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 ]


Cloud-ERP-PLMCloud ERP / PLM: Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Connected Data


Tech-Clarity’s Michelle Boucher will share recent research on PDM, PLM and the cloud at an event put on by MasterGraphics, “Cloud ERP / PLM: Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Connected Data.” She will discuss some misconceptions and how to set the right foundation for incremental strategic improvement. The event will be held in Milwaukee on August […]

PLM411_Eating_Acronym_Soup_Gag___ERP-PLM_Roles_Interview_with_NetSuite_-_Tech-ClarityPLM411 Eating Acronym Soup Gag / ERP-PLM Roles Interview with NetSuite


Does ingesting a three letter acronym like ERP, CRM, or PLM improve business? Of course not. But implementing the right combination of enterprise software can improve manufacturing business performance. Enjoy our spoof on software acronyms and then listen to a more sincere discussion between Gavin Davidson of NetSuite and Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown. The video series is brought […]

Slideshow_Graphic_Template_pptxPLM411 Silly PLM Justification Story / Candid Cloud PLM Discussion


PLM411 tells a silly story about how one product developer convinced his company to improve product development processes and performance with PLM and helped them understand the different needs of PLM and ERP. The short clip is followed by a discussion between host Jim Brown of Tech-Clarity and Brian Roepke of Autodesk about the benefits of […]

ScLM SlideScience Lifecycle Management in the Enterprise Ecosystem

ScLM Slide

This ebook, Science Lifecycle Management in the Enterprise Ecosystem, explains the value of Science Lifecycle Management (ScLM) solutions and how they complement other enterprise solutions like Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and ERP. It provides a quick way to get up to speed on the ScLM vision by sharing insights from Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, and Eli […]

Transformation_SlideGuide to Manufacturing Transformation – Are Your Enterprise Systems Ready?


This eBook, A Guide to Manufacturing Transformation, discusses the current resurgence of global manufacturing and shares how ERP and PLM systems help. It offers advice for manufacturers to capitalize on new opportunities presented by the recovery and evolution of the manufacturing industry. The eBook is a collaboration between Cindy Jutras of Mint Jutras and Jim Brown […]