Prior Tech-Clarity Presentations (sorry, no longer available online)


The following presentations provide a historical view of events presented by Tech-Clarity. They are either past in-person events or online events that are no longer available online. Please contact us if you are interested in reviewing any of the presentation materials or discussing the contents. Or, if you see your event here and there is an online recording available, please let us know so we can make it available!

SPIKE! Social Product Innovation Summit

Jim Brown talks about the use of social computing in product innovation in his keynote for this social product innovation summit. Presentation includes survey results from a recent joint study with Kalypso.

Making Product Development Tradeoffs

Jim Brown will share some newly published research to help manufacturers learn how to improve business performance by designing compliance, cost, and sustainability into their products on this PTC sponsored webcast.

Siemens High Tech Council

Jim Brown will present on the supply chain considerations of PLM to this invitation-only executive event. Mr. Brown will also serve as moderator for related discussions between Siemens PLM and their senior customer attendees.

Dassault Systemes Customer Conference (DSCC)

The Business Value of Technical Documentation Jim Brown presents the finding of his recent research on 3D product communications at the annual customer meeting October 10.

Aberdeen Group – Leadership in Product Development Summit

Jim Brown revisits his role with Aberdeen Group as an Adjunct Research Fellow for PLM. Jim will be helping to plan Aberdeen’s summit, and will serve as the on-site moderator September 27-28.

The Evolution of PLM: From Product Data Management to Innovation Lifecycle Management

Jim Brown will present on PLM’s evolution from engineering tool to enterprise application, including how manufacturers currently use PLM, the four dimensions of PLM expansion, and how manufacturers can strategically plan for the future of PLM.

COFES: Second Congress – The Business of Design and Engineering

Jim Brown will present the results of a survey on the current state and future of the engineering software market at Congress for the Future of Engineering Software. The survey was conducted with Brad Holtz of Cyon Research and Peter Marks of Design Insight.

The Green Product Challenge: How Motorola Complies with REACH, RoHS, and more

Jim Brown will present how leading companies integrate product compliance into their product development and supply chain operations to reduce cost and manage risk, and how PLM solutions can help. Jim’s presentation will focus on results from the Perspective: Product Environmental Compliance survey report. He will be followed by Gerald Sprague from Motorola. Sponsored by PTC.

Strategies for New Product Development and Innovation Success

Jim Brown will present how leading manufacturers are shifting their product portfolios for the economic recovery, emerging from survival mode and resuming growth strategies. He will also discuss the role that project portfolio management (PPM) solutions can play and how that translates into business value. Sponsored by Oracle.

Unleash your Innovation Potential

In this webinar, Jim Brown, President of Tech-Clarity, will join NovaQuest and Invention Machine to present his findings and insights on how improved product innovation can improve the overall product lifecycle and result in market-leading products.

Preparing Your Products – and Your Business – for REACH

Jim Brown presents on this webcast sponsored by PTC. The webcast reviews recent developments with the REACH regulation, how products and manufacturers will be impacted, and how leading companies are responding to the REACH challenge despite limited time and resources. Jim will share findings from a recent survey that will be published shortly.

Innovating Through an Economic Downturn: A PLM Action Plan for Small to Mid-Size Manufacturers Facing Difficult Times

Jim Brown recounts interviews he conducted with three mid-size manufacturers who offer direct insight about adopting a step-by-step PLM approach in times of economic downturn in this webcast hosted by Managing Automation.

Portfolio Value Optimization: A Winning Approach in Uncertain Times
Jim Brown presents on delivering portfolio value on this SAP webcast sponsored by SmartOrg and Platinum DB Consulting.

Winning by Design – Staying Competitive in an Economic Downturn

Jim Brown presents on “Engineering’s Role In Surviving a Turbulent Economy” in two local seminars sponsored by M2 Technologies and Adraft.

Survive and Thrive During a Down Economy

Jim Brown presents the findings of his recent Tech-Clarity Insight on Engineering’s Role in Surviving a Down Economy at Autodesk’s One Team Conference.

Global Online Collaboration

Jim Brown presents on the importance of global, online collaboration in PLM on this Design News webcast sponsored by Dassault Systemes. The webcast also includes a good presentation from Noam Ktalav of Dassault that discusses the importance of collaboration and their PLM 2.0 vision.

Product Genealogy: Track and Trace for 2010 and Beyond

Jim Brown keynotes the PRISM User Group Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. Jim will present on the market and political trends that are driving the need for more timely and accurate product traceability, and discuss how product genealogy across the supply chain, particularly in consumer industries where product recalls and consumer safety are becoming top news, is becoming a business imperative.

Buyers Guide: Evaluating and Selecting the Right PLM System
Jim Brown presents alongside Ray Kurland of TechniCom on a PTC sponsored webcast discussing the results of a joint white paper dedicated to helping small to midsize companies evaluate, select, and implement a PLM system based on a structured plan and objective requirements.

Accelerating Market-Driven Innovations through Integrated PLM

Jim Brown hosts a Dassault Systemes sponsored webcast to help manufacturers understand how they can leverage a PLM strategy to drive innovation, product excellence and market leadership.

The Perfect Storm in New Product Development

Jim Brown will keynote a Manufacturing Business Technology webcast sponsored by PTC and IBM. Jim will present on market trends that are driving the need for Product Lifecycle Management, and the TCO implications of alternative deployment trends.

The Myths and Realities of PLM

Jim Brown presents at an invitation-only SAP customer event at SAP North American headquarters in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. The presentation focuses on the top myths regarding product lifecycle management (PLM).