Swivl’s Mike Pierce Explains why Startups Need PLM (PLM411 video)

In this episode of PLM411, Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown interviews Mike Pierce to understand how PLM helps Swivl save tens of thousands of dollars by eliminating mistakes. Mike shares his experience that most companies have to “experience something awful” before they realize they need PLM, and then find out how fast PLM makes life easier for them. Mike tells

PLM411 PLM Flexibility and Supporting Corporate Strategy Interview with Suretank

In this episode of PLM411, Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown discusses the PLM evolution at Suretank with Barry Woods, Systems Project Manager. Barry shares that Suretank had very traditional goals for PLM, primarily revision management and getting data under control. That was a success, but new management arrived and shifted company focus to World Class Customer Care.

SaaS-O-Matic Spoof and Interview on True Cloud PLM with Excellims

How do you tell true cloud PLM software versus other SaaS options and why is it important? We start this episode by poking some fun at old software disguised as cloud. Then, Jim Brown interviews Excellims Corporation’s VP of Engineering Mark Osgood who shares his experience outgrowing spreadsheets for managing product lifecycles, finding PLM systems cost

PLM411 SprayON Software / PLM Implementation Cost and Time Insights

Wish you could “spray on” the business benefits of enterprise software like PLM? Here’s what that ad would look like. 🙂 Following that Tech-Clarity’s Jim Brown and Schnitger Corp‘s Monica Schnitger share insights on how to implement PLM without having to spend a lot of time and money. It’s all part of our fun, yet informative,

Tech-Clarity TV – A Practical Approach to Managing Multi-CAD

This episode of Tech-Clarity TV reviews the basics of managing CAD and extends the findings to include multi-CAD data. The original report, The Basics of Managing CAD, concludes that lower-overhead, cloud-based solutions are a viable choice for companies that find PDM or PLM out of reach but don’t want to suffer from the pitfalls of

PLM411 Silly PLM Justification Story / Candid Cloud PLM Discussion

PLM411 tells a silly story about how one product developer convinced his company to improve product development processes and performance with PLM and helped them understand the different needs of PLM and ERP. The short clip is followed by a discussion between host Jim Brown of Tech-Clarity and Brian Roepke of Autodesk about the benefits of