Cloud Engineering Software: More than Engineering Software on the Cloud (guest post)

What unique value does the cloud offer to companies using product innovation and engineering software? Our research identifies five categories of cloud benefits and finds some areas where the cloud really stands out for product innovation platforms. Read the guest post in full in the Digital Transformation section of the Siemens PLM Community blog. Jim

Five Ways to get More Value from your PLM System (webcast)

How can manufacturers expand their PLM implementation to get more value from their Product Lifecycle Management system? Join this webcast to hear Jim Brown shares his perspective and research, including interviews with two manufacturers that have gone beyond their initial PLM footprint. Implementing PLM successfully is more of a journey than a destination. In a recent

Innovation Platforms are the Operating Systems for the Digital Enterprise (guest post)

Jim Brown contributed a guest post, Innovation Platforms – the Operating System for the Digital Enterprise, on the value of innovation platforms published in the Dassault Systèmes’ Navigate the Future blog. The post shares the value an integrated platform of solutions provides to engineers, the enterprise, and toward achieving digital transformation. The post also covers

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

Getting Started with PDM (animation)

This short Tech-Clarity TV animation explains how manufacturers can get started with Product Data Management. The video offers findings from The Business Value of Product Data Management that finds that manufacturers can get off to a fast start with preconfigured solutions but still leave themselves room to grow on a foundation that provides more advanced capabilities. This episode is sponsored by Siemens PLM. Learn

What’s the Strategic Payback from PDM? (animation)

This short Tech-Clarity TV animation explains the strategic, financial value of PDM. Most companies get plenty of cost savings that justify the investment in PDM, but should also recognize the strategic, top-line benefits that PDM delivers.   This episode is sponsored by Siemens PLM. Learn more about Siemens PLM and their Teamcenter Rapid Start Program or see