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Find and Reuse Corporate Knowledge
Every day, engineers and other technical professionals rely on a wide range of knowledge to improve operational performance, reduce risk, and drive innovation.
Companies have spent millions on information management systems to capture information needed by engineers, scientists and researchers. Yet technical professionals are still drowning in a sea of internal and external content, little of it organized in a way that helps them drive productivity or innovation. Worse, some of the best information in those systems is never found by the engineers that need it most.
IHS helps organizations accelerate productivity, improve problem solving and innovate ahead of competition by giving engineers and other technical professionals access to relevant knowledge – inside and outside the organization – and advanced research and problem-solving tools.
See tabs at left to learn more about IHS Engineering Solutions for Standards Management, Engineering & Technical Reference, Analytical & Problem-solving Tools, and accessing Internal Knowledge.
Effectively manage internal and industry standards across the enterprise
Today’s complex engineering environments demand a new level of engineering excellence that hinges on having ready access to trusted engineering knowledge, standards and specifications. Industry studies suggest that more than 40% of an engineer’s time is spent just gathering information, instead of applying that knowledge to value-added activities.
IHS standards management solutions uniquely help companies:
Providing single-source access to trusted, authoritative technical reference
When engineers have access to trusted, authoritative reference content from leading publishers, they make decisions faster and with the confidence that they are using industry best practices. IHS offers engineers, researchers, scientists and related professionals single-point access to the essential technical content needed at each stage of the project lifecycle. With IHS Knowledge Collections, engineers get precise answers from more than 100 million documents drawn from validated content sources — across industries and fields of science. Using IHS Knowledge Collections helps you:
Unlock your organization’s technical knowledge
Across industries, companies waste up to 30% or more of their engineering and R&D resources duplicating work or repeating past mistakes.
To improve engineering productivity and efficacy, engineers need tools and knowledge that help enable them to build upon past projects while also solving problems faster and better.
Leading companies use IHS Engineering Workbench to:
The Intranet solution for managing your IHS content
Residing behind your firewall, IHS IntraSource delivers millions of technical standards documents and your internal documents—all in a safe and secure environment. With user-defined search and interface tools to accommodate internal control, IHS IntraSource assures standards management, enables a multi-lingual user base and provides insightful usage reporting. IntraSource allows you to:
Achieve success through single-source standards management
IHS Internal Standards Management provides robust options for storing, controlling, revising and tracking your internal and IHS documentation. Built with the specifications and requirements you provide, the Internal Standards Management solution supports fully integrated internal and external standards and documents for better interconnectivity, more relevant results, and better collaboration among you and your third-party suppliers.
Internal Standards Management can supply you with:
The research and development team that drives technology innovation accelerated research by up to 30 percent by enabling about 100 researchers to shift from using numerous systems to relying on one primary tool. The team was also able to mitigate the risk of lost intellectual property and potential revenues when collaborating with partners.
Sweden’s largest provider of high-tech AD&S solutions supports its successful export strategy by offering all 14,000 employees worldwide access to best-in-class market intelligence – a tenfold increase in the user community -- and consolidating disparate subscriptions to increase efficiency and usage.Learn more about our client’s successes
A Fortune 500 aerospace company that is addressing industry-wide engineering and knowledge retention challenges -- by using a new system to harness internal and external technical information and derive new ideas across numerous projects -- reports a 10-fold return on investment within the first year.Learn more about our client’s successes
One of the world’s leading manufacturers of state-of-the-art solutions for armed forces and civil security sectors enabled its strategy for entering APAC markets with granular data built from the bottom up -- e.g., discovering 200+ potential sales opportunities for defense electronics in the region.Learn more about our client’s successes