TITLE: Free Webinar on How to Avoid New Product Introduction (NPI) Delays WHEN: 10 to 11 a.m. Pacific, Thursday, December 6, 2007 WHERE: Online Webcast (register below) FOR: Operations, engineering, product management, and finance professionals throughout the supply chain who are involved with NPI activity. SPEAKERS: -- Bijan Dastmalchi, co-founder and president of Symphony Consulting, Inc., a Silicon Valley consulting firm specializing in manufacturing outsourcing and supply chain management. -- Mark Holman, senior vice president of Operations at Arena Solutions, the leading provider of on-demand product lifecycle management (PLM) software. REGISTER: http://www.arenaplm.com/forms/int_symphony_npi_webinar_q407 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Arena Solutions, (866) 937-1438 COST: FREE DETAILS:
In most OEM environments, new products are introduced with limited resources and under tight deadlines. There are a variety of factors that lead to NPI delays, all of which are avoidable by employing the right business processes and tools.
In this one-hour webinar, Arena Solutions and Symphony Consulting will walk you through a case study involving a multimedia consumer electronics start-up and examine:
-- Specific operational challenges faced during the NPI -- What steps could have been taken to avoid delays -- How a PLM (product life cycle management) tool could have helped mitigate many of the risks
About Arena Solutions
Arena Solutions is the leading provider of on-demand (SaaS) product lifecycle management solutions for manufacturing companies of all sizes. As the only true on-demand, secure Internet-based PLM service, Arena PLM provides a superior alternative to complicated, lengthy and expensive traditional PLM software deployments. Through its award-winning service, Arena enables product manufacturers and their global supply chains to streamline outsourcing, improve operational efficiencies, and speed time-to-market. Arena PLM has been adopted by more than 15,000 users across companies at all stages of development, including industry leaders Foundry Networks, Color Kinetics, Intuit, Sierra Wireless, Align Technology and more.
Arena Solutions' market-changing approach to PLM has received significant recognition in the industry, including Manufacturing Business Technology's Top 40 Emerging Vendors, the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, Industry Week's "Technology of the Year - Notable Innovators" and Start Magazine's "Hottest" Companies.
Founded in February 2000, Arena Solutions is headquartered in Foster City, California. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.arenasolutions.com.
About Symphony Consulting
Symphony Consulting is a Silicon Valley-based company that provides strategic supply chain and manufacturing outsourcing expertise to help high technology companies reach their financial and operational goals. Symphony's strategic consulting services and in-depth workshops on advanced supply chain methodologies show companies how to enhance revenue potential, increase profitability and reduce inventory liability. Contact Symphony Consulting at (650) 968-1930 or visit www.symphonyconsult.com.
Arena Solutions, Arena PLM Workgroup Edition, Arena PLM Professional Edition, and Arena PLM Enterprise Edition are trademarks of Arena Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names are the property of their respective holders.
Contact: Cindi Goodsell Arena Solutions Email Contact 510-479-9015