A Terrifying Ghost Tale of PLM Past

Over the millennia, Halloween has evolved from a somber pagan ritual to a day of costumes, parades and treats for children. The merriment also includes ghost stories—mostly revolving around haunted OEMs—that are spooky enough to send shivers up t [...] read more

Forget Collaboration – I Work Alone!

Teaching at Stanford, I spend a lot of time touting the wonders of various ideation practices, and brainstorming tools.  I talk a lot about how sharing ideas with a wide variety of people can increase the breadth of ideas and lead to greater innovat [...] read more

Enterprise Collaboration Without Email, Spreadsheets or IT

Companies have been collaborating for a long time, but have been doing it the hard way. Tools such as email with attached documents have made working together slow, difficult and ineffective. Topics get fragmented across many places with design fi [...] read more

Star Wars Saga: Find and Manage Components Easily, You Will

Yoda was one of the most renowned and powerful Jedi Masters in galactic history. He was known for his legendary wisdom, mastery of the Force and intrepid skills in lightsaber combat. Yoda served as a member of the Jedi High Council in the last centur [...] read more

Make Hard Business Decisions Easy With DataExtract

Heightened insight into business processes enables companies to take proactive improvement actions. In a world of ever growing big data, getting the correct data, accurately and consistently, is the first step in asking the right questions for contin [...] read more

Next Generation Collaboration: Socialize, Share, Solve and Collaborate for Optimal Results

Social tools, such as Facebook and Twitter, now trump email as the primary means of sharing in the consumer world. Similarly, manufacturing enterprises are now looking to harness the power of collaboration solutions to improve business results. Th [...] read more

Maximize Enterprise Social Collaboration In Today’s Manufacturing Workplace

Why it’s time to get scribing Enterprise social collaboration is more than just a tool—it’s a solution that transforms business processes and releases the limitless impact of human capital by bringing familiar, consumer-like social media fo [...] read more