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    Webcast - The Risks of Separating UI/UX From Your Development Cycle
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Mark A Hart, NPDP | Released: August 22, 2017, 7:27 am

    During this webcast, Ameen Mirdamadi of Logi Analytics will share insights on integrating the UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) process into software development lifecycles.

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    Book Review: Sense and Respond
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Elizabeth Conner | Released: July 18, 2017, 8:07 am

    Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden want us to carry on a two-way conversation with our customers. In their new book, “Sense and Respond,” Gothelf and Seiden make the case for deeper customer relationships based on advances in technology and a need to react quickly in multiple markets.

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    Book Review: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP | Released: June 12, 2017, 11:12 am

    Take a look at your calendar and consult your colleagues. Everyone is busy. Your time is booked, it seems, from the moment you step foot into the office until your head hits the pillow at night. You respond to an endless stream of emails and text messages, even after hours and on weekends. But, you

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    5 Advanced Degrees That Help Product Design Careers
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Tiffany Rowe | Released: May 25, 2017, 8:10 am

    While some startups are more than eager to hire anyone with smarts and enthusiasm, established companies and engineering firms are not likely to settle for anyone with less than a bachelor degree from a top school. Product design is fulfilling and lucrative, which makes it a competitive field; to ac

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    Spot-Frame-Learn: From Emerging Technologies to New Business Models
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Irene Spitsberg | Released: May 23, 2017, 8:37 am

    Last week, I was co-presenting with Owens Corning’s innovation team at the IRI 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston. We shared a success story about building organization's competency of integrating technology and business model innovation to drive business investment in new growth platforms and fast track

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    Apple vs. Iomega: Why Innovation Approach Matters - Part 2
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Noel Sobelman | Released: May 19, 2017, 11:40 am

    This is the second of a 2-part series that uses a company case study as a backdrop to explore the differences between core business and new transformative business innovation approaches.

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    Apple vs. Iomega: Why Innovation Approach Matters
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Noel Sobelman | Released: May 10, 2017, 9:43 am

    This is the first of a 2-part series that uses a company case study as a backdrop to explore the differences between core business and new transformative business innovation approaches.

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    Top Tips for Keeping Your Product Ideas Safe From Thieves
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Tiffany Rowe | Released: May 4, 2017, 1:10 pm

    In this digital age when companies end up with huge amounts of information about consumers, there is a necessarily large focus on privacy and security. Tech giants such as Google, Apple, and Microsoft are looked at very closely and regularly post updates on the ways in which they keep customer data

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    Book Review: Managing Virtual Teams
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP | Released: April 18, 2017, 7:32 am

    Nearly all of us work in virtual teams. We understand that virtual teams (VT) may struggle with communication and collaboration since we don’t see our colleagues face-to-face (F2F). Yet, VTs offer many advantages for new product development (NPD) because they allow us access to diverse perspectives

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    How to Effectively Manage Your Team
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Reese Jones | Released: March 16, 2017, 1:46 pm

    No matter the size of your product development team, managing it can be a challenge. As outlined by Medium, the product development team is often divided into five roles:

    Strategy.
    Engineering.
    Marketing.
    Analytics.
    Operations.

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    Webcast: Building Insanely Great Products
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Mark A Hart, NPDP | Released: March 14, 2017, 9:07 am

    During this webcast, David Fradin will explore six keys to product success including a modern product lifecycle framework, how to do market research that works including understanding what your customers "do" to develop successful products, decision making, the importance of values and vision, and h

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    Book Review: Competing Against Luck
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP | Released: March 13, 2017, 2:22 pm

    Like many new product development professionals (NPDP), I am a big fan of Clayton Christensen’s work. His latest book, Competing Against Luck, with co-authors Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon and David S. Duncan, does not disappoint. Filled with classic stories of innovation success, the text instructs how

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    Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Product Innovation Management
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Gloria Barczak | Released: March 3, 2017, 11:31 am

    CALL FOR PAPERS 

    Special Issue of Journal of Product Innovation Management: "Value Capture in Open Innovation Systems: Value at the Surface"

     Motivation for the Special Issue

    Open innovation has received increased attention from scholars and practitioners alike over the last decade. The core tene

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    Webcast: "So, Who is the Customer"
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Mark A Hart, NPDP | Released: February 27, 2017, 9:57 am

    During this webcast, Gerry Katz will explore the complexity of managing the needs of many relevant 'customers' in business-to-business (B2B) product development.

    At the beginning of any new product development initiative, one of the most critical questions that needs to be answered is, “Who’s the c

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    Join Executives from Monsanto, Google, Cisco, GE and Facebook at the 2017 Economist Events’ Innovation Summit
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Elizabeth Conner | Released: February 22, 2017, 10:39 am

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Economist Events’ annual Innovation Summit will return to the Windy City for the third consecutive year. This year’s event titled, “We are All Digital Now,” takes place February 28, at The Westin Chicago River North. Fortune 500 CEOs, senior industry executives, policy

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    Agile Development and Lean Startup Methodology: How Do They Fit Your Innovation Agenda?
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Irene Spitsberg | Released: February 22, 2017, 7:58 am

    Having worked with a number of companies over the last two years implementing “lean startup” processes, I’ve noticed that there is still quite a bit of confusion surrounding certain Lean Startup concepts and Agile Development. More specifically, can they be integrated with the Stage-Gate process man

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    Book Review: Smarter, Faster, Better
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP | Released: February 13, 2017, 2:55 pm

    Who among us does not wish to improve his or her productivity? Charles Duhigg’s well-researched, new book, Smarter, Faster, Better, offers several tips we can apply to our own lives, as well as to our work teams, to improve productivity and efficiency.

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    Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Product Innovation Management
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Gloria Barczak | Released: February 9, 2017, 1:43 pm

    CALL FOR PAPERS 

    Special Issue of Journal of Product Innovation Management: 

    “Social Innovation in an Interconnected World"

    Guest Editors

    Dr. Ruby P. Lee, Florida State University, USA; Hanken School of Economics, Finland

    Dr. Jelena Spanjol, University of Illinois-Chicago, USA

    Dr. Sunny Li Sun

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    Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Opens 2017 Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award (OCI) Nominations
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Ande Leslie | Released: January 23, 2017, 3:40 pm

    The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), the premier global advocate for product development and management professionals for forty years, is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award.

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

    Verne Harnish’s recent boo

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    PDMA Director Sharon Parsons named a Bronze winner for 2016 Stevie Awards for Women in Business
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Jaclyn Moriarty | Released: November 30, 2016, 1:09 pm

    PDMA Director Sharon Parsons won a Bronze Stevie Award for Women in Business in the Employee of the Year – Business – All Other Industries category. Parsons attended the 2016 Stevie Awards dinner in New York City on Nov. 18 where she accepted the prestigious award.

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    2016 PDMA Annual Conference: A Recap
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Ande Leslie | Released: November 15, 2016, 8:27 am

    The 2016 PDMA Annual Conference hosted another successful gathering of hundreds of product developers and product managers from Fortune 500 companies, as well as academics from universities around the world in Atlanta on Oct. 15-19.

    The event featured keynote sessions from several local Atlanta org

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    Book Review: Breaking Failure
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Alexander Edsel | Released: November 14, 2016, 4:18 pm

    Breaking Failure by Alexander Edsel examines business failure and underperformance that occurs in many businesses and industries today. The director of the Master of Science in Marketing program for the Naveen Jindal School of Business at The University of Texas at Dallas, Edsel has more than 20 yea

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    Book Review: Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Joshua Louis Cohen, Esq. | Released: October 18, 2016, 11:47 am

    Is your organization both willing and able to innovate? If not, or if you’re still getting there, “Collective Genius” will help catalyze your efforts. From the start, “Collective Genius” warns us that the ability to innovate quickly and effectively, again and again, is perhaps the only enduring comp

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    5 Steps to a Better Culture of Collaboration — and Better Products
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Tiffany Rowe | Released: September 26, 2016, 10:53 am

    One of the most contentious relationships in any company is that of the product manager and the product or user experience designer. Without a clear division of where one role ends and the other begins, there can be conflict. It doesn’t help that others in (and outside) of the organization may not f

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    Xerox Named 2016 Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Winner by Product Development and Management Association (PDMA)
    Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Hannah Peltier | Released: September 20, 2016, 10:03 am

    Xerox Named 2016 Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Winner by PDMA

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