• 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)
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    Choosing Cost versus Quality in CPG (infographic)
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    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)

A Ten Point Guide for Using the Internet of Things to Change the Game for Your Business

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Tech-Clarity-Spotlight-ContinuousEngineering_coverTech-Clarity Spotlight: A Ten Point Guide for Using the Internet of Things to Change the Game for Your Business offers ten tips for companies looking to take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT).  The IoT offers great potential for companies to bring new innovations to their products, but it came be difficult to know where to start. These ten tips provide guidance to help companies get started with the IoT.

Please enjoy the summary below, or click the report title above to download the full PDF for more details (free of charge, no registration required). Special thanks to IBM for sponsoring the distribution of this research. For more information, visit IBM’s continuous engineering page.

The New Product Development Imperative

With intense global competition, many of today’s product companies struggle to set themselves apart from their competition. The Internet of Things (IoT) offers exciting options for innovation through new business models and services that create new revenue opportunities. Companies that successfully take advantage of this disruption have a chance to create a competitive advantage and bound ahead of their competition. The challenge is knowing where to start. Businesses may even need to rethink their business aspirations and how they create revenue. To be successful, businesses must consider how they transform their business model, the infrastructure they need, and the impact on engineering. Tech-Clarity offers the following ten tips to help companies transform their business to take advantage of this opportunity and prepare for growth and profitability:

  • Rethink Products
  • Consider Delivery Models
  • Improve Customer Experiences
  • Keep it Secure
  • Support Standards
  • Identify and Manage Requirements
  • Derive Insight with Analytics
  • Enable Reuse
  • Continuously Verify and Validate
  • Plan for Future Revenue

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