Tech4PD Debates Concept Simulation and an Analyst gets Shot (really)

In the latest Tech4PD dueling analysts Jim Brown of Tech-Clarity and Lifecycle Insight’s Chad Jackson take on a simulation topic. The show focuses on the use of CAE technologies during concept design. The solutions show a lot of promise and have become much easier, but Jim argues that not enough companies are willing to invest

Microsoft’s Innovation Management Framework White Paper and IM Consortium

Tech-Clarity would like to announce participation as a charter member and advisor of Microsoft’s Innovation Management Consortium and the release of a new white paper from Microsoft sharing the Microsoft Innovation Management Framework. The paper announces the consortium and shares a wealth of information and experience from Microsoft and other consortium members, including: A repeatable

Tech-Clarity TV Social Supply Chain Collaboration

Social Business Collaboration can help companies develop better products. It can also help them more effectively include their supply chain in product development to improve innovation. Product development is a team sport and benefits from collaboration across the supply chain. Formal collaboration approaches such as PDM or PLM are effective, but are sometimes worked around because

Tech-Clarity TV – Best Practices for Implementing PLM

Tech-Clarity joined PTC Global Services to benchmark how PLM implementation approaches impact the results companies achieve. See Jim Brown share some of the results from that study. The results share what top performers do differently in their PLM implementations in order to achieve higher levels of business performance. The top performers improved time to market,

Pre-Announcing Tech4PD – a new Web Show with a Twist

OK, I am jumping the gun on this announcement, but I am excited and want to share the good news. Chad Jackson of Lifecycle Insights and I are teaming up on a web show. I can’t announce where it will be hosted yet because we are still working out the details. The show will address

Predicting Engineering Software Market Trends in 2012 (need your help)

One thing is for sure, this hasn’t been a boring year for the engineering software market so far! A lot has happened with new entrants in the market and some exciting technology trends. As usual at this time of year, we are asking for input on what comes next. Please take a five minutes now