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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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How to Reduce Non-Value-Added Work in Engineering (survey results)

Did you know engineers waste so much time on non-value-added work, they only spend about 54% of their time actually designing? How can you prevent them from wasting too much time on non-value-added work? Our research uncovered some significant engineering inefficiencies that contribute to this including: 29% percent of engineering time is spent working with

Electronics MESBoosting Electronics Operating Margins in an Uncertain World (eBook)

Given the unpredictable supply and market, how can electronics manufacturers prosper? Read Boosting Operating Margins in a Changing World: Why Electronics Manufacturers Need MES More than Ever to see that even the best SMT software is not enough. You’ll hear from us and three major electronics companies’ executives on: Recognizing that new business models have

Digital Transformation is Driving PLM to the Cloud (eBook)

How can manufacturers adopt cloud PLM to support digital transformation but avoid being stuck with a dead-end, custom system? Is it time to force a hard decision between customization and the cloud? Read Digital Transformation Driving PLM to the Cloud to learn what three leading manufacturers and our research have to say. How today’s manufacturers

New Product DevelopmentHow to Stop Missing NPD Due Dates (survey results)

What is more important to meeting new product development due dates, individual engineering productivity or product development efficiency? We surveyed over 160 companies to find out. Please enjoy the summary below.* For the full report, please visit our sponsor SOLIDWORKS (registration required). Table of Contents Executive Overview Individual Productivity or Process Efficiency? The Impact of Product Development

Smart ProductsProfiting from Smart Products (survey results)

Smart products are the new norm. How can manufacturers differentiate and grow profitability as even their smart products become commodities? Our survey of over 150 companies shows that manufacturers are targeting much larger goals as they mature their smart product strategies beyond their products by adopting smart, connected, digital business models. Please enjoy the summary*

Predictive QualityPredictive Quality for Medical Devices (eBook)

Could medical device companies improve both patient outcomes and profit? Yes, and Predictive Quality for Medical Devices: Comprehensive Data to Move Risk-based Approaches into Production discusses how to modernize the quality system for best results. The predictive approach to quality is proactive and requires strong manufacturing data management. The report includes insights from executives at