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Shifting CTO Design and Validation Left (infographic)

This infographic explains how manufacturers can improve configure-to-order (CTO) profitability by shifting design and validation "left," earlier in the product lifecycle, to rapidly respond to requests with accurate quotes and quality products. For more information on 3D Design and Validation, download the … [ read more ]

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Finding PLM to Fit Midsized Manufacturers eBook

Our Finding PLM to Fit Midsized Manufacturers eBook explains how smaller companies find themselves stuck between full-featured PLM systems that feel out of reach and less capable solutions including cloud-based file sharing or very basic data management applications. They know they can't afford the errors and … [ read more ]

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SolidWorks Vision 2016+

SOLIDWORKS World 2016 was held in Dallas, TX earlier this year. At the event, SOLIDWORKS revealed much about their strategy for this coming year and beyond. This post outlines 5 takeaways about SOLIDWORKS’s strategy for 2016 and beyond. This post is part of our CAD and CAE strategy series which complements … [ read more ]

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Swivl’s Mike Pierce Explains why Startups Need PLM (PLM411 video)

In this episode of PLM411, Tech-Clarity's Jim Brown interviews Mike Pierce to understand how PLM helps Swivl save tens of thousands of dollars by eliminating mistakes. Mike shares his experience that most companies have to "experience something awful" before they realize they need PLM, and then find out how … [ read more ]

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How to Empower R&D and Engineering Teams to Innovate with New Materials

How to Empower R&D and Engineering Teams to Innovate with New Materials: Secrets to Growing Revenue and Increasing Profit Margins identifies six lessons to help companies innovate to secure future revenue streams, while managing risk. The study examines how new materials can help  companies innovate and how … [ read more ]

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What_s_the_Strategic_Payback_from_PDM___animation__-_Tech-ClarityWhat’s the Strategic Payback from PDM? (animation)

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This short Tech-Clarity TV animation explains the strategic, financial value of PDM. Most companies get plenty of cost savings that justify the investment in PDM, but should also recognize the strategic, top-line benefits that PDM delivers.   This episode is sponsored by Siemens PLM. Learn more about Siemens PLM and their Teamcenter Rapid Start Program or see […]

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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 above. If you haven’t taken the survey  –> please: CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY NOW! Please fill out this questionnaire […]

www_tech-clarity_com_documents_PLM_Maturity_Drives_Big_Business_Summary_pdfGetting Higher Strategic Value out of PLM

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The Getting the Most from PLM – PLM Drives Tangible Business Value eBook is the result of a joint research project between research firm Tech-Clarity and innovation consulting firm Kalypso. We researched over 100 companies to determine how some companies get much higher levels of value from their Product Lifecycle Management implementations. The report shows that […]

Webinar__Top_PLM_Performers_Manage_More_than_CADOn-Demand Webinar – Top Performers Do More than Manage CAD with PLM!

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Jim Brown presented findings from his recent research on Enterprise PLM in this Engineering.com webcast, Top PLM Performers Manage More Than CAD. The recording is now available on-demand, including a very active Q&A session. Watch the replay now (no charge, registration required) Sponsored by Autodesk PLM 360      

Slideshow_Graphic_Practical_CAD_CollaborationCAD Collaboration for Small Design and Engineering Firms

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The CAD Collaboration for Small Design and Engineering Firms eBook explores the challenges of sharing CAD and related design data with customers and 3rd parties and how cloud-based CAD management solutions can help. The report furthers the discussion started in Tech-Clarity Insight – The Basics of Managing CAD  about whether a simpler, lower overhead, cloud-based data management solution can […]

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The Managing Multi-CAD Complexity on a Budget eBook discusses the challenges of managing multi-CAD data and continues the conversation started in Tech-Clarity Insight The Basics of Managing CAD  about whether a simpler, lower overhead, cloud-based data management solution is enough to manage CAD files. The eBook shares the experiences of engineers from Synaptics, Interactive CAD Solutions, […]