Strategies of the Major PLM Vendors 2015+

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Last year we embarked on our first ever roundup of PLM vendors’ strategic directions. Well, we didn’t get as far as we wanted beyond the more prominent vendors, but we’re back at it for 2015! The market is anything but stagnant. In fact, I think the strategies of the “big guys” are about as different […]

PLM411 Silly PLM Justification Story / Candid Cloud PLM Discussion

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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 […]

Cloud PLM Webcast

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Join Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown on this webcast as he presents his views on PLM and how cloud offerings help to drop the barriers to entry.  In addition, hear from Mike Gurican of Autodesk give an overview of PLM and PLM360 and discuss common issues that PLM improves, including BOM and Change Management. The webcast is sponsored by MasterGraphics and will air […]

CPG Survey: Product Design Efficiency

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Tech-Clarity is conducting a research study on how top performing consumer goods companies manage their product design process. Past research from Tech-Clarity found that top performers spend 25% less time on nonproductive data management tasks. That gives engineers more time to innovate or allows managers to significantly reduce design cycle times. We are conducting a research study […]

PLM411 SāmPāg Collaboration Software Parody / ECO and PLM Interview

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Tech-Clarity takes a jab at collaboration software with this funny infomercial on the fictitious SāmPāg solution. It highlights a real issue about how poorly companies collaborate about their products and product information. The ad is followed by a great discussion with Chad Jackson of Lifecycle Insights on Engineering Change Management and how PLM software can help. […]

Reducing Non-Value Added Work in Engineering

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Tech-Clarity Perspective: Reducing Non-Value Added Work in Engineering – Improving Efficiency with Real-Time Access to Design Information shares survey results from nearly 250 manufacturers identifying areas that hurt engineering efficiency and distract from developing better products.  The study examines the practices of the “Top Performers,” those that are more profitable, to determine best practices to streamline access to design […]