March 28, 2013
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What tools have you used for "Requirement Collection" during your Product Development?

What tools and methodology do you use in your company to prioritize new product development when the hopper is overflowing?


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Join PDMA at PIPELINE 2013: The Online Conference for Innovation Product Development
Registration Now Open

What game-changing ideas will you learn from world-renowned speakers on innovation-all right from your desk?

Register now to reserve your spot for PIPELINE 2013, the proven online conference for innovative product development, taking place on Thursday, May 16th.

For the fourth year, PDMA wil sponsor PIPELINE-the free online conference featuring expert practitioners sharing their industry knowledge and thought leadership related to innovation, product development and product portfolio management including:

  • Case studies
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  • Research reports
  • Recommendations you can implement right away

Here's a sneak peak at a couple of the speakers:

  • Dr. Robert G. Cooper, president, Product Development Institute and Professor Emeritus, McMaster University-on maximizing profits from your new product portfolio
  • Pascal Finette, director, Office of the Chair at Mozilla-on making open innovation work for you and your organization

Register Now to attend this conference and discover ways you can implement innovation that works.

VCU Innovation Summit 2013
Virginia Commonwealth University da Vinci Center
May 3-4, 2013

VCU Innovation Summit 2013 will hold a series of prestigious panel discussions, featuring the following panelists: the Honorable Jim Cheng, Virginia Secretary of Commerce; Alejandro Cedeno, president, Meadwestvaco Global Innovation; Jack Nelson, CTO, Altria Client Services; Gerard Tellis, Neely Chair of American Enterprise and professor of Marketing, University of Southern California; and Tony Mallory, CEO, Health Diagnostic Laboratories. See the full schedule or click here for more information. You may also contact Dr. Ken Kahn, da Vinci Center director.

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Call for Papers: 2013 Annual PDMA Research Forum

Submission deadline: May 1, 2013
Research Forum Dates: October 26-27, 2013
Research Forum Venue: Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ

PDMA’s Annual Research Forum is the premier conference for discourse on new product development (NPD) and innovation research. It is an important forum for intellectual exchange and state-of-the-art research on all aspects of NPD-innovation.

2013 Annual Research Forum’s co-chairs, Barry L. Bayus of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Minu Kumar of San Francisco State University, invite manuscripts, extended abstracts, working papers/results for poster sessions, or special session proposals that explore new theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, or strategies for success in NPDinnovation management.

Learn more about the PDMA Research Forum and submission guidelines.

Upcoming Webcast

Coming in May, A Look Under the Hood of Outstanding Corporate Innovators. In this webcast, executives from several companies that have recently won the OCI award will share their insights about innovation. Stay tuned for more information!