What should manufacturers look for when it’s time to replace their outgrown PDM system? Our research shows a high correlation between elevated business performance and strong product data management capabilities. Unfortunately, we find many manufacturers have already stretched the limits of what their basic Product Data Management (PDM) system can do. In most cases, it meets
Are Aerospace and Defense companies open to using the cloud? This video shares survey results on cloud adoption from over 250 companies and more detailed analysis of about 70 of those that serve the A&D industries! The survey shows that about one-half of A&D companies are turning to the cloud in order to gain important
How can manufacturers ensure they get the most value from a new PDM solution? The PDM Buyer’s Guide provides criteria for companies to select the right Production Data Management system to manage the complexity of today’s products and product development environments. Manufacturers have many choices for managing critical CAD files and product data, including shared
In this episode of PLM411, Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown interviews Mike Pierce to understand how PLM helps Swivl save tens of thousands of dollars by eliminating mistakes. Mike shares his experience that most companies have to “experience something awful” before they realize they need PLM, and then find out how fast PLM makes life easier for them. Mike tells
Let’s talk about what makes a successful PLM implementation. I joined PTC Global Services in a research project to help identify what the companies that get most business benefit from PLM do differently in their implementations. I shared an overview of the research approach and findings earlier in this Tech-Clarity TV video episode Best Practices
A quick peek into some research on the adoption of Enterprise 2.0 technologies. Things are moving in a positive direction in regards to PLM and social computing.