Webcast on Meeting Inflexible Product Development Launch Windows

Please join us as Jim Brown presents his research on Product Portfolio Management (PPM) in this CGT webcast, How to Effectively Manage Your Product Portfolio to Consistently Hit Launch Windows. Please join the live event on August 16 or view the on-demand, recorded webcast at your convenience. Jim is joining Monica Alderson, Project Management Director

CGT Webcast on Improving Innovation and Value Creation despite Regulation in CPG

Jim Brown will present in this Consumer Goods Technology webcast sponsored by Dassault Systemes. Jim will share his perspectives on how companies can develop highly innovative products in shorter time through the use of best practices and PLM technology. CPG companies face extreme demands on innovation and market responsiveness, but they must also navigate a

Going Social with Product Development

Going Social with Product Development: Improving Product Development Performance with Social Computing explores how manufacturers are taking advantage of social computing and “Web 2.0” technologies to raise the bar on product development performance. Provides examples of how the concepts behind social networking are being applied in to help new product development (NPD) teams boost performance

Product and Program Management Goes Mobile

Issue in Focus: Product and Program Management Goes Mobile – Compressing Project Cycle Time and Time to Market with Mobile PLM describes how mobile workers can decide, approve, and contribute to their projects and programs in real-time using PLM in a mobile scenario. PLM applications provide significant value to product and program managers, including control

Innovation in an Innovation Event – Pipeline2011

What I learned this week … was that there is still innovation in innovation-focused events! Last year, I heard from two separate friends about a new event they participated in that they thought was fantastic. Instead of the usual physical conference, they attended a virtual event. This wasn’t the first virtual event I had heard

2011 – The Year Social Computing Explodes in NPD and PLM?

What I learned this week … came after reflecting on this video on social computing in PLM I ran across on PTC’s website. I spent a significant amount of my time and energy last year trying to understand the implications of the social networking explosion on product innovation, product development, and engineering. It was interesting