Poor CollaborationWhat’s the Cost of Poor Collaboration? (survey results)

How much does poor collaboration cost your company? Tech-Clarity’s eBook, What’s the Cost of Poor Collaboration? examines this topic for product development, sharing survey results from 155 manufacturers. Collaboration impacts every part of product development, and products cannot be developed or brought to market without it. While collaboration can be abstract and hard to measure,

Digital TransformationDesigning on the Cloud Discussion with Siemens (podcast)

How is the cloud playing a role in engineers’ design processes? Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown got together (virtually) with Siemens Digital Industries Software Senior Marketing Director Paul Brown to share perspectives and examples. You can also see related video interviews including: Digital Transformation Progress with Bob Jones, Cloud Progress Report with Bill Boswell, and Siemens Digital Transformation Progress

Product Design ToolsBuyer’s Guide for Engineers: How to Select Essential Tools for Product Design (buyer’s guide)

What software tools do engineers need to support product design? Which capabilities will help engineers develop products that are higher quality, more personalized, more innovative, and lower in ownership cost? These are challenging tasks to achieve that are further complicated due to increasing product complexity, engineering changes, and multiple engineering disciplines. However, with the correct

Possibilities with IoTNew Possibilities with IoT – Contribution to PTC eBook

To help manufacturers prepare for the future of product design, PTC has released a new eBook, 10 Expert Insights : The Future of Product Design in the Age of Smart & Connected Devices. Michelle Boucher’s contribution, New Possibilities with IoT, shares her thoughts on the future of product design. In this section, she explains how the Internet of Things will empower product

What I Learned: Socially Developed Engineering and Product Documentation?

What I learned this week … came from two recent conversations with manufacturers about their use of social computing to support product innovation, product development, and engineering. I am exploring how companies are using these technologies to improve design and product development collaboration, but also trying to uncover ways they are going beyond collaboration on a specific product or design. Two of my recent conversations touched on the use of wikis and blogs to present information. To be more accurate, these manufacturers are using wikis and blogs to both collect and communicate engineering and product knowledge. Pretty interesting stuff, I think.