Arena Shepherds Products Into the Realm of the ‘Internet of Things’

The “Internet of Things” (IoT) phenomenon offers endless possibilities that have companies across industries rushing to get their “next big thing” to market fast enough to take advantage of this burgeoning market. Because disruptive change [...] read more

What’s the Real Total Cost of Ownership of On-Premise PLM Software?

I wanted to step outside of character today and shine the light on some other PLM smarty-pants to see where they weigh in on the topics of PLM return on investment, total cost of ownership and opportunity costs. Two guys who know PLM well — Oleg [...] read more

Cloud PLM Changes ROI Mathematics

Historically speaking, identifying the total financial benefit from a product lifecycle management (PLM) solution is not as obvious as it is with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Nor is it as straight-forward. But that may all soon be [...] read more

Broken World Thinking: How infrastructure and invisible work can impact innovation

In a recent episode of ‘Last Week Tonight’, John Oliver describes physical infrastructure as “anything that can be destroyed in an action movie.” He continues to explore and critique the crumbling infrastructure of the United States by humoro [...] read more

A Marriage Made in Engineering Heaven

This post concludes our three-part conversation with Manny Marcano, president and CEO of EMA. Throughout the series, readers have been transported across an operatic range of emotion with design stories that highlighted the benefits of the EMA and Ar [...] read more

Arena and EMA: The Dynamic Duo Turns Engineers Into Champions

Arena PLM provides product companies with a solution that gives all stakeholders, from internal engineers to key suppliers, direct embedded access to the product record, ensuring that everyone has a single version of the truth. Because it is delivere [...] read more

Everything You Know About Medical Device Design Is Wrong

Developing a medical device has always been a complex process. Many executives in the medical device industry — from the founders of startups to the heads of billion dollar public companies — have long felt overly burdened by what they conside [...] read more

Swan Valley Medical’s COO Shares CAPA and Quality Management Insights

Swan Valley Medical (SVM) is a privately held medical device company founded in 2006 by a retired urologist and engineer/entrepreneur. SVM now has design and manufacturing operations in Denver with suppliers all over the country, including one overse [...] read more

Arena and EMA Integration: An Engineer’s Dream Come True

Arena formed a strategic alliance that combines our PLM solution with EMA’s data management solution for Cadence® OrCAD® that will benefit users of both systems, especially engineers. Engineers are sure to find this integration more compelling [...] read more

How Swan Valley Medical Overcame Compliance Pain

Swan Valley Medical (SVM) is a privately held medical device company founded in 2006 by a retired urologist and engineer/entrepreneur. The focus of the company is on development and commercialization of sophisticated urological surgical instruments [...] read more