Software Intensive Product Survey says More Software in Products means More Problems

A quick peek into some research on how manufacturers can achieve the positive business benefits of software-intensive products without suffering the common, negative challenges and business impacts resulting from increased product development complexity. The report, Tech-Clarity Perspective: Developing Software-Intensive Product: Addressing the Innovation-Complexity Conundrum, highlights the results of a survey of over 100 manufacturers to

And the Winners from the Data Management Survey are…

Thank you to Siemens PLM for making iPads available to a few lucky survey respondents! The winners are ………………… (that is a drumroll, if you can’t tell) ………………………. Brian Halter, High Steel Structures, USA  Mary Castille, Whataburger Restaurants Property & Facilities, USA  Lijun Li, Ningbo Saikesi Hydraulic Company, China  Xuehui Zhang, Ninghai Saiping Mould Company,

What is the Real Story on Product Data Management (PDM)

What is the real story about PDM? Tell me what you think by taking this Design Data Management  survey and then I’ll send you the full report when we publish the results. No strings attached, no follow up marketing calls, I just want to know what is really happening out there with data management. Fair

Tech-Clarity TV: Environmental Compliance and the Product Lifecycle

Hear Jim Brown share his views on … efficiently and effectively meeting product environmental compliance demands using PLM software. This episode shares some interesting findings from Tech-Clarity’s Understanding Product Development Tradeoffs: Designing Products for Sustainability, Cost, and Compliance. This is the latest edition of Tech-Clarity TV, let us know what you think. The topics included

Making Product Development Tradeoffs

Tech-Clarity Perspective: Understanding Product Development Trade-offs – Designing Products for Compliance, Cost, and Sustainability presents results from a survey on how companies design their products to meet environmental regulatory compliance, product sustainability, and product cost targets. Shares survey data and perspectives from two leading manufacturers on how they collect data and manage the trade-offs between

Mythbust Social Computing in Innovation – Fad, Future, or Fail?

This is an invitation to speak your mind on the use of social computing in product innovation, product development, and engineering. I have the honor of helping one of my favorite innovation and PLM consulting firms, Kalypso, with some new research. Please take our survey on using social media for product innovation now. My Thoughts