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The Product Portfolio Mavens Interview: Part II

Product Development Challenges, Solutions and the Social Media Peeps You Need to Follow As a follow up to the Wire article, The Portfolio Management Mavens Participate in PIPELINE 2013 and the PIPELINE 2013 Mini Conference on June 19th, Pamela Soin interviews Carrie Nauyalis about the challenges facing product executives and discuss the synergy between Kalypso’s...

The Product Portfolio Mavens Participate in an Online Chat at the PIPELINE Conference

The Product Portfolio Mavens Pamela Soin, senior manager at Kalypso, and Carrie Nauyalis, new product development solution evangelist at Planview, have returned, but this time at the conference for innovative product development, PIPELINE 2013 Virtual Mini Conference. On June 19, 2013, these two product development pros will be available to chat about the latest trends,...

A Game-Changing Approach to Providing the Right Medical Devices to Developing Countries

Is This a Click Moment? Last month I attended the Medical Devices 10X Conference in Minneapolis. There I met Terry Mandel, founder of BioMedLink – a woman who believes in serendipity or, as PIPELINE Keynote Frans Johansson would say, “click moments.” These moments – when the right ideas, people, and circumstances come together to seed...

Innovation and Portfolio Management: Wise Tips from the Wire

As event manager for the PIPELINE 2013 conference, I have had the pleasure of getting to know Dr. Kevin McFarthing. The word that comes to mind when I think of him is “enthusiastic” and I truly appreciate that he has been a wonderful supporter of PIPELINE and the innovation education it offers attendees. When you...

Optimizing Resources in Product Development

10 Historically Proven Military Strategies that You Can Apply in Your Organization for Optimizing Resources in Product Development “From Sun Tzu’s 13 principles to Napoleon’s 115 maxims, to the countless other [military] strategies, there are hidden gems of resource management advice that are as relevant today as they were back then.” After reading this statement in...

Whose Job is Innovation?

Howdy! We continue our “Coffee Talk” video series on the Planview YouTube Channel — all about the latest news and trends taking place in innovation and Product Portfolio Management (PPM). This month’s “Talk” comes to you from the University of Texas Campus in Austin where the Product Portfolio Mavens share insights discussed during the innovation...

Overheard at Optimizing Innovation NYC

I recently attended the Optimizing Innovation Conference in NYC as Planview was a sponsor. Initially, I was surprised that half of the attendees had traveled from Europe just for a two-day conference. Once the sessions began, I quickly understood their motivation. Speakers from Levi® Strauss, NASA, MTV Networks, Goodyear®, Mozilla, Kraft, and many other companies...

Meeting Product Launch Windows and the PIM Conference

The Product Portfolio Mavens are back and this time they’ve recorded in an undisclosed location. In addition to sharing insights on hitting launch windows and pipeline visibility, Pamela and Carrie provide an update on the PDMA PIM Conference and shed light on the latest product portfolio management rumors.

Hitting Launch Windows When Time to Market is Non-Negotiable

In a recently released research paper, Issue in Focus: Meeting Fixed Product Launch Windows analyst Jim Brown, Founder and President, Tech-Clarity, Inc., talks about how companies can use Product Portfolio Management (PPM) applications to hit timely product launch deadlines to improve new product development and overall performance. Conversations with product developers and the immediate interest...

Your Link to the Latest Innovation and Product Portfolio Management News and Trends

Coffee Talk: It’s Your Link to the Latest Innovation and Product Portfolio Management News and Trends! We are excited to introduce this new video blog series, Coffee Talk, featuring the Product Portfolio Mavens. Likened to The View for Product Portfolio Management (PPM), the Mavens offer wise insights along with a fun perspective on critical topics for...