5 Frustrations of Working with Contract Manufacturers (guest post)

What challenges do manufacturers encounter when working with contract manufacturers? What should they do to reduce the frustration and streamline the relationship? Jim Brown introduces five questions you may find yourself asking if you’re working with a CMO, CDMO, or other supply chain partners and then offers recommendations based on our experience and research in

Engineering Live PLM Discussion

Join an interactive discussion between Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown and Autodesk’s Ron Locklin moderated by Advantage Business Media Editor in Chief Janine Mooney as they discuss the history, challenges, benefits, and future of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). The event will be available on Product Design & Development, Manufacturing.net, and Manufacturing Business Technology. Watch the event live, October 31 at

Supplier Strategies to Win more Business

Jim Brown presents on this Industry Week and Aviation Week webcast sharing insights into the new levers of competition for suppliers to the automotive and aerospace industries. He presents with Dassault Systemes Director of Automotive/Transportation Industry Michael Lalande and Aerospace and Defense Business Consultant Paul Granada who share deeper perspectives on their respective industries. Together they share practical ways that suppliers

Webinar on PLM For Auto and Aero Suppliers

Jim Brown and Dassault Systémes‘ VP Kendall Pond will present on this Engineering.com webcast sharing insights on the value of PLM for aerospace and automative suppliers that have outgrown their informal data management approaches. Companies in the auto and aero supply chains can learn how to better manage data, processes, and collaboration with Product Lifecycle

Webcast on Improving Product Development in CPG

Join Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown and Dassault Systemes’ Raymond Wodar as they present on a CGT webcast, New Approaches to Improve Product Development. The presentation focuses on how to compete in today’s complex markets and ensure innovative products reach consumers quickly despite tight regulations, disperse supply chains, and severe cost pressure. Learn how Top Performing CPG companies are moving