John Papageorge Tech Guru

John is a PLM Innovation Senior Analyst at Arena Solutions. He is a results-driven consultant who has worked with some of the biggest names in technology, including Oracle, Cisco, Hewlett Packard, and IBM, to improve their marketing and lead generation strategies. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

 

Cloud PLM Changes ROI Mathematics

Historically speaking, identifying the total financial benefit from a product lifecycle management (PLM) solution is not as obvious as it is with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Nor is it as straight-forward.

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Procurement Managers Are Born to Be Wild

A “persona” is a behavior-based, user archetype you can use to make decisions about your product. They have names, beliefs, demographic attributes and behaviors that help create relevant marketing messages — think of these fictional character archetypes as “stand-ins” for real prospects and customers.

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Star Wars: Engineering Lessons from the Dark Side

In product development work here at Arena Solutions, we’ve worked with manufacturers small and large across many different industries; some domestically, some internationally and some in galaxies far, far away.

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Dread Risk? Embed Quality in PLM

When introducing a new medical device onto the market, a number of well defined risk analysis and evaluation phases should be undertaken. Risk management and the performance of risk assessment are key parts of the design, development and control process. They assist manufacturers to understand the product, ensuring that consideration has been given to user requirements, the patient and the operator.

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Internet of Things Creates Excitement and Possibilities

The International Consumer Electronics Show is the King Kong of trade shows. Held in Las Vegas, this consumer electronics gathering attracts more than 150,000 visitors. It occupies 35 football fields of exhibition space where more than 3,500 companies come to proudly showcase their goods.

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