Reducing Non-Value Added Work in Engineering

Tech-Clarity Perspective: Reducing Non-Value Added Work in Engineering – Improving Efficiency with Real-Time Access to Design Information shares survey results from nearly 250 manufacturers identifying areas that hurt engineering efficiency and distract from developing better products.  The study examines the practices of the “Top Performers,” those that are more profitable, to determine best practices to streamline access to design

Mastering the Development of Smart Products

Issue in Focus: Mastering the Development of Smart Products – Raising Process and Systems Maturity to Improve Quality and Time-to-Market discusses the impacts that developing “smart” products has on product design and development. The report shares best practices for developing these products and managing the complexity arising from the integration of mechanical, electrical, and software design elements

Service and Parts Information SurveyOvercoming Product Design Bottlenecks Survey

Tech-Clarity is conducting a research study on how top performing manufacturers manage their product design process. Past research from Tech-Clarity found that top performers spend 25% less time on nonproductive data management tasks. That gives engineers more time to innovate or allows managers to significantly reduce design cycle times. We are conducting a new research

The Strategic Visions of CAD and CAE Providers 2014+

Tech-Clarity’s series on the 2014 strategic visions of PLM vendors is taking a look at the interesting things happening in the PLM space.  The unique approaches to the space make it a very exciting time for PLM. I’d like to complement this series by taking a deeper look at the design side of PLM. I’ll

Tech-Clarity TV – CAD-PLM Integration

This episode of Tech-Clarity TV  looks at the future of product design software (CAD) and product development environments (PLM) and how they should work together. The video is based on our Integrating Product Design and Development report that shares how a well-integrated CAD-PLM continuum helps improve engineering and product development performance. Please see our sponsor

Integrating Product Design and Development Environments

Issue in Focus Integrating Product Design and Development Environments – Battling Complexity, Improving Productivity, and Compressing Time discusses how a well-integrated CAD-PLM platform helps improve engineering and product development performance. This report describes the requirements and capabilities that manufacturers should look for in the latest generation of integrated systems for product design and development. Please