Tech-Clarity Insight: Equipment Service Management: Maximizing Profit and Customer Value over the Equipment Lifecycle explains that there are two fundamentals that service organizations must master to rise above the competition – operational control of service operations and equipment intelligence. The paper also introduces an Equipment Service Management Framework that companies can use to benchmark their
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Computer Aided Design for Formula-Based Industries: Formulating Higher Value from R&D Investments outlines the business value achieved by Revlon, Shiseido / Zotos, Pfizer and other leading companies utilizing “CAD” software for formula-based product development, and provides guidance for similar manufacturers. While “CAD” is usually a term reserved for computer-aided design of physical / mechanical or
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
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
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
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