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

Increase Innovation with Engineering Efficiency (Survey Invitation)

How can you support greater product innovation? What are companies doing to empower engineers to innovate more? What are best practices to improve engineering efficiency so that engineers can become more innovative? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned  in this new innovation survey. Innovation is critical to future revenue opportunities, but it can be hard

Managing Electronic Design Data and WIP (eBook)

The Managing Work in Progress in Electrical Design ebook shares best practices for managing electrical engineering data, designs, and processes. The research explains the role that Electronic Data Management (EDM) plays alongside other solutions including PDM, ALM, and PLM that manage mechanical CAD, software development, and the overall product development process respectively. EDM plays a

Dassault Systèmes Strategy 2017+

Dassault Systèmes continues to make significant progress on the 3DExperience vision they laid out 5 years ago. This strategy has seen them transform from a software vendor offering distinct solutions for a variety of functional areas to a company that leads with a strong business transformation message backed up by a platform of solutions. I dropped

Five Ways to Beat Product Development Deadlines (webcast)

Jim Brown will present findings from his recent study on New Product Development and Introduction (NPDI) to help companies learn from Top Performing product developers. The webcast will share the strategies, approaches, and enablers they use to drive high profits from their new product initiatives. Learn how the leaders will meet (or beat) their new

CPG Successful ProductsSuccessful Products Start and End with Your Customer (infographic)

Tech-Clarity’s Infographic, Successful Products Start and End with Your Customer  provides guidance to CPG companies. By embedding your customer in the middle of your product life cycle, your products will be more successful. The infographic, shows that by capturing insights obtained during the shopping experience, you can drive a move successful approach to product development. To be