brown’s Tech-Clarity TV provides highlights from a recent joint study on PLM key success factors conducted by Tech-Clarity […]

  2. […] Of course how companies plan, manage, and implement PLM are also extremely important to high performance. For more information on implementation approaches and other findings from the research please see other PTC posts on the survey and an overview of the research on Tech-Clarity TV. […]

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