Consolidating CAD – Benefits of a Unified CAD Strategy

Tech-Clarity Insight – Consolidating CAD – The Benefits of a Unified CAD Strategy offers insight into the strategic value companies can achieve by standardizing on a single CAD package. The report explains how to calculate an ROI for CAD consolidation based on direct cost savings. Perhaps more importantly, the research identifies a number of strategic

Tech-Clarity TV – How to Buy PDM

This episode of Tech-Clarity TV provides insight and guidance on how to buy the best Product Data Management (PDM) system for your business. The video describes the high-level criteria that manufacturers can use to determine which software solution will best meet their needs. The requirements span functional, implementation, adoption, support, and vendor considerations. In addition, the report

The Business Value of Knowledge-Enabled Decision-Making

Tech-Clarity Insight: The Business Value of Knowledge-Enabled Decision-Making – Improving Product Development and Engineering Decisions shares the perspectives of three manufactures (Kimberly-Clark, Robert Bosch, and Rolls-Royce) on the value of applying knowledge-based decision-making techniques including semantic search and engineering tools. The paper also provides a template to calculate the ROI of a knowledge-based decision-making implementation

A Deeper Look into Cloud PLM

A quick peek into some research on cloud applications for PLM. The report, Issue in Focus: Assessing the Cloud PLM Opportunity: Evaluating the Benefits, Requirements, and Considerations provides insight into the benefits a cloud-based solution can offer. Cloud applications are proven in other enterprise solution areas, most notably CRM, and this paper shares lessons learned

Assessing the Cloud PLM Opportunity

Issue in Focus: Assessing the Cloud PLM Opportunity: Evaluating the Benefits, Requirements, and Considerations explores the opportunity to leverage cloud computing technology with PLM (Product Lifecycle Management). The paper is intended to help companies evauluating PLM in the cloud by sharing information and experiences from more mature cloud enterprise applications including CRM. Please enjoy the

The ROI of Product Portfolio Management

Issue in Focus: The ROI of Product Portfolio Management: The “How to Guide” for Predicting Return on Investment for PPM explains that companies are frequently challenged when they are required to develop a credible, supportable financial model to determine the benefits of PPM initiatives. This “Issue in Focus” is intended to help guide companies in developing