Extended PDM StatExtending PDM Beyond Design Data Management (survey results)

How do top performing companies better leverage Product Data Management to hit their product development targets? We surveyed over 165 manufacturers and gained some telling insights. Our research finds that the current state of design data management continues to yield too many problems, too much wasted time, and missed product development targets. Top Performing companies, on

Personalized ProductsGrowing Profits with Personalized Products (survey results)

How can manufacturers grow profits by designing, selling and producing personalized products? Manufacturers have significantly increased the level of personalization in their products over the past five years, and customization will accelerate over the next five. Why? Companies across the manufacturing industries recognize that tailoring products drives increased differentiation, higher sales, and better margins. How

5 Frustrations of Working with Contract Manufacturers (guest post)

What challenges do manufacturers encounter when working with contract manufacturers? What should they do to reduce the frustration and streamline the relationship? Jim Brown introduces five questions you may find yourself asking if you’re working with a CMO, CDMO, or other supply chain partners and then offers recommendations based on our experience and research in

How Digital Chemical Labs Drive Innovation (infographic)

How do Top Performers in the chemical industry leverage digitalization in the chemical lab to overcome their innovation struggles? A Tech-Clarity survey shows that chemical companies face a myriad of innovation-related challenges including cost pressure, sustainability, more customer-driven products, and specialized / performance materials. This infographic provides a graphical snapshot of the research sharing that

Five Things Top Performers Do Differently to Deliver Profitable, Innovative Products (PPM survey results)

How can companies manage their portfolios and product development processes in order to more reliably hit their product innovation and commercialization challenges? How does digital transformation raise the bar on product portfolio management? Tech-Clarity was commissioned by Planview, Inc. to conduct their Sixth Product Portfolio Management Benchmark Study to find out. The research uncovered five

Engineering Live PLM Discussion

Join an interactive discussion between Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown and Autodesk’s Ron Locklin moderated by Advantage Business Media Editor in Chief Janine Mooney as they discuss the history, challenges, benefits, and future of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). The event will be available on Product Design & Development, Manufacturing.net, and Manufacturing Business Technology. Watch the event live, October 31 at