PPM Software Fills the Enterprise App Gap left by ERP and PLM in Product Development

An exciting new article by Jim Brown explains how PPM software extends the business value manufacturers receive from ERP, PLM, and other enterprise applications. The discussion explains the importance of time to market and how PPM has emerged alongside other enterprise apps to help companies create and deliver compelling, profitable product portfolios. Read the article,

When Time to Market Gets Critical

A quick peak into some research on meeting product development launch windows from Tech-Clarity’s Issue in Focus: Meeting Fixed Product Launch Windows. The report explains how company’s can use Product Portfolio Management (PPM) practices and tools in order to hit critical product launch deadlines. You may also be interested in a related webcast featuring Jim

Meeting Fixed Product Launch Windows

Issue in Focus: Meeting Fixed Product Launch Windows – Managing Portfolios When Time to Market is Non-Negotiable discusses the importance of stepping up product portfolio management (PPM) and new product development (NPD) performance when companies have to hit product launch windows dictated by external factors such as holidays, important industry trade shows, high fashion seasons,

Webcast on Meeting Inflexible Product Development Launch Windows

Please join us as Jim Brown presents his research on Product Portfolio Management (PPM) in this CGT webcast, How to Effectively Manage Your Product Portfolio to Consistently Hit Launch Windows. Please join the live event on August 16 or view the on-demand, recorded webcast at your convenience. Jim is joining Monica Alderson, Project Management Director

Best Practices for Managing Design Data Survey Report

Tech-Clarity Perspective: Best Practices for Managing Design Data – How Effective Data Management Fundamentals Enable World-Class Product Development shares survey results on the processes and technology that top-performing manufacturers use to manage their technical product data. The survey benchmarks manufacturers on their design performance and determines which respondents outperform the others in: Designing high quality

Showing Off Your Products – 3D Technical Product Communications

A quick peek into some research on … the business value of transforming product documentation to rich, interactive communication. The report, Tech-Clarity Insight – The Business of 3D Technical Communications: Evolving Strategies to Document Products, explains how companies are changing their views on technical documentation to a more strategic approach, including the use of 3D