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 ]


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 ]


Cloud 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 … [ read more ]


How Top Auto Companies Realize Innovation and Manage Complexity


How Top Auto Companies Realize Innovation and Manage Complexity – Digitalization Drives Innovation and Program Performance in the Automotive Industry shares survey data and insights from the global automotive industry that detail the best practice processes and technologies the leaders use to drive higher profitability in the auto industry. The report shares that automotive OEMs and their […]

Mastering the Development of Smart Products


Issue in Focus: Mastering the Development of Smart Products – Raising Process and Systems Maturity to Improve Quality and Time-to-Market discusses the impacts that developing “smart” products has on product design and development. The report shares best practices for developing these products and managing the complexity arising from the integration of mechanical, electrical, and software design elements […]

PTC PLM Vision 2014+


PTC is a top three PLM vendor and has a long history in engineering software and PLM. PTC’s strategy is unique, aimed at helping manufacturers achieve “Product and Service Excellence.” While other vendors have invested in “managing products across their lifecycle” – as the PLM standard definition suggests – most have focused primarily on supporting products […]

Tech4PD Debates Role of PLM in Embedded Software Development

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In this episode analysts Jim Brown of Tech-Clarity and Lifecycle Insight’s Chad Jackson debate how PLM can best support the development of embedded software for today’s mechatronic products. Developing the software for today’s systems is complex and should be integrated into the overall product design process, including mechanical and electrical design. The product development and engineering process should be cover […]

Complexity of Automotive Systems Engineering Complexity Webinar

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Please join Jim Brown of Tech-Clarity and Matt Klassen of PTC as they present on this Automotive News webinar, Managing the Sky-Rocketing Complexity of Automotive Systems Engineering. As complexity skyrockets, car and subsystem manufacturers must rethink their software systems engineering approach. Attend to learn: Challenges organizations face in the design of complex systems across multiple […]

How to Drive More Product Innovation with Embedded Software

How to Drive More Product Innovation with Embedded Software

Jim Brown shares his recent research on innovating with embedded software in mechatronic products on this EETimes webinar. Jim joins PTC to discuss the challenges and benefits of developing software-intensive products. View the Event Replay