Entries with Keyword arena-blog

How Apical Instruments Streamlined and Improv ...

In an industry as highly regulated as medical devices, having all information about the design and production process of each product in one place is more than a nice-to-have. Using a single system to manage the product, quality, and design controls is key to delivering a safe and effective product on time. […]

3 Keys to Product Development and Supply Chai ...

If you’ve ever wished for better methods of managing your product’s lifecycle other than manual processes and silos of data, you’re not alone. My clients frequently express this concern to me. That’s why I’m glad I found Cloud PLM (product lifecycle management) years ago and have been able to help […]

ITAR and EAR Compliance and Modern Product De ...

In Part I of this series, we concluded that a secure government-grade Cloud PLM provides a better shared responsibility model as well as an enabling platform for doing the work of product development. In Part II, we reviewed the intricacies of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) as they […]

ITAR and EAR Compliance and Modern Product De ...

In Part I of this series, we outlined the difficulties you, as a high tech electronics manufacturer, can face when participating in the defense market. Your products may be subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR), dictating tight control over all regulated technical data. […]

How IoT is transforming product processes

The complex, connected devices at the heart of the Internet of Things create the need for greater control and interoperability between highly dispersed teams and supply chains. So, where do you start?Well, a clear set of requirements are critical in the beginning and throughout the new product introduction (NPI) process […]

ITAR and EAR Compliance and Modern Product De ...

As a high tech electronics manufacturer, you have your hands full developing and producing today’s complex products—a mix of sophisticated electrical, mechanical, and software elements. If you participate in the defense market, you may also be subject to strict federal regulations governing at least some of your product data and […]

Robotics and Spreadsheets: A Dangerous Combin ...

As it turns out, replacing humans is no simple task—just ask anyone in the robotics field. Robots designed to do relatively simple tasks like taking inventory in a supermarket are incredibly complex, involving thousands or tens of thousands of electrical and mechanical parts, as well as software components. In addition […]

Why Quality Teams Should Get Connected with P ...

IntroductionQuality teams often think of their role as different and separate from product development. However, in today’s increasingly complex medical device market, a product-centric approach to quality management is fundamental to delivering high-quality devices.Next-level proactive quality management processes requires a closer connection between product development and quality teams to address […]