Tech4PD Debate CAD for Design or Documentation

On this episode Chad and I debate whether 3D CAD is for documenting designs after the fact (very valuable for the enterprise, we both agree) or whether engineers can use the tools as they design. My stance – 3D is for designing. His stance – 2D is the right tool for design, and then it

Tech4PD Debate on Social Tech in Product Development and Beam me Up Chad!

The latest edition of Tech4PD shares Tech-Clarity’s view that social techniques are ready for prime time in product development. Chad Jackson of Lifecycle Insights contends that it will take time, in particular because social capabilities are more likely to be adopted in formal business processes. I fundamentally disagree and believe that the low-hanging fruit is

Brushing with Wasabi and a Simulation Driven Design Debate on Tech4PD

The consequence phase begins! See which analyst brushes his teeth with wasabi paste! And make sure to watch the full second episode of Tech4PD on enabling Simulation Driven Design. Remember, Chad and I are doing this because we want to share some very important topics about PLM, engineering, and product development software – but don’t

Desktop Engineering Covers “Dualing Analysts” in Tech4PD

I have been truly touched to see how much support we have received from the industry on our new web show. There have been numerous tweets and posts about what Chad and I are trying to accomplish – start some serious debates about PLM and engineering software issues without taking ourselves to seriously. From Oleg

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