Three Warning Signs You’re Being “Catfished” By a Fake Cloud Vendor

The cloud is your dream date. You can see a future together. Kids. Puppies. No costly infrastructure and resources needed to maintain on-premise software. It’s a chance to focus your precious human capital (namely engineers) on critical core busine [...] read more

How PLM Helps Med Devs Achieve Success Despite Limited Resources

Mederi Therapeutics is a resource-strapped startup that designs medical products to treat diseases affecting the human gastrointestinal tract. To accelerate new product introduction cycles and reduce errors, Mederi’s COO Oleg Shikhman turned to [...] read more

All PLM Clouds Are Not Created Equal

While all people are created equal — the same can’t be said about all so-called ‘cloud’ product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions. Fake cloud PLM providers often have third parties host their on-premise solutions. This guarantees the wo [...] read more

New PLM Market Reports Forecast Trends 2015-2022

Transparency Market Research’s new report, titled “Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2022,” offers some findings in the global product lifecycle market. The b [...] read more

Arena Helps Manufacturers Go Virtual

Once upon a time, the online bookstore Amazon set the standard for virtual company success. In today’s market, more manufacturers are taking a page from Amazon’s book — pardon the pun — and moving away from brick and mortar businesses. Becaus [...] read more

The Chicago Bears & Other Soul Crushers: Mistakes Every Manufacturer Should Avoid

For over 40 years, my father was a Chicago Bears season ticket holder. He was in the stands at Wrigley Field when the Bears beat the New York Giants to win the 1963 championship. He saw Gale Sayers race up and down a muddy field, scoring six touchdow [...] read more

How Successful Medical Device Companies Validate Their Software

Increasing regulatory requirements are making it more challenging for medical device companies to respond to opportunities rapidly and get products to market quickly. The complexity of validating updates to software has forced many cutting-edge me [...] read more

Two PLM Webinars That You Can’t Afford to Miss

Want to attend two popular PLM events where you don’t have to worry about a dress code? You don’t have to fret over finding a date? You don’t have to travel? Well, you’re in luck, dear friend. Arena has two webinars that you can convenient [...] read more

A PLM-Driven BI Solution Is a Powerful Investment Tool

No matter how many thousand highly skilled and well-paid designers, scientists and engineers a company employs, their new product introduction (NPI) processes will fail without the proper central coordination and integration of processes, systems and [...] read more

Integrated PLM-BI Analytics Offer Powerful Business Insights

To develop modern electronic products, innovative companies rely upon product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions to enable engineering and manufacturing teams and their extendeded supply chains to speed prototyping, reduce scrap, and streamline sup [...] read more