Designing Higher Profitability into Industrial Machinery

A quick peek into some research on designing and developing industrial equipment. The report, Tech-Clarity Perspective: Best Practices for Developing Industrial Equipment analyzes the performance of well over 300 manufacturers in order to determine what the top performers do differently than the rest. The results are pretty exciting! Note: You can also see a related

IndustryWeek: Product Design Strategies Take Manufacturers to the Top

An article by Travis Hessman of IndustryWeek related to the recent industrial equipment survey report Best Practices for Developing Industrial Equipment by Jim Brown of Tech-Clarity. Quotes Jim and his research extensively and includes some insightful remarks from Ed Martin of Autodesk as well.  

Best Practices for Developing Industrial Equipment

Tech-Clarity Perspective: Best Practices for Developing Industrial Equipment – Top Performers Drive Growth and Profitability with Advanced Design Practices and Enabling Technology explores best practices used by top performing industrial equipment manufacturers. The report shares insights from a survey of over 350 industrial equipment companies, and indicates what those that have most successfully grown their

A Ten Point Guide for Streamlining Product Development with Systems Engineering

Tech-Clarity Spotlight: A Ten Point Guide for Streamlining Product Development with Systems Engineering offers ten practical suggestions that manufacturers can use to improve product development for the increasing number of products that rely on embedded software. Please enjoy the summary below, or click the report title above to download the full PDF for more details

The Business Value of Simulation

The Business Value of Simulation – Saving Time and Money, and Getting Products Right the First Time reviews how manufacturers can leverage simulation processes and technology to save time, reduce cost, drive efficiency, improve quality, and increase innovation. Discusses the economic value available from early design analysis and validation. Please enjoy the free Executive Summary

Leadership in Product Development – Musings from a Great NPD Conference

What I learned this week … is that manufacturers (and others) are as passionate and focused on new product development and innovation as ever. I had the opportunity to act as master of ceremonies (emcee JB in the house!) for Aberdeen Group’s Leadership in Product Development Summit. We had a great lineup of speakers from some great companies that shared their experience in developing new products.