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Purpose-Built Platforms Perform Better

The last time we were looking for a new family car, my wife made it clear she wanted to avoid another “soccer mom” minivan. She needed a car that was big enough to haul kids, groceries, and gear around town, and decided it was time to get a cooler, hipper SUV. While researching different models, we found many similarities with various brands. There were cosmetic or nice-to-have capabilities like moonroofs ...

March 5, 2018

How a Cloud-Based Product Realization Platform Accelerates IoT Product Development

While pain points, regulatory hurdles, and adoption rates can vary widely across industries, one challenge that impacts every Internet of Things (IoT) company is the critical need to move fast. To ensure first mover advantage in a highly competitive industry, more and more IoT consumer electronics companies rely on a cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to innovate while accelerating time to market. This is particularly true when products have complex embedded electronics with a high rate of change.

Nov. 22, 2017

Do You Have Product Tools You Need to Capitalize on IoT in 2018?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a trillion-dollar product design trend defined by the interconnection of “computing devices” embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. It’s an exciting time for product companies and with the right design tools in place they can streamline processes, change directions, and meet demands for new opportunities in the booming Internet of Things market.

Nov. 15, 2017

Arena Training Quizzes Prove Your Teams Know What They’re Doing

Arena Training Management is a cloud-based solution embedded in our product realization platform that ensures regulatory and corporate compliance, increases effectiveness for training programs, and streamlines training processes. It helps you create and manage your employee and partner training plans, with a single secure system connected to your product and quality processes. 

Nov. 8, 2017

5 Reasons Why More Manufacturers Are Up in the Cloud

Why is cloud becoming so increasingly popular with manufacturers? The answer is simple. Manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to improve the efficiency of new product introductions (NPI). Getting to market faster, easier, smarter, and more affordably are keys to success, especially in a competitive market where opportunities appear, and disappear, at the drop of a hat.

Oct. 25, 2017