Engineering Live PLM Discussion

Join an interactive discussion between Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown and Autodesk’s Ron Locklin moderated by Advantage Business Media Editor in Chief Janine Mooney as they discuss the history, challenges, benefits, and future of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). The event will be available on Product Design & Development, Manufacturing.net, and Manufacturing Business Technology. Watch the event live, October 31 at

New CAD Survey InviteEnterprise PLM Survey

Enterprise PLM Survey Please share your views on how manufacturers leverage Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) processes and systems. If you already completed the survey  –> please share with a colleague or on social media using the “Share/Save” options above. If you haven’t taken the survey  –> please: CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY NOW! Please fill out this questionnaire to receive

Tech-Clarity TV – Sustainability Maturity

This episode of Tech-Clarity TV introduces the Tech-Clarity Sustainability Maturity Framework to help companies assess their current capabilities to design for environmental concerns and put plans in place to improve their processes. This is a critical capability for manufacturers given the tremendous number of demands facing their businesses today and the significant growth of requirements

In Search of a Standard PLM Definition

What I learned this week was that we could use a good, common PLM definition and scope, but we will not get one. The discussion (a lot of discussion in multiple forums, actually) came from my post SAP, Too Much or Too Little Credit for PLM Efforts and another called Who Will Disrupt Entrenched PLM Vendors?