Julie Fraser ThumbTech-Clarity adds Manufacturing Software Analyst Julie Fraser

Tech-Clarity is pleased to announce that we are expanding our research team and extending our coverage to manufacturing operations software! Industry veteran and long-time research analyst Julie Fraser joins Tech-Clarity as Vice President of Research, Manufacturing Software. Julie brings with her a wealth of depth in manufacturing, scheduling, quality, maintenance, and smart manufacturing. Please visit

Cloud Value Infographic ThumbEscalating Cloud Value by Adoption & Maturity (infographic)

How do companies achieve cloud value from product innovation and engineering software? How does that value expand with greater adoption and maturity? This infographic shares the benefits that companies achieve from the cloud from implementation, operation, and business perspectives. It goes beyond these to share how even greater ROI is available from strategic benefits and

Why Not to Justify Cloud Engineering Software (guest post)

How should manufacturers justify their transition to cloud engineering software? Cloud solutions offer value in implementation, operational, business, strategic, and other dimensions unique to design and product development. So why do we believe the decision shouldn’t focus on the benefits of cloud engineering software? If you’re guessing there’s a twist, you’re right, but we think

Cloud Engineering Software: More than Engineering Software on the Cloud (guest post)

What unique value does the cloud offer to companies using product innovation and engineering software? Our research identifies five categories of cloud benefits and finds some areas where the cloud really stands out for product innovation platforms. Read the guest post in full in the Digital Transformation section of the Siemens PLM Community blog. Jim

Why Not Adopt Cloud for Product Innovation and Engineering? (guest post)

How have manufacturers’ opinions on using the cloud to support product innovation, product development, and engineering changed? How does that impact cloud adoption? Read the guest post in full in the Digital Transformation section of the Siemens PLM Community blog. Jim Brown recently shared a guest post on the Siemens’ blog offering our experience on

Cloud Considerations for PLM Software Vendors (eBook)

This eBook takes a look at the cloud opportunity for PLM from the vendor perspective. It highlights the fact that although customers are rewarded with lower complexity and risk by moving to the cloud, vendors often face higher complexity and risk. It reviews the options ISVs have to move existing solutions to the cloud and