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Shifting CTO Design and Validation Left (infographic)

This infographic explains how manufacturers can improve configure-to-order (CTO) profitability by shifting design and validation "left," earlier in the product lifecycle, to rapidly respond to requests with accurate quotes and quality products. For more information on 3D Design and Validation, download the … [ read more ]

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Finding PLM to Fit Midsized Manufacturers eBook

Our Finding PLM to Fit Midsized Manufacturers eBook explains how smaller companies find themselves stuck between full-featured PLM systems that feel out of reach and less capable solutions including cloud-based file sharing or very basic data management applications. They know they can't afford the errors and … [ read more ]

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SolidWorks Vision 2016+

SOLIDWORKS World 2016 was held in Dallas, TX earlier this year. At the event, SOLIDWORKS revealed much about their strategy for this coming year and beyond. This post outlines 5 takeaways about SOLIDWORKS’s strategy for 2016 and beyond. This post is part of our CAD and CAE strategy series which complements … [ read more ]

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Swivl’s Mike Pierce Explains why Startups Need PLM (PLM411 video)

In this episode of PLM411, Tech-Clarity's Jim Brown interviews Mike Pierce to understand how PLM helps Swivl save tens of thousands of dollars by eliminating mistakes. Mike shares his experience that most companies have to "experience something awful" before they realize they need PLM, and then find out how … [ read more ]

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How to Empower R&D and Engineering Teams to Innovate with New Materials

How to Empower R&D and Engineering Teams to Innovate with New Materials: Secrets to Growing Revenue and Increasing Profit Margins identifies six lessons to help companies innovate to secure future revenue streams, while managing risk. The study examines how new materials can help  companies innovate and how … [ read more ]

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Jim Brown presents on this Industry Week and Aviation Week webcast sharing insights into the new levers of competition for suppliers to the automotive and aerospace industries. He presents with Dassault Systemes Director of Automotive/Transportation Industry Michael Lalande and Aerospace and Defense Business Consultant Paul Granada who share deeper perspectives on their respective industries. Together they share practical ways that suppliers […]

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

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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 control and less capable file-sharing systems that […]

Live_Webinar__PLM_for_the_Aerospace___Automotive_SuppliersWebinar on PLM For Auto and Aero Suppliers

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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, processes, and collaboration with Product Lifecycle […]

Webcast_on_Leveraging_the_Cloud_263x176Webcast on Leveraging the Cloud in Engineering

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Jim Brown joins Carl Smith of IMAGINiT as they discuss how to improve collaboration, time-to-market, and efficiency using the cloud in Engineering. View the recorded webcast (free of charge, registration required).    

Slideshow_Graphic_Practical_CAD_CollaborationCAD Collaboration for Small Design and Engineering Firms

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The CAD Collaboration for Small Design and Engineering Firms eBook explores the challenges of sharing CAD and related design data with customers and 3rd parties and how cloud-based CAD management solutions can help. The report furthers the discussion started in Tech-Clarity Insight – The Basics of Managing CAD  about whether a simpler, lower overhead, cloud-based data management solution can […]

Tech-Clarity-Insight-CADCloudROI-fig1bUnlocking Engineering Value for Small and Medium Businesses with Product Design on the Cloud

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Tech-Clarity Insight: Unlocking Engineering Value for Small and Medium Businesses with Product Design on the Cloud  explores the business benefits of a design environment on the cloud. The report examines the savings from an IT perspective as well as the strategic value and competitive advantage it can provide product development. Please enjoy the summary below, or for the full […]