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 ]

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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 ]

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PLM Beyond Managing CAD

Product Lifecycle Management Beyond Managing CAD, The Business Value of PLM shares survey results exploring the value of PLM beyond managing design files such as CAD. While the research finds that most Top Performers manage CAD in PLM, they also do … [ read more ]


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 […]

Creating the Environment to Innovate


Tech-Clarity Insight – Creating the Environment to Innovate, How Industry Leaders Put People, Processes, and Technology in Place to Drive Innovation shares our insights and the perspective of three leading companies on how to best create an atmosphere that fosters innovation. The report explains that companies must put a realistic improvement plan in place that […]

Webcast – The Three Elements Missing from your Innovation Process

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Jim Brown of Tech-Clarity joined Carrie Nauyalis, NPD Solution Evangelist at Planview in this thirty minute webcast. The presentation shared how most companies lack consistency, transparency, and the right culture to successfully innovate and rapidly bring products to market.       View a replay of the 30 minute Three Elements webcast presented by Planview (free, registration required)

Kalypso’s Young and Tech-Clarity’s Brown in CGT Reader’s Choice on NPDI Technology

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Read Kalypso founding partner George Young and Tech-Clarity President Jim Brown discuss their perspectives on enabling software for NPDI in Consumer Goods Technology’s 2014 Readers Choice Awards for New Product Development and Introduction Software.

Strategic Visions of the Major PLM Vendors 2014+

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The PLM and engineering software market is as dynamic and innovative as ever. As 2013 draws to a close I want to share my perspective on what to expect from the major vendors in 2014 and beyond. Product innovation, product development, R&D, and engineering are top priorities in today’s manufacturers and each vendor has their […]

Top 5 Misconceptions about Innovation Management Software


Tech-Clarity Insight – Top 5 Misconceptions about Innovation Management Software – Busting Myths to Improve Innovation, Time to Market, and Profitability discusses common misconceptions related to innovation, ideation, portfolio management, and project management software suites. These myths cause confusion and prevent companies from moving forward with important process improvements that innovation management software enables. Please […]