This survey-based research report shares responses from 135 suppliers and buyers involved in RFQ processes. It provides fact-based guidance on RFQ strategies and tactics. It also clears up many misconceptions and offers insights into buyers’ priorities. Suppliers can use this as a map for profitable growth.
The Four Benefits of Simulation-Driven Design
The challenge of manipulating designs to achieve performance goals and produce innovative products has become more daunting. Engineers must work with increasingly complicated requirements. Nevertheless, some approaches offer hope. Simulation-driven design is one of them. This report presents the business benefits of taking a simulation-driven design approach, enabled by engineers, across the design cycle.
The Tactical Guide to Deploying MBE Initiatives
Model-Based Enterprise initiatives are ripe with potential. Yet, many struggle to lay out a deployment plan in a logical, rational sequence. This report provides detailed guidance for the initial development of an MBD in engineering all the way to expand it to procurement, tooling design, machining, and inspection.
Cloud Enabled Digital Transformation of Product Development
Day by day, the use of cloud-based solutions is expanding. Is it ready for product development? This report shares findings from Lifecycle Insights’ Cloud Adoption study, identifying the biggest development improvement opportunities where cloud solutions have a fit.
The ROI Guide of Machine Shops
Turning a profit in today’s economic environment is no easy task. This report presents findings from Lifecycle Insights’ NC Machining study with a particular focus on driving profitable growth.
The Mechanical 3D CAD Selection Guide
Mechanical CAD solutions no longer focus exclusively on manipulating geometry. There’s a plethora of new functionality available. But are all those new capabilities relevant to your company? This report provides guidance on how to compare and rank Mechanical CAD solutions.
Compress Board Systems Design with Electrical-Mechanical Collaboration
Today’s development schedules are tight. Improving collaboration between electrical and mechanical engineers for the development of board systems stands as an opportunity to gain ground. This report provides deep insight on how to take action.
Compress Electrical Systems Design with Electrical-Mechanical Collaboration
With more electronics being jammed into smart, connected products, it is critical important to accelerate electrical systems design. This report reviews the ways electrical and mechanical engineers can collaborate more earlier and more frequently.