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Tech-Clarity frequently shares research and insights with the press and is regularly quoted in magazines, blogs, and other news outlets. Jim Brown also contributes articles and guest blog posts, including a regular column in Advantage for the PLM Lifecycle.

Advanced ManufacturingWhat is Advanced Manufacturing? (podcast)

Manufacturing is constantly evolving, so how do you define advanced manufacturing? In this podcast episode, Julie Fraser and James Zhang, VP Market Development, Connected Operations at PTC, share their views. It starts with what constitutes advanced manufacturing today and how that has changed.  New technologies can play a role, but are not sufficient. How a

MBSEUnderstanding MBSE (guest post)

How are your engineers managing increasing product complexity? As competitive pressures have driven innovations such as smarter features and new services, product complexity has increased. Consequently, this continues to make the job of an engineer that much harder. Our research has found that this complexity is only going to increase. Yet, the most successful companies

Low-Code DevelopmentThe Low-Code Technology “Breakthrough” (guest post)

Some see low-code as a promising new technology, but is it really new? No. Is it promising for digital transformation? Our survey says yes. Please enjoy the summary below or see Jim Brown’s full guest post on the Siemen’s blog to learn how the low-code technology “breakthrough” helps fill digital transformation gaps. Digital Transformation Gaps

Fill IoT Gaps with Low-CodeFill IoT Gaps with Low-Code (guest post)

How can low-code help fill digital transformation gaps to help companies achieve the value of IoT opportunities? Jim Brown’s guest post on Siemen’s blog shows how companies can fill IoT gaps with low-code applications. Below is a short summary, click here to read Jim Brown’s full guest post on the Siemen’s blog. Digital Transformation Creates Opportunities  Today’s

Advanced Analytics in ManufacturingHow Advanced Analytics in Manufacturing Can Lead to Cost Cuts (guest post)

Could deeper insights lower some manufacturing costs? For years, continuous improvement programs have successfully lowered operating costs. Now, companies are using advanced analytics in manufacturing to find even more opportunities. This is not your father’s analytics. Rather, it correlates among different data sources, including IoT, to deliver fresh insights for confidently moving to reduce costs.

Cost of Poor QualityWhat is the Cost of Poor Quality in Your Manufacturing Environment? (guest post)

What does Poor Quality Really Cost? Calculating the actual cost of quality problems is not straightforward. Some of the expenses are apparent, but many are not. Quality is important to customers and to business profitability. So, truly understanding the cost of quality warrants the effort. Fortunately, advanced manufacturing technologies can help analyze and understand expenses