Upgrading to PLM when PDM Falls Short (buyer’s guide)

What should manufacturers look for when they’ve outgrown PDM and need to “level up” to PLM? Product Data Management (PDM) is a critical capability for a manufacturer of any size. As our research shows, PDM helps companies achieve business benefits including increased efficiency, improved quality, reduced cost, and the ability to bring products to market

Expanding Beyond Your Outgrown PDM System (Buyer’s Guide)

What should manufacturers look for when it’s time to replace their outgrown PDM system? Our research shows a high correlation between elevated business performance and strong product data management capabilities.  Unfortunately, we find many manufacturers have already stretched the limits of what their basic Product Data Management (PDM) system can do. In most cases, it meets

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

Ten Build-Buy Factors for IoT Platforms

The Ten Build-Buy Factors for IoT Platforms ebook shares ten things companies should consider when deciding whether to build or buy the infrastructure required to support their Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. The research shares practical experiences from several manufacturers ranging in size and IoT maturity. The eBook reports the complexities and lessons learned from their real

Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown Sharing IoT Thoughts at PTC Event

PTC caught some of my views on the Internet of Things on camera at a recent event. The videos include some of my thoughts along with those of PTC’s Jill Newberg and fellow analysts Joe Barkai and Gartner’s Tuong Nguyen. The first one is on the IoT closing the loop in PLM, where I discuss

Getting Higher Strategic Value out of PLM

The Getting the Most from PLM – PLM Drives Tangible Business Value eBook is the result of a joint research project between research firm Tech-Clarity and innovation consulting firm Kalypso. We researched over 100 companies to determine how some companies get much higher levels of value from their Product Lifecycle Management implementations. The report shows that