Arena PLM Makes Working With Contractors In China — Finer

When Customer Success Manager Kraig Clark joined a recent innovative product company, the company was developing tens of new product per year, but needed to quickly ramp to hundreds. The problem was the company was working with spreadsheets and email [...] read more

PLM Implementation Best Practice: Boil the Ocean or Slow Simmer?

Nature versus nurture? Methodical implementation or all at once? 2016 Warriors or the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls of the 1990s? While the answer to the latter-most question is obviously the Chicago Bulls (shout out to my Chi-town homies!), the m [...] read more

The Business Benefits of an All-in-One PLM Solution

When it comes to investing in product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, terms such as “defining requirements” and “setting budgetary constraints” can be so painful to consider that it makes many engineers and operations managers choose no [...] read more

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in a PLM System

For 15 years, Customer Solution Manager Kraig Clark has developed innovative consumer products across industries, such as automotive, medical, high tech, and consumer products. He helped develop the original Microsoft Xbox, cell phones for Motorol [...] read more

Case Study Proves Why More OEMs Swap Their On-Premise for a Cloud PLM Solution

Customer Success Manager Kraig Clark is not your average Arena Solutions employee. He spent the first fifteen years of his career leading product innovation and new product introduction (NPI) efforts for a number of companies, across a variety of ind [...] read more

You Manage Your Business. Let Us Manage Your PLM Patches.

Solution consultant extraordinaire Mark Andres has been working with product lifecycle management (PLM) for about 20 years both as a vendor and as a customer. He started 30+ years ago at Eastman Kodak in engineering and design, got recruited to EDA a [...] read more

Leave Work Friday, Come Back Monday — Your PLM System Is Upgraded

“With Arena’s cloud-based PLM solution, you leave work on a Friday and come in Monday and bam — you’re upgraded. No pain to you or your IT department. It’s like waking up on Christmas morning to discover exciting presents are waiting for yo [...] read more

Why On Premise Solutions Are a Bad, Bad Practice

When it comes to getting product lifecycle management (PLM) systems up and working, Solution Consultant Mark Andres has managed both on-premise 'big box' PLM as well as cloud PLM implementations. Having seen PLM from both sides of the fence, Andres  [...] read more

How Adapters Accelerate PLM Implementations/Integrations

Modern product lifecycle management (PLM) systems are designed to simplify integration with today’s most popular enterprise resource planning (ERP), electronic design automation (EDA) and computer-aided design (CAD) applications. To overcome integr [...] read more