Streamlining Product Documentation and Raising the Bar with 3D Communication

Jim Brown presented with Garth Coleman of Dassault Systemes on a IndustryWeek webinar,  Streamlining Product Documentation and Raising the Bar with 3D Communication. The webinar shared Tech-Clarity research on how to use 3D product communications to improve efficiency, time to market, quality, cost, and customer experience. Click the title to see the recorded webcast. Registration

The Week of Webcasts – PLM Style

Join me this week or a quick peek into some of my research in one (or more) of several PLM-related webcasts this week. I will be joined by some great speakers that will share their views as well. I am not sure why this week is so densely packed with web presentations, but it should

Showing Off Your Products – 3D Technical Product Communications

A quick peek into some research on … the business value of transforming product documentation to rich, interactive communication. The report, Tech-Clarity Insight – The Business of 3D Technical Communications: Evolving Strategies to Document Products, explains how companies are changing their views on technical documentation to a more strategic approach, including the use of 3D

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.