Tech-Clarity Research

Tech-Clarity conducts numerous interviews and surveys to discover how companies can improve business performance through best practices and the intelligent use of enterprise software. We provide our white papers free of charge so it can reach the broadest possible audience.

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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

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

The CAD Interoperability Survival Guide (eBook)

How can manufacturers survive when they can’t consolidate on a single CAD format? Is that even a possibility? Given the unavoidable reality of multi-CAD, let’s see if there’s a better way to manage the mayhem without spending so much non-value-added time. This eBook shares our perspective on the most practical way to manage designs created

Translating Digital Buzzwords to Real Value for Medical Devices (post)

Tech-Clarity research shows that the majority of manufacturers believe that digitalization is important or critical to achieving their business strategy (see figure). Over one-third say that it’s critical. Digitalization in medical device design and manufacturing has significant promise, but what does it actually mean? Medical device companies, already struggling with how to address critical initiatives