• The How-to Guide for Adopting Model Based Definition (MBD) reveals advice and best practices for implementing MBD.  The guide explains why 89% of companies are happy they made the transition and benefits they enjoy as a result. The hardest part of adopting MBD is overcoming the cultural resistance to change. The guide identifies what other companies have done to make the adoption of MBD a success, both internally and with suppliers.This eBook is one in a series of three:Transitioning from 2D CAD to 3D CAD Migrating from 3D CAD to a new 3D CAD Adopting model-based definition (MBD)Please … [ read more ]

    The How-to Guide for Adopting Model Based Definition (MBD) (eBook, survey findings)
  • How do leading manufacturers use cloud software to support product innovation, product development, engineering, and manufacturing?Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned in this new survey on cloud software for product innovation and manufacturing.If you already completed the survey  –> please share with a colleague or on social media using the “Share/Save” buttons above. If you haven’t taken the survey  –> please: CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY NOW!Complete the survey and receive a free copy of the final report. In addition, 25 *eligible respondents will … [ read more ]

    Cloud for PLM and Manufacturing (survey invite)
  • This infographic shares survey results about quality and cost management in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. It visually communicates the results of our research that shows how Top Performing CPG companies are able to achieve better quality and better cost of quality, without trading one for the other. The research shares the methods these leading companies employ, including automation, integration, and a more holistic approach to managing quality.To learn more, please:View the full Stop Choosing Between Cost and Quality in CPG infographic from our sponsor Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA (free or … [ read more ]

    Choosing Cost versus Quality in CPG (infographic)
  • Jim Brown contributed a guest post, Innovation Platforms - the Operating System for the Digital Enterprise, on the value of innovation platforms published in the Dassault Systèmes' Navigate the Future blog. The post shares the value an integrated platform of solutions provides to engineers, the enterprise, and toward achieving digital transformation. The post also covers some basis of the innovation platform from people, process, and technology perspectives.Read the post now (free of charge, no registration required).   … [ read more ]

    Innovation Platforms are the Operating Systems for the Digital Enterprise (guest post)
  • Please join Tech-Clarity's Michelle Boucher, Mark Turner from Alcon Labs, and Swapan Jha from PTC on Tuesday September 12, 2017 for a discussion on the right software solution for medical device engineering. The discussion will feature an interactive discussion between the panelists coving topics such as:Challenges facing medical device manufacturers. Why to consider the complete product lifecycle with respect to:Managing product and requirements. Transitioning from document to product centric approaches. Enabling smart and connected products.The best selection criteria for … [ read more ]

    Selecting the Right PLM Software for Medical Device Engineering (webcast)

Cloud for PLM and Manufacturing (survey invite)

How do leading manufacturers use cloud software to support product innovation, product development, engineering, and manufacturing? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned in this new survey on cloud software for product innovation and manufacturing. If you already completed the survey  –> please share with a colleague or on social media using the “Share/Save” buttons above.

Producing Food and Beverages in the Digital Age

Jim Brown contributed a guest post to the Siemens PLM Community blog discussing how digitalization impacts the production of consumer packaged goods such as food and beverages. Digital enterprise in the food and beverage industry opens up a number of opportunities to improve manufacturing productivity and agility, all while maintaining or improving cost and quality.

Service and Parts Information SurveySurvey: Composites for A&D

Are you in the aerospace and defense industry (A&D) or a supplier for A&D? Do you work with composites? If so, please share your experience with composites by participating in this research and completing the survey. 調査の日本語版については、このリンクをクリックしてください。 (For the Japanese version of the survey, please click this link.) 對於中國版的調查,請點擊此鏈接。 (For the Chinese version of the survey, please click

CompositesComposite State of the Market (Survey Findings)

Tech-Clarity’s research report, Composites State of the Market: Using Composites as a Competitive Advantage, examines survey findings on material trends and composites. Over 240 companies participated in the survey. The research finds that new materials are a significant source of product complexity. The research also finds that of new materials, composites in particular, will see a

Service and Parts Information SurveySurvey: Material Trends for Engineering and Production

Material Trends for Engineering and Production How are new materials impacting your design and production processes? Please share your experience. What are your plans for new materials? What challenges should you be aware of when using new materials? What are so of the best practices when using new materials such as composites? If you already completed the

Digital Prototyping in the Plant

Tech-Clarity Issue in Focus: Digital Prototyping in the Plant: Improving Manufacturing Agility with the Digital Factory discusses how digital prototyping solutions can help manufacturers achieve greater agility by leveraging a digital factory approach. This is particularly important today as the manufacturing industries – particularly the automotive industry – are faced with the need to drastically