Webinar on PLM For Auto and Aero Suppliers

Jim Brown and Dassault Systémes' VP Kendall Pond will present on this Engineering.com webcast sharing insights on the value of PLM for aerospace and automative suppliers that have outgrown their informal data management approaches. Companies in the auto and aero supply chains can learn how to better manage data, … [ read more ]


SaaS-O-Matic Spoof and Interview on True Cloud PLM with Excellims

How do you tell true cloud PLM software versus other SaaS options and why is it important? We start this episode by poking some fun at old software disguised as cloud. Then, Jim Brown interviews Excellims Corporation's VP of Engineering Mark Osgood who shares his experience outgrowing spreadsheets for managing … [ read more ]


IoT Makes As Good as the Day I Bought It a Thing of the Past Guest Post on PTC’s Product Lifecycle Report

Jim Brown penned a post on evergreen design for PTC's Product Lifecycle Report Blog. The report, IoT Makes "As Good as the Day I Bought It" a Thing of the Past, shares the exciting potential available from smart, connected products that can be updated in the field to correct issues, improve performance, or add … [ read more ]


Siemens PLM Vision 2015+

In addition to being a major industrial manufacturer in their own right, Siemens PLM has a rich history in the engineering software industry. Today, they continue to drive their PLM agenda forward while taking greater advantage of the synergies available from being a part of a global manufacturer with offerings … [ 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 advanced capabilities as … [ read more ]


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Tech4PD TopicsOne of the highlights of 2012 for me was the launch of the Tech4PD webshow on Engineering.com where Chad Jackson of Lifecycle Insights and I debate important issues around engineering software. Here’s a quick look at how the first episodes have worked out!

Thanks to all for your support, the response has been overwhelming and the comments have been provocative. And thanks to our founding sponsor PTC as well as Autodesk and Mentor Graphics for your sponsorships!

PLM Suites vs. Best-in-Class

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View Tech4PD Granularity vs. Integration: Suites vs. Best-in-class PLM

Who Enables Simulation Driven Design? Analysts for Engineers?

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Is Social Computing Technology Ready for Product Development Processes?

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Is CAD the Tool for Engineers to Design or Specialists to Document Designs?

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Please contact Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown, Lifecycle Insight’s Chad Jackson, or Engineering.com’s Adrian Nash for sponsorship information.

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