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    Manufacturing SDM Blog
    Why Tribal Knowledge is the Biggest Threat to Manufacturing
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    There is a paradigm shift taking place in manufacturing companies: the baby boomer generation that made up a majority of the workforce is retiring. And when they retire, critical information, often referred to as “Tribal Knowledge,” goes with them, resulting in gaps of information at the companies they leave behind.  In the United States alone,…

    Specright & ISTA Launch PackSight
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    Irvine, CA, February 17, 2020 — Specright, Inc., the software company that pioneered Specification Data Management, today launched PackSight, a new online testing platform for ISTA test procedures, in partnership with the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA). Testing is critical and ensures that packaging can withstand the stress of transit without damage to products, which…

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    5 Ways Specification Management Software Improves Supplier Collaboration
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    When you hear the term “Specification Data Management™ (SDM™) software,” what immediately comes to mind? You might simply think of product specifications. And that makes sense, since product and packaging specifications are foundational to an overall specification management solution. However, a comprehensive SDM system manages much more than just product specs. With the right SDM software,…

    Specright API & Developer Portal
    Specright Announces API & Developer Portal
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    Today, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of the Specright API and Developer Portal, which will further enable users to harness the power of specifications across their business. Now, companies looking to create digital supply chains can easily tie critical data from other systems – such as ERPs, PLMs, or IoT platforms – to specification…

    Brand Identity with Specright
    How Specification Management Software Protects Your Brand Identity
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    Building a strong brand identity is a process that requires research, time, money, and considerable effort. This makes sense, as brand identity dictates public perception and how current and potential customers feel about the values your company represents and the products and services it offers. In an increasingly global market, more companies are investing in…

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    Take Control of Your Packaging with Specification Management Software
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    As CPG companies are reviewing the previous year’s progress and planning for ways to improve in 2020, one area that often gets overlooked is the way they manage their packaging specifications. From dimensions to materials to suppliers and co-manufacturers, there are seemingly countless moving parts that go into creating each package for each product.  To…

    Product LifeCycle Vs. SDM
    What’s the Difference between Product Lifecycle Management and Specification Data Management™?
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    Specification Data Management (SDM™) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) share similarities, but the two terms are far from interchangeable. By definition, PLM software is a repository of data used in the design and manufacturing process of a product throughout its lifecycle — development, rollout, growth, stability, and decline. The idea behind using PLM software is…

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    Supply Chain Sustainability: What Every Business Should Know
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    Companies pushing toward sustainability often start by examining and improving their own internal processes. However, a recent report from CDP found that a company’s supply chain creates 5.5 times more greenhouse gas emissions than they do in-house. There are big opportunities for companies to become more sustainable by directing their focus to elements beyond their…

    2020 Best Places to Work Specright
    Specright Honored in Built In LA’s Prestigious Best Places Work for List in 2020
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    Irvine, CA January 13, 2020 — Specright today announced it is included in Built In LA’s list of Best Small Companies to Work for in Los Angeles in 2020. Specright was also named to the Best Perks & Benefits list. Companies are selected by Built in LA based on data submitted by companies and their…

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    Uncover Sustainability Opportunities with Specification Data Management™
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    Many companies don’t have a solid understanding of the relationship between their supply chain and sustainability, or an easy way to identify opportunities to improve both. However, a DNV GL-Business Assurance survey revealed that 86 percent of companies feel mounting pressure from stakeholders and consumers to investigate how they can make every stage in their…