Category Archives: Industry Insights

Trophic Level Energy Transfers, or Why Specialize?

“To specialize or not to specialize, that is the question.” The question of specializing vs. generalizing has arisen in so many aspects: biology, health, higher education, and of course, software.  When one has to decide between the two ends of the spectrum, the benefits and risks must be weighed. As environments have changed over time, animals have had to make

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10 Signs You Need PLM: A Guide for Manufacturing Executives

So you’re an executive at a manufacturing company. You make things that are useful to your customers and you return profits to ever-demanding shareholders. You have probably heard of PLM before; perhaps your staff have mentioned the acronym. But how badly do you need it? Here are 10 indicators that you definitely need PLM: Your engineering organization is often late meeting customer deadlines. This

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