A quick peek into some research on … the use of digital prototyping techniques and technologies to design (and redesign) efficient manufacturing plants. Most of the times I discuss “digital prototyping” it regards products. But the same concepts apply when using digital prototyping in the plant – namely using digital models to increase design efficiency and get designs right the first time. Today I am happy to share my new report with you, Digital Prototyping in the Plant: Improving Manufacturing Agility with the Digital Factory.
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Tech-Clarity Insight: Innovating Through an Economic Downturn – A PLM Action Plan for Small to Mid-Size Manufacturers Facing Difficult Times describes how manufacturers can weather the current, global economic downturn. This paper is intended to help manufacturers develop a strategy to make it through tough times and come out ready to take advantage of the
Issue in Focus: Product Collaboration 2.0 – Using Social Computing Techniques to Create Corporate Social Networks explores the use of social computing and “Web 2.0” techniques to improve product collaboration. Explains how social computing in PLM allows manufacturers to discover new intellectual property and capture existing know-how for the future, increasing corporate product knowledge. Please enjoy
SLM for HVAC and Controls: Competition Heats up for Service Contracts discusses how convergence of the HVAC and Controls service markets has changed the rules of competition, highlighting the need for SLM to compete. Please enjoy the summary below, or click the report or title to download the full PDF (free of charge, no registration
SLM for Medical Devices: The Strategic Role of Service highlights the strategic role that service plays in the medical devices industry in ensuring customer satisfaction to enable future sales, while maintaining optimal costs to protect profitability. Please enjoy the summary below, or click the report or title to download the full PDF (free of charge,
SLM for IT Equipment: Tackling the Profitability Crunch explores tackling the profitability crunch in the IT equipment services market as service becomes more difficult, competition gets stiffer and margins keep shrinking. Click here to read the full report, thank you to our sponsor Astea. NOTE: This paper is from the Tech-Clarity archives, it was originally