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    Book Review: Navigating Strategic Decisions: The Power of Sound Analysis and Forecasting
    Blog: PDMA Blog | By: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP | Released: June 16, 2015, 10:05 am

    Navigating Strategic Decisions:  The Power of Sound Analysis and Forecasting by John E. Triantis.  CRC Press, 2013.  405 + xxix pages.  US$104.95 (hard cover).

    Working in new product development (NPD), we are faced with decisions and trade-offs on a daily basis.  Moreover, we are challenged to ensu

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    Can Large Companies Really Innovate Like Startups?
    Blog: PDMA Blog | By: Irene Spitsberg | Released: June 2, 2015, 2:05 pm

    Can Large Companies Really Innovate Like Startups?

    Large companies are not start-ups and never will be. They are designed and operate differently. To innovate effectively, large companies can’t just replicate start-up principles. Rather, they must adapt them in ways that are smart and tailored to t

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    Book Review: Soft Skills Revolution
    Blog: PDMA Blog | By: PDMA Headquarters | Released: May 19, 2015, 11:54 am

    This book provides a clear definition of what “soft skills” are, a detailed description of their relevance, and an understanding of how to develop them in individuals and teams. Although the title states that the primary audience for the book is trainers and teams, the content is equally essential t

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    Book Review: Open Innovation Research, Management and Practice
    Blog: PDMA Blog | By: Paulo S. Figueiredo | Released: March 18, 2015, 7:37 am

    The concept of open innovation (i.e. innovating with partners by sharing risk and sharing reward) has become increasingly popular in the literature on technology and innovation. For example, Tom Malone was one of the first authors to explore this concept (2004).

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    Webcast: Meeting a Company’s Competitive Needs, Today and Into the Future
    Blog: PDMA Blog | By: Mark A Hart, NPDP | Released: March 13, 2015, 2:01 pm

    During this webcast, Jay Walker will explore how to use the US patent system as an effective instrument for knowledge sharing and technology transfer.

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