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  • To gain and maintain market leadership, great manufacturing companies need to maximize every competitive advantage. For many, improving the accuracy and timeliness of technical illustrations presents a real opportunity to accelerate productivity - and enhance revenue. Learn how Schneider Electric, the $26B (US) industrial automation giant, met their customers' evolving needs for digital content with PTC's Creo Illustrate, to create a digital, "living" version of their 22,000-part catalog. Schneider's …

  • Are you weighing the benefits of cloud storage versus on-premises storage? If so, the right answer might be to use both — a mix of on-premises and public cloud services with data mobility between the two platforms. Hybrid has piqued interest as more organizations look to the public cloud to augment their on-premises data management. Analyst firm IDC predicts that by 2018, 85% of enterprises will operate in a multi-cloud environment. Check out this easy-to-absorb infographic to explore five reasons to …

  • Despite increased competitive pressures, the industrial distributor business model has endured. To stay relevant going forward, distributors need to provide a digital customer experience that cuts across mobile and social lines, not only to defend themselves from new threats, but to win share and stay ahead of customer needs. This research report examines the factors influencing the behaviors and preferences of a diverse set of 1,500 U.S. industrial buyers, and draws insights from the data that can help …