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

Product Data Management Buyer’s Guide (white paper)

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

Design Data Management Maturity Improves Profitability (survey report)

The Design Data Management Maturity Improves Profitability, Analyzing Best Practices for Managing Designs report shares fresh survey data and interviews. It updates our design data management research to cover new trends like using cloud file sharing applications to manage data. It also drills down on the topics of complexity and non-value added time spent managing design data,

Industry Week Webcast PLM Driving Innovation at Mercury Marine

Jim Brown will set the stage for this Industry Week webcast featuring Mercury Marine’s John Bayless. Jim’s presentation will feature the fundamentals of PLM including: Product and Product Development Complexity Knowledge-Based Decisions and Information Overload Operational and Business Value of PDM and PLM Thanks to Siemens PLM for sponsoring this educational webcast! Register for the

Survey Says Better Design Data Management Drives Better Product Development

This is a quick peek into some new survey-based benchmarks on managing technical data from Tech-Clarity’s Best Practices for Managing Design Data survey report. This is a comprehensive report with participation from well over 2,000 manufacturers from across the globe. The study gives us some great insight into how companies are managing their design data,