Have you ever finished generating the manufacturing release package for the latest product design and then it occurred to you that something may be wrong?
Techconsult, a German-based analyst firm has just found that almost half of the engineering time of any manufacturing company is spent feeding systems and re-entering data. So it’s no surprise that economists are scratching their heads trying to explain why productivity is declining, despite constantly increasing investments in IT systems.
A lot has been said about the Internet of Things and how, when it is secured, we will all make massive business gains. In my role as an IoT strategist, I spend most of my waking hours caring about what the IoT can enable but also caring about how this delivery of benefits can be secured. But why do I care?
eCl@ss, CMAP Classification and Product Description to Lighten the Load of Managing Libraries in E3.series
Managing libraries is an industry wide requirement – it’s got to be done, and done right, or the design migraine kicks in. This is why, today I’m pointing the spotlight on this fundamental part of the design flow. Making library management easier and quicker, is why we created the Zuken Component Manufacturer Alliance Program, so that E3.series users can benefit from ready-made libraries. We’ve combined this with the eCl@ss Advanced reader to allow an even greater amount of suppliers to add their components with no effort, important for paving the way for future growth of the library components.