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While all people are created equal — the same can’t be said about all so-called ‘cloud’ product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions.Fake cloud PLM providers often have third parties host their on-premise solutions. This guarantees the worst of...

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Integrate Octopart — and change the manufacturing world — for only 19 cents on the dollar! Life is about to get a whole lot easier for engineers and parts purchasers.  Arena has made finding the right parts at the right...

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The trust it takes to fall in love with that someone special is the same leap of faith that happens when companies choose to outsource their manufacturing needs. While outsourcing reduces overhead and accelerates time to market, companies must still collaborate around design,...

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As the saying goes, we don’t always appreciate a relationship until it ends. This is just as true in life as it is in manufacturing—especially when it comes to manufacturer/supplier relationships. While it's important to focus on establishing solid supplier relationships in the first place, you should also be prepared in...

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Bijan is a senior consultant and co-founder of Symphony Consulting, a management consulting firm located in Sunnyvale, California that specializes in sourcing, procurement and supply chain management. This article originally appeared in the Symphony quarterly newsletter. It happens in subtle ways. An engineer orders a few samples...

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