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Eliminate Barriers to Innovation Part IV

Connecting Products and Projects Helps Streamline Regulatory ComplianceThis is the fourth and final part of our series on how to break down the barriers to product innovation. We have demonstrated how to connect disparate product teams with a single source of truth to simplify collaboration, streamline new development, and keep […]

Dec 4, 2018

Eliminate Barriers to Innovation Part III

Meeting Product Requirements and Streamlining Engineering Changes Throughout this series, we have been exploring how manufacturers can streamline new product development and new product introduction (NPDI) by connecting the entire new product team with a centralized product record for a single source of truth. During the first installment, we covered […]

Nov 26, 2018

Eliminate Barriers to Innovation – Part II

Bringing Teams and Products Together In the first part of this series, we discussed the three largest challenges companies face in developing and manufacturing products through new product development and introduction (NPDI) processes:    A complex environment of global regulationsGlobally distributed NPD and NPI teamsCross-functional IoT design in a world of […]

Nov 15, 2018

3 Key Challenges Facing Medical Device Quality Leaders

Medical Device Quality PressuresQuality leaders face a lot of pressure in their role in delivering safe, high-quality products to market. In the medical device industry, that weight is even greater as the quality of their products can have a direct and dramatic impact on a person’s health. Successfully navigating a […]

Nov 2, 2018

Why Today’s Medical Device Teams Need a Product-Centric Approach

IntroductionGetting quality and product teams on the same page remains a key challenge for medical device manufacturers. The development of innovative medical devices demands consistent communication across teams to comply with FDA regulations, and each stakeholder group across new product development and introduction (NPDI) plays a crucial role in bringing […]

Oct 30, 2018

Arena Welcomes Omnify

Arena Solutions is excited to announce the acquisition of Omnify Software. After more than a decade competing against each other, Arena and Omnify have joined forces to better serve product companies in high tech electronics, medical device, and other markets. Complex product companies today have a greater need to integrate […]

Oct 25, 2018

Eliminate Barriers to Innovation Part I

Complex Products and Regulatory Compliance ChallengesOver the last few years, consumer electronics companies have quickened the pace of innovation to provide customers with better products. Distributed teams and global supply chains are the norm. Everyone is racing to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to connect people, data, and devices […]

Oct 15, 2018

Parallel Prototyping to Optimize Process Designs

Have you ever been part of poorly run projects? Experienced analysis paralysis? Been frustrated by costly overruns or implementation delays? If so, consider how parallel prototyping can help you harness the power of all team members to create more optimal processes, while avoiding the pitfalls associated with large teams trying […]

Sep 27, 2018