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 do leading companies manage their design data and related product development processes? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned in our new Design Data Management survey. If you already completed the survey –> please share with a colleague or on social media using the “Share/Save” buttons on this page. If you haven’t taken the
How can manufacturers ensure they get the most value from a new PDM solution? The PDM Buyer’s Guide provides criteria for companies to select the right Production Data Management system to manage the complexity of today’s products and product development environments. Manufacturers have many choices for managing critical CAD files and product data, including shared
The last few years have brought drastic changes in the market for product innovation, product development, engineering, manufacturing, and service software. The scope of solutions has changed, in part to the natural evolution and expansion of software suites, but also due to exciting advancements in technologies like the IoT, 3D printing/additive manufacturing, generative design, virtual/augmented reality
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
Five Ways Shape Search Drives Business Value shares the shortcomings of traditional search methodologies and how geometric search can complement them to drive new business value. The report includes some basics about shape search, five tangible ways it can improve business performance, and an example of how to calculate the ROI of a shape search investment.