The Product Data Management Professionals

Trusted advice, hands-on implementation. QR_ provides Product Data management consultancy services and automation to manufacturers, technologists and Tier 1 suppliers seeking to build lasting capability, accelerate and de-risk complex programmes, and improve engineering efficiency.

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Decarbonisation and other major disruptors of the global economy are driving an unprecedented level of new, advanced product development and introduction. However, 90% of such programmes run late and over budget through lack of early visibility for critical path items, delayed or misaligned through poor and incomplete product data. It’s typically not the product technology itself that’s the problem, it’s the ability to realise the product in an increasingly complex business environment.

QR_ is uniquely focused on this, connecting silos to create timely, accurate and human centric information flows. As a result, we are global leaders in PDM and supreme in our ability to tackle this mission-critical issue.

We are like consultants, but better. We’re analysts, project managers, technical wizards and communication experts, but most of all we’re thinkers and doers who solve complex problems, propose smart solutions and then back up our words with actions.

Navigating global challenges


Set your team up for success, ensure momentum is gained, maintained, and supported by scalable infrastructure and delivery-focused processes. Our Capability solution enables your team to work effectively and collaboratively as soon as possible.

Long development cycles make for short memories. Repeatably leverage hard-won successes across multiple programmes and avoid reinventing the wheel.

People-centric and relentlessly focused on programme delivery, QR_ recently drove a consortium wide, 200-fold crash build programme for a regulated medical device.

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80 percent of all new complex engineered projects are late or overbudget. Why should non-delivery be the norm? Our Accelerate solution inspires the creativity to go faster.

Short release times enable growth, which for many is survival. However, balancing quality control with business constraints, while leveraging data to inform real-time decision making and creating a true picture of programme health can be challenging.

Working alongside a military vehicle manufacturer, QR_ recently reduced average programme timing overruns from 50 to 15 percent.

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An engineering team is a billion-dollar asset. Release them to engineer and deliver the competitive advantage to thrive. Our Efficiency solution provides the insight to deliver differently.

Expensive talents burdened by admin work is an inefficient and demotivating use of resource. QR_ empowers engineering teams to deliver to the best of their capabilities, optimising business process and data entry to improve engineering performance.

Our recent optimisation activity at a global automotive OEM yielded 50 percent less quality check failures and a 70 percent reduction in time spent on admin tasks.

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50+ active clients

4M+ hours of PDM experience

Operating in 7 countries worldwide

350+ PLM and PDM experts

Facilitated 150+ complex product releases

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EV Market Growing Pains

As the Electric Vehicle (EV) market experiences unprecedented growth, it faces significant challenges that can hinder progress. This article by Mehrdad Safaieh delves into the complexities of rapid market expansion, emphasizing the critical role of effective release and change management in overcoming engineering delays, integrating multiple systems, and ensuring efficient data handling. Highlighting a dual approach of consulting and doing, it showcases how our team's hands-on involvement in managing complex processes and data has led to measurable success in EV startups. By tackling both theoretical and practical aspects, the article provides valuable insights and strategies to help EV companies navigate through the intricacies of growth, innovation, and market entry, offering a roadmap for startups to not only survive but thrive in the competitive EV landscape.

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PDM in Aerospace

From designing intricate aircraft to managing global supply chains to complex national and international regulations, aerospace engineers grapple with a myriad of complexities every day. However, amidst these challenges lies an invaluable tool: Product Data Management (PDM). The aerospace industry is no stranger to challenges, but with the right tools at their disposal, employees can soar to new heights. Product Data Management is more than just a solution; it's a lifeline for aerospace companies navigating the complexities of modern engineering. By harnessing the power of PDM, aerospace companies can chart a course to success, ensuring compliance, enhancing efficiency, and driving innovation in the skies above.

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Women shaping the future of Product Data Management

Product Data Management (PDM) is pivotal in modern industrial processes, ensuring efficient product development and management through organized data. Despite its crucial role, women remain underrepresented in PDM, highlighting the necessity of gender diversity for innovation. A diverse workforce brings together individuals with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. This diversity of thought fosters innovative problem-solving approaches and encourages creativity within the organization. When teams are composed of individuals with varied viewpoints, they are more likely to challenge assumptions, explore alternative solutions, and generate novel ideas. This diversity-driven creativity can lead to breakthrough innovations, competitive advantages, and adaptability in an ever-changing business landscape.

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