5 Frustrations of Working with Contract Manufacturers (guest post)

What challenges do manufacturers encounter when working with contract manufacturers? What should they do to reduce the frustration and streamline the relationship? Jim Brown introduces five questions you may find yourself asking if you’re working with a CMO, CDMO, or other supply chain partners and then offers recommendations based on our experience and research in

Expanding Beyond Your Outgrown PDM System (Buyer’s Guide)

What should manufacturers look for when it’s time to replace their outgrown PDM system? Our research shows a high correlation between elevated business performance and strong product data management capabilities.  Unfortunately, we find many manufacturers have already stretched the limits of what their basic Product Data Management (PDM) system can do. In most cases, it meets

Design Data Management (survey invitation)

How do leading companies manage their design data and related product development processes? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned in our new Design Data Management survey. This survey is now closed. Please check back for the resulting report. The 25 respondents who will win a $20 Amazon gift card have not yet been

The State of Digitalization in Manufacturing (survey results)

Manufacturing is going through a significant, digital transformation that’s disrupting the industry status quo. Companies are investing in digital transformation, smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), and other related initiatives. What are they prioritizing? And, what are they actually taking action on? Tech-Clarity surveyed over 130 manufacturers to find out. The report analyzes

5 Ways to Get More Business Value from PLM

How can manufacturers extend their PLM investments to gain higher levels of business value? The new 5 Ways to Get More Business Value from Your PLM System offers practical approaches for companies to leverage their existing Product Lifecycle Management investment to improve top-line and bottom-line performance, including tips gained from two leading manufacturers. Please enjoy

Improving Manufacturing Performance with IoT Analytics (eBook)

How can manufacturers improve OEE with IoT Analytics? How can they leverage IoT and IIoT data to drive higher performance and extend the advantages they’ve gained from Six Sigma and other productivity improvement programs? Improving Manufacturing Performance with IoT Analytics takes a look at how to improve Operational Equipment Effectiveness through digitalization. Specifically, the report