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HOW DO I COORDINATE DESIGN ACROSS ENGINEERING DISCIPLINES?

Many organizations are looking to improve product development through digital transformation initiatives, including 3D computer-aided design, hybrid simulation/testing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and smart manufacturing.

 

This eBook will focus on the challenges of collaborating and working with an ever-growing number of stakeholders—and how SaaS PLM can help overcome associated challenges.

HOW DO I FAST-TRACK THE EXECUTION OF DESIGN RELEASE?

Design releases are becoming increasingly complex. Today’s smarter, more connected products include a variety of mechanical, electrical, electronics, and software components.

In this eBook, we focus on the challenges that organizations face in hitting design release—and how the adoption of a cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform can help them better manage all that complexity.

THE ROI GUIDE TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Manufacturers face growing complexity from both a product and production perspective. But digital transformation (DX) initiatives can help by making a significant impact on an organization’s product development performance. This report calculates the impact of DX-related gains for companies of varying product complexity and volume of development projects, expanding upon the findings shared in the ROI of Digital Transformation Benchmark Report.

THE ROLE OF THE DIGITAL TWIN AND DIGITAL THREAD: PLANNING A COMPREHENSIVE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE

Product, process, and organizational complexity are increasing at breakneck speed.

This brief examines the digital twin’s role in both products and plants and its benefits for manufacturers. It discusses how digital twins and digital threads differ and how they connect to create a comprehensive digital transformation initiative. It explains how companies can start their digital journeys and create winning DX strategies that maximize financial gains and minimize disruption. Finally, this brief offers key recommendations for companies seeking digital success.

THE 2021 SHIFT-LEFT STRATEGY FOR ELECTRONICS BENCHMARK REPORT

Market demand is rising dramatically for smart, connected products with software-enabled features. Organizations are looking for better ways to manage shorter schedules, smaller budgets, and more complex product requirements. This study reveals that taking a shift-left strategy offers companies distinct benefits that help mitigate these challenges.

ASSESSING THE RISING COMPLEXITY OF AUTOMOTIVE PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

These days, executing programs comes hand in hand with a multitude of management challenges. Suppliers in the automotive industry must juggle difficult requirements, short schedules, and capped margins. Therefore, finding a balance between the three requires thoughtful skill and management.

This brief focuses on the rising complexity of automotive program management, as well as the dissonance between a company’s self-assessment of its program management competency and its real-world outcomes.

MANAGING BILLS OF MATERIALS THROUGHOUT THE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE

There’s no doubt about it: Today’s stakeholders are under pressure to do more in less time.

This brief reviews the pressure to do more with less which applies equally to the creation, iteration, and management of bills of materials (BOM). During the chaotic world of product development, these teams need a BOM that they can rely on.

THE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT DILEMMA

Companies are facing new and unprecedented product development challenges. While these challenges are significant, they are not insurmountable.

This eBook provides guidance on these changes. It reveals more of the study’s findings, providing insights into the dynamic issues that will transform product development in the years ahead.

MODERNIZING MACHINING PREPARATION: TAPPING INTO CLOUD-BASED SOLUTIONS

Traditional mechanical products are transforming into smart, connected products.

Our recent study reflects on the types of machining IT stack solutions leading organizations are using. This brief discusses those solutions and provides recommendations to improve organizational performance across the product development lifecycle.