• Jim Brown joins Autodesk's Michael Vesperman during this Engineering Live panel discussion moderated by Janine Mooney, Editor in Chief at Advantage Business Media. Jim and Michael share insights from recent survey results and customer experience in an interactive discussion on NPDI.  They share NPD best practices and technology including 7 things that Top Performers in NPDI do differently than the rest. Register for the May 17 event now! … [ read more ]

    Beating the Competition with New Product Development and Introduction (webcast)
  • On Thursday, April 27 at 2:00 EDT, Michelle Boucher will share tips to improve the efficiency of simulation preprocessing.  During this webinar,  Shawn Wasserman, simulation editor at ENGINEERING.com, will join Michelle. This webinar will reveal: The top improvement areas you should focus on to get even more value from simulation Common challenges during the preprocessing phase Best practices to overcome those preprocessing challenges Case studies demonstrating the benefits of efficient preprocessing   Register for this live event.   … [ read more ]

    Webinar: Solving the Bottlenecks of Simulation Preprocessing
  • The Design Data Management Maturity Improves Profitability, Analyzing Best Practices for Managing Designs report shares fresh survey data and interviews. It updates our design data management research to cover new trends like using cloud file sharing applications to manage data. It also drills down on the topics of complexity and non-value added time spent managing design data, and shares metrics on the business improvements available from design data management best practices and technologies. Please enjoy the summary below, or click the report or title to download the full PDF (free of charge, no … [ read more ]

    Design Data Management Maturity Improves Profitability (survey report)
  • How should you improve access to service and parts information? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned  in this new survey on managing product service and parts information. The survey explores ways to streamline parts information for service technicians and the associated benefits. We will explore questions such as: What are the biggest challenges you should focus on to improve the efficiency of service visits? What type of information would service technicians find most useful ? How can you improve the accuracy of service manuals? We would like to learn what you find hard and … [ read more ]

    Managing Product Service and Parts Information (Survey Invitation)
  • Tech-Clarity's Medical Devices Manufacturers Software Selection Guide helps manufacturers identify the right buying criteria for software solutions to support developing, producing, and servicing medical devices. This buyer's guide also takes into account unique needs for medical device companies including regulatory compliance and support for the FDA's Case for Quality. Tech-Clarity’s Buyer’s Guides go beyond software functionality to provide a framework of requirements that impact implementation success and long-term ROI, including: Software capabilities Implementation User adoption … [ read more ]

    Medical Devices Manufacturers Software Selection Guide

A&D SimulationHow A&D Companies Get More Value from Simulation – Guest Post on Siemens Blog

How Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Companies Get More Value from Simulation is a new Siemens guest post. In this post, Michelle Boucher explores how A&D companies use simulation. The post highlights challenges faced by A&D companies and then shares survey results revealing some of the top ways A&D solve them. Read the post on the

Frequency for OptimizationWhat Is an Optimized Product Design? – Guest Post on Siemens Blog

In a new Siemens guest post, What Is an Optimized Product Design? Michelle Boucher discusses how companies use simulation to optimize their products. However, the term optimization came be a bit vague as it means different things to different people. To clarify the term, this post shares additional data from our recent study, Addressing the Bottlenecks of FEA

How Should You Use Simulation? – Guest Post on Siemens Blog

Michelle Boucher shares additional findings from our recent study, Addressing the Bottlenecks of FEA Simulation in this Siemens guest post, How Should You Use Simulation. This guest post discusses some of the  the top ways Top Performing companies apply simulation during product development. The post shares additional survey data on the benefits Top Performers report as a result of using simulation.

How Simulation Solves Some of Today’s Top Product Development Challenges – Guest Post on Siemens Blog

In this Siemens guest post, How Simulation Solves Some of Today’s Top Product Development Challenges Michelle Boucher shares additional findings from our recent study, Addressing the Bottlenecks of FEA Simulation. This guest post shares some of the top development challenges companies struggle with and then shares some of the ways Top Performing companies address these challenges. Simulation is

Simulation BottlenecksAnnouncing New Research on FEA Simulation Bottlenecks – Guest Post on Siemens Blog

Michelle Boucher shares new research on simulation in this Siemens guest post, Announcing New Research on FEA Simulation Bottlenecks. Simulation can be a powerful tool to help guide design decisions. Consequently, the more it used, the more value companies tend to get from it. Unfortunately, companies do not get as much value as they could because bottlenecks

What’s the Strategic Payback from PDM? (animation)

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