Arena Blog

I’ll See You Online. The Shift to Virtual Work.

As of this writing, more than 16,230 deaths worldwide have been attributed to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). [1] Because social distancing1 is the most effective way to slow the transmission of COVID-19, U.S. companies began to send their employees home to work in mid-February. Today, with “shelter in place” orders […]

Mar 26, 2020

How Cloud PLM Ensures Continuous Improvement in Product Development

Navitas Systems is a cleantech innovator engaged in designing, developing, and manufacturing advanced lithium cells and energy storage products and systems for commercial and U.S. government customers.  Navitas is unique in that they have the capabilities to do their own research and development of new battery chemistries. They have strategic […]

Mar 3, 2020

Inside Arena: Meet Your Customer Success Coach

After PLM or QMS “go-live”, who helps you maximize your investment? How do you continue during transition times when your Arena administrator leaves? What if your organization changes due to a merger? We sat down with some of our Arena Customer Success Coaches to learn more. Your Success Is Our […]

Feb 19, 2020

Intelligent BOM Management Drives Manufacturing Success

Most manufacturing companies must rely on many supply chain partners to design and deliver products to their customers under budget and ahead of schedule. Dispersed teams must be able to easily access the latest product information anytime and anywhere. Keeping everyone on the same page is critical to reduce confusion […]

Jan 29, 2020

Inside Arena: Four Design Principles for a Better User Experience

Contrast. Balance. Emphasis. Repetition. These are the four design principles of our user interface (UI) refresh and user experience (UX). Are you curious about why Arena Solutions chose these four principles and how each is implemented in our latest release? We were.  Jannelle Jansen, Arena UI Designer, and Antony John, […]

Jan 13, 2020

Are You Prepared for an Increase in Medical Device Audits?

The medical device industry is redefining healthcare. Consider the incredible medical device innovations now and on the horizon: from surgical robotic systems and the integration of augmented, virtual, and mixed reality, to Bluetooth-enabled devices and the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. As a result, according to to KPMG data, […]

Jan 7, 2020

Why Design Controls Are Good Business Sense for Any Product Company

Insights from Christopher Hill, Director of Regulatory and Quality Affairs, Organ Recovery Systems This blog is the final of our three-part series on design controls. The first explained why “Good Design Controls Are Critical to Avoid FDA Issues” and the second entailed Vis Ayer’s account of “How Nevro Achieved Design […]

Dec 10, 2019

How Nevro Achieves Design Controls Success

Highlights from our discussion with Vis Ayer, Senior Director of Quality at Nevro In our last blog, we explored why Good Design Controls Are Critical to Avoid FDA Issues. In this second part of our series, Vis Ayer of Nevro shares his experiences on the importance of good design controls. […]

Nov 19, 2019