Scott Heide of Engineering Intent Discusses Inadequacies of CPQ on Manufacturing Talk Radio Podcast

Scott Heide of Engineering Intent Discusses Inadequacies of CPQ on Manufacturing Talk Radio Podcast

Scott Heide, Founder and CEO of Engineering Intent was a recent guest on Manufacturing Talk Radio podcast hosted by Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. Listen here for the full interview.

Heide explained how a rules-based design/engineering system enables companies to incorporate manufacturing capabilities directly into the design decisions for an engineer-to-order product. He also explored why are CPQ (configure-price-quote) systems are inadequate and how kBridge 3D Visual solution enables fully automated and graphically interactive automation solutions, making it easy for non-experts to configure complex products quickly, easily, and anywhere.

Heide brings more than 30 years of experience in knowledge-based engineering software, He has long been a key source for industry understanding of and application strategies for engineering and sales automation. Heide was recently named to the Forbes Business Council.

Manufacturing Talk Radio has been airing as a podcast since November of 2013, with interviews of industry executives, business thought leaders, respected economists, non-profit directors, elected officials, academic influencers, congressional representatives, and boots-on-the-ground manufacturing innovators to present a complete picture of the industry and the economy. It is one of several podcasts from Jacket Media Co that address the manufacturing industry in more depth and breadth than any mainstream media outlet.

About Engineering Intent and its ETO Automation Solution, kBridge:

Engineering Intent is the world’s leading provider of enterprise engineering automation tools that help engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers with complex product configuration solutions.  The company’s motto is “Automate the To Order in Engineer To Order.” Founded by Scott Heide, the company’s flagship solution is Knowledge Bridge (kBridge) cloud-based software as a service. kBridge uniquely captures engineering, configuration, geometry, user interface, and business rules. It is designed to enable visual configuration, handle EPQ (engineer-price-quote) needs, and deliver engineering automation. Organizations using kBridge consistently experience increased win rates, increased product and sales scalability, faster time to quote, improved quality, and lower costs compared to companies which rely on manual methods. Heide shared, “The technology is proving to be increasingly attractive to a broad range of ETO manufacturers from massive multinationals to small and mid-size enterprises.”

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