This Summit will examine how companies can respond to both the challenges and corresponding opportunities of bringing new products to market, from selecting product ideas with the greatest customer appeal, improving design efficiencies, and managing engineering and design resources and suppliers across broad geographic areas.
"Today's climate of economic uncertainty has created many unique challenges for new product development. While creating new innovative products or incorporating innovation into existing product offerings presents numerous opportunities for revenue growth, most manufacturers have fewer resources available to bring new product ideas to market," according to Michelle Boucher, Senior Research Analyst for the Aberdeen Group's Product Innovation and Engineering research practice. "To minimize risk, companies should take advantage of learning from the success of others to help them improve efficiencies and enable revenue growth and profitability."
Presentation and session topics will include "Fostering a Culture of Innovation," "Transforming Innovative Technologies into Commercial Success," "When Innovate or Die Is Critical: Using Information Systems to Advance Business Projects," "Closed Loop Quality Management for Competitive Advantage" and others featuring C-level and VP-level executives.
A sampling of featured presenters at the 2011 Product Development and Delivery Summit include:
- Joel Melby, Director, Product Management, OnDemand Business Unit, ARRIS Group, Inc.
- Carmen Malangone, Global Solution Designer, Coty Inc.
- Brad W. Martin, VP, Engineering Operations & Quality, Enterasys Networks
- Gloria Rios-Monarrez, Senior Quality Systems Engineer, Enterasys Networks
- Fabienne Munch, Director, Ideation Office, Herman Miller Inc.
- Brian Urke, VP, CRDM Product Development, Medtronic
- Jeff Cegalis, VP of Engineering, NCR Corporation
- Lee Silvestre, SVP, Corporate Resources and Responsibility, Performance Indicator
- Vijay Ramnathan, VP, Product Strategy & Innovation Principal, U.S. Bank
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2011 Product Development and Delivery Summit sponsors include Microsoft and Siemens PLM Software, aPriori, and Kalypso. The Society of Concurrent Product Development (SCPD) is a Summit partner.
To apply for complimentary registration, visit http://vault.aberdeen.com/public/check-identity/summit/NPDD294024/event.aspx. Summit registration is complimentary for qualified end user executives and qualified members of the press. Vendors, service providers and consultants are not eligible to attend, except as Summit sponsors.
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