Are your production approaches as smart as they are sophisticated? Before you answer, consider whether all the information about each aspect of the fab is readily available. Imagine the benefits in flexibility, quality, costs, agility, speed, confidence… this is the vision of smart manufacturing. To capture today’s myriad opportunities, these improvements are essential. The good
How can companies mature their processes for designing smart products? Tech-Clarity’s eBook, Designing Smart Products Smartly: Increase the Maturity of Your Development Processes, explores this question. The combination of mechanics, electronics and software into today’s smart products have made them more responsive, adaptable, interconnected and portable than ever before. Incidentally, with customers expecting this type
Tech-Clarity takes a jab at collaboration software with this funny infomercial on the fictitious SāmPāg solution. It highlights a real issue about how poorly companies collaborate about their products and product information. The ad is followed by a great discussion with Chad Jackson of Lifecycle Insights on Engineering Change Management and how PLM software can help.
Watch some funny videos about PLM and then stay for some insights and education on how PLM can help manufacturers accelerate and improve product development. Our first three videos make fun of the scourge of Change Management Paralysis, introduce the “innovative” Recipe Manager 2020, and rip on Big Software. All of these carry an important message about the
PLM411 takes a funny look at how manufacturers manage their Bills of Material in the Recipe Manager 2020 spoof, followed by some straight talk on how PLM helps manufacturers improve business performance. Tech-Clarity President Jim Brown and Ron Locklin of Autodesk discuss the ways PLM helps companies give insight into their products and save them money . The
What is Arena Solutions’ plan for PLM? From the early days as BOM.com to today, Arena has been a pureplay cloud PLM player. You could argue they had cloud PLM before cloud PLM was cool. They were a pioneer in the space, but where are they headed now? This post is a part of my series on Strategic Visions of the Major