NPDI Survey (Invitation)

How do leading companies develop and launch successful new products? Please share your thoughts in our short New Product Development and Introduction Survey. Tech-Clarity invites you to join a research study on best practices in NPDI.  If you've already completed the survey  –> please share with a … [ read more ]

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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 ]

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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 ]


How Product Line Engineering (PLE) Creates a Competitive Advantage

How Product Line Engineering (PLE) Creates a Competitive Advantage: Removing Time, Cost, and Complexity from the Systems Lifecycle discusses the growing importance of embedded software in today's products and the resulting complexity. The report highlights the negative impacts of not managing this complexity. … [ read more ]

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Getting Started with PDM (animation)

This short Tech-Clarity TV animation explains how manufacturers can get started with Product Data Management. The video offers findings from The Business Value of Product Data Management that finds that manufacturers can get off to a fast start with preconfigured solutions but still leave themselves room to … [ 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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