Topic: Product Design

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

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A small startup textile company and BAE Systems winning a contract to provide the US Department of Defense with a few million dollars worth of “smart” uniforms. A car company and a hi-tech device and app company (yes, Apple) possibly partnering around batteries. Social needs-focused and micro-loan visionary Grameen...

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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. From political campaigns to the shifting economy to adjustments in manufacturing strategy necessitated...

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The exchange of product data between original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their supply chain partners is one of the most important processes in manufacturing. The initial handoff of design data to suppliers for prototyping is often the first time a product design takes on real life, not to mention...

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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. As supply chain and procurement professionals, Symphony Consulting is regularly called upon to...

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When you’re developing new products, branching into two development paths is an important part of your process. You need to be able to work on both designs simultaneously, and you need a PLM system that makes it easy.  The Duplicate functionality in Arena BOMControl allows you to branch...

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