CAD Consolidation / Perspectives from Lifecycle Insights

CAD technology analyst Chad Jackson, has launched a new video series entitled “Perspectives from Lifecycle Insights.” The debut issue delves deeply into the problems that engineers face as a result of dealing with too many CAD systems and CAD consolidation. It also discusses recent technology advances that can help engineers Continue reading
Whitepaper: Achieving “Seamless” Release to Manufacturing (RTM) – Optimizing the RTM Process is Critical to Successful Product Development

Whitepaper: Achieving “Seamless” Release to Manufacturing (RTM) – Optimizing the RTM Process is Critical to Successful Product Development

Executive Summary: The days of casually ‘throwing the product design over the wall’ to manufacturing are over. By seamlessly connecting engineering with downstream ERP systems, companies can reduce late-stage design changes and their detrimental costs. This brief whitepaper, Achieving “Seamless” Release to Manufacturing (RTM) – Optimizing the RTM Process, describes Continue reading

Whitepaper: The Next Generation of IDE for Aerospace and Defense

Whitepaper: The Next Generation of IDE for Aerospace and Defense

Executive Summary: Today’s A&D programs must deliver better product and program performance than ever before. More aggressive schedules, higher standards for integrated system performance and tighter budgets are all putting greater pressure than ever on a program’s lifecycle. In addition, the A&D industry and the government are facing a degree Continue reading

Whitepaper: Dynamic Publishing – Optimizing The Publishing Process

Whitepaper: Dynamic Publishing – Optimizing The Publishing Process

Executive Summary: Ninety percent of published information is stale; customer are over-loaded with information, but usually cannot find what they need; the field force is dispatched to service calls with incorrect instructions; helps desk desperately shuffle through a myriad of papers to find obsolete information. It’s no wonder that customer Continue reading

Whitepaper: DITA: Four Letters you Need to Know

Whitepaper: DITA: Four Letters you Need to Know

Executive Summary: Short for “Darwin Information Typing Architecture, DITA is one of the most important innovations in XML publishing in recent memory. And if you’re using or plan to use publishing technical documentation, you will encounter DITA sooner or later. Complete the form below to download the free whitepaper (pdf Continue reading
Whitepaper: An Introduction to Structured Product Labeling

Whitepaper: An Introduction to Structured Product Labeling

Executive Summary: In today’s complex, global life sciences marketplace, the ability to manage product information is a daunting task. Many departments across the enterprise use the approved product information for a variety of purposes, including package and labeling, promotional materials, and product Web sites. It is common practice for each Continue reading

PTC Acquires Enigma

PTC Acquires Enigma

Acquisition Broadens Company’s Portfolio of Technical Information Solutions NEEDHAM, MA – July 16, 2013 – PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) today announced it has acquired Enigma, a developer of software that aggregates and delivers technical content in aftermarket service environments. The acquisition enhances PTC’s existing portfolio of service lifecycle management (SLM) solutions Continue reading