A Message From Allan Anderson, NPDP, 2017 Chair of PDMA
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Elizabeth Conner | Released: January 19, 2017, 9:16 am
May I introduce 2017's first issue of Connections by saying how delighted I am to accept the position of PDMA Chair. I have long held PDMA in high regard and it is a real honor to now be leading the association.
My personal involvement with PDMA started in 2007 as a member of the establishment tea
Book Review: Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP | Released: January 17, 2017, 7:40 am
Whitney Johnson, a colleague of Clayton Christensen and a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, presents an introspective look at disruption in Disrupt Yourself. This small book examines how we can apply innovation theory, like disruption and S-curves, to changing our personal and profess
Product Development and Management Association Announces 2017 Board of Directors
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Ande Leslie | Released: January 9, 2017, 3:30 pm
CHICAGO, IL – The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) is pleased to announce the 2017 Board of Directors.
Allan Anderson, NPDP, Professor of Product Development and Director of Marketing for the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology at Massey University, will serve as Chai
How the IoT Is Changing the Product Development Process
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Tiffany Rowe | Released: January 8, 2017, 10:10 am
If there is one trend that is influencing nearly every aspect of our lives, it’s the Internet of Things. Almost everything that we use every day, at home and at work, and even in our vehicles, is connected to the internet in some way, with the intent of helping us get more from our devices and make
Book Review: Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It… and Why the Rest Don’t
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP | Released: December 12, 2016, 1:07 pm
Product managers and product development practitioners are challenged to satisfy customer needs. Yet without attention to the needs of internal customers and careful regulation of business processes, new products can fail to generate revenue or to meet growth objectives.
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