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 ]


Tech-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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