3 Hot Trends to Watch

Arena regularly publishes insights and analysis on important trends impacting manufacturing. Is there an emerging business technology development you deem important or want us to cover? Comment on our blog. Wearable Electronics Are in Vogue De [...] read more

Tabless Thursdays & Avoiding the Costs of Information Overload

How Tongue Fluttering Can Attract Baby Meerkats I’m pretty sure I came across The Atlantic’s June 19 video “Single-tasking Is the New Multi-tasking” when I was working on—well, let’s be honest: when I was not working on something e [...] read more

BOM Health, Biases and Behavioral Change Through Better Systems

The bill of materials (BOM)—the core intellectual property of product companies—starts out in good health. It’s created by engineering, checked against current component part supply, health and risks, vetted through the NPI process and (hopeful [...] read more

Quality Webinar: Arena’s New Quality Solution

In product development work here at Arena Solutions, we’ve engaged in deep conversations with companies as they built their successful quality cultures for over a decade. Companies tackling CAPA, CAR and SCAR or other remediation requirements have [...] read more

3 Manufacturing Trends to Watch: Part 2

Arena regularly publishes insights and analysis on important trends impacting manufacturing. Is there an emerging business technology development you deem important or want us to cover? Comment on our blog. 1. Is PLM the New ERP? Manufacturin [...] read more

For a High Tech 4th of July– Inspect Your Gadgets

As a company that works with many of the most bleeding-edge, high tech and innovative product companies in the world, we don’t leave our passion for technology at work. We geek out at home too. And this 4th of July is no exception. As we look forwa [...] read more

Software & Soccer: How Centralized Quality Management Ensures World Cup Success

A soccer coach’s ability to foster collaboration among players and learn from past matches’ mistakes are keys to producing a quality product (team) and success (winning). The problem is that too often the national soccer programs of cash-str [...] read more

4 Nightmares Keeping Quality Managers Up at Night

While all new OEMs dream of huge IPOs and industry changing inventions, those in the medical device industry play with even higher stakes. Patient's Health. With corporate goals to improve and save lives, every product quality issue becomes even more [...] read more

3 Manufacturing Trends You Need to Know

Each week Arena will examine important technology and business trends impacting product development. Here are three manufacturing trends to watch. Let us know what you think about these trends or if there is a trend you want us to write about by [...] read more

New Whitepaper: Avoiding the High Cost of Quality Failure

In today’s fiercely competitive marketplace, more companies, ranging from medical devices to electronics, understand the painful costs of quality failure. Product recalls, returns and brand damage are too debilitating to ignore. The abili [...] read more