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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Continuous ImprovementA New Era of Manufacturing Continuous Improvement (white paper)

Has the time come to do continuous improvement (CI) on the approach to CI? We think so.  There is a new era in manufacturing, so it’s time for a new era in continuous improvement programs. We interviewed manufacturers, consultants, and associations to validate the notion we explain in this white paper.  Please enjoy the summary*

Lab TechnologiesNew Technology in The Lab (survey results)

Beyond implementing lab technologies, what can laboratories do to leverage them effectively? We surveyed 222 people working in corporate labs to find out. Please enjoy the summary* below. For the full research, please visit our sponsor Dassault Systemès BIOVIA (registration required). Table of Contents Current Situation Challenges Technology – The Solution? Additional Needs Recommendations About

Manufacturing IT AgilityDigital Transformation for Manufacturing Agility (white paper)

What does MES need for manufacturing IT agility and to stay current in our uncertain world? It’s more than fit and functionality: a modern IT architecture. We talked to leading high-tech manufacturers to understand their vision for this. Please enjoy the summary below. For the full paper, please visit our sponsor Critical Manufacturing (registration required).

CollaborationChoosing PLM to Support Collaboration (eBook)

How does the right PLM help improve product development collaboration to create agility, speed, and quality in product innovation? What collaborative capabilities should companies look for when they select a PLM platform? Products and product development have become increasingly challenging as manufacturers push the boundaries of product innovation and product development velocity. Manufacturers have to

Machine DesignMachine Design: How to Reduce Non-Value-Added Work (survey results)

How much better would your machine designs be if engineers wasted less time on non-value-added work?  Unfortunately, machine designs have grown so complex that engineers waste significant time on non-value-added work. Consequently, they often lack the bandwidth to meet all of these expectations. An overwhelming, 98% of machine designers report that their challenges negatively impact

Warehouse Management SystemsWarehouse Management Systems (WMS) (buyer’s guide)

What are the key factors to consider when selecting warehouse management software (WMS)? As fast as supply chains are changing, how can you be ready for the future? Our new WMS Buyer’s Guide has the answers, informed by interviews with companies who have found WMS that keeps up with their business. Please enjoy the summary