Arena Blog

Topic: Product Development

Twitch Plays BOMControl

With rumors flying around about Google’s potential $1 billion purchase of Twitch, it got me thinking about how Twitch Plays Pokémon —a social/gaming experiment—...

May 22, 2014

Surprising Partnerships and Product Direction

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...

March 22, 2014

True Integration for Seamless Collaboration

The Spring ‘13 release of Arena BOMControl is just around the corner, and we’ve got another exciting new feature preview today: the Integrated PDXViewer. As a core part of the Arena Cloud, the Integrated PDXViewer offers a seamless process for transmitting manufacturing and quote build packages to your suppliers...

April 9, 2013

Hardware NPI: The Network Effect

One of the keys to our success at Arena is being at the center of the legendary ecosystem of Silicon Valley. This affords us — and many of our customers — the chance to literally rub shoulders with innovators and inventors at all stages of product development, design and...

April 3, 2013