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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Improving Portfolio Decision Making

Tech-Clarity Insight: Improving Portfolio Decision-Making – Marrying PPM Best Practice Processes and Technology to Drive ROI describes the ability for Product Portfolio Management (PPM) initiatives to improve portfolio decision-making and ultimately company profitability. It explains how companies can take a practical approach to achieve the value of PPM by utilizing readily available best practice processes

CAD Standardization Strategies

Issue in Focus: CAD Standardization Strategies – Considerations for Multi-CAD versus Standardization – discusses considerations for operating in a multi-CAD environment versus standardizing on a single solution. Helps companies develop a “CAD Standardization Strategy” based on a thorough understanding of the business drivers, constraints, and tradeoffs impacting their decision. Please enjoy the summary below, or

Product Portfolio Management in a PLM Strategy

Issue in Focus: Product Portfolio Management in a PLM Strategy – Closing the Loop on Product Planning explores how engineering-centric businesses can take a more closed-loop approach between Product Portfolio Management (PPM) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) to extend the value of PPM. Discusses the benefits of closing the loop between theoretical plans and actual

Product Compliance – The Hidden Tax on Innovation

Issue in Focus: Product Compliance – The Hidden Tax on Innovation: Enhancing Innovation in Formula-Based Companies through Real-time, Automated Compliance Monitoring discusses the need for early product compliance checking for formula- and recipe-based products. Explains how manual processes for compliance checking and documentation limit product innovation, and how PLM with compliance checking built in can

The Five Dimensions of Product Complexity

Insight: The Five Dimensions of Product Complexity – Managing Complexity across the Product Lifecycle highlights the trend toward increased product complexity and how it has made developing profitable products more difficult. Details the five dimensions and discusses how PLM software helps manage the complexity on an enterprise scale, helping manufacturers achieve greater efficiency and better

Product Environmental Compliance Survey

Tech-Clarity Perspective: Product Environmental Compliance –  Sustainable Processes to Reduce Compliance Cost and Risk discusses the key elements of a sustainable approach to developing and maintaining products that comply with environmental regulations such as RoHS and REACH while reducing compliance risk and cost.  Draws conclusions from over 300 responses to a web-based survey and several