Increased Automation and Personalized User Experience Enables Companies to Reduce Innovation and New Product Development Management Overhead
MINNEAPOLIS and LONDON—June 2, 2015—Sopheon, the international provider of software, expertise, and best practices for Enterprise Innovation Performance, announced today the latest version of its Accolade Enterprise Innovation Management (EIM) solution.
Accolade release 10.0, which was introduced to customers last month at the annual North American Accolade User Forum, supports the continually evolving customer and market requirements to improve business innovation success rates by enabling integrated, cross-functional workflows between team members and their respective data across the entire new product development (NPD) lifecycle.
Deadra Richelle-Purifoy, New Product Development Program Manager for Cleaning Systems at Briggs and Stratton, commented:
“For over 5 years, Sopheon has been a trusted partner, successfully supporting Briggs & Stratton on our innovation journey. Through the use of our cross-divisional global process along with our Accolade software, we have the ability to consistently deliver innovation that matters to our customers. After attending the recent Accolade User Forum we had the opportunity to learn a great deal from other Sopheon customers and preview the exciting new features offered in Accolade 10.0.”
By boosting flexibility and automation in executing, managing and measuring innovation processes, users at all levels across innovation teams will be able to accomplish more and improve outcomes, allowing companies to achieve even greater success from innovation and NPD investments.
This release further extends Sopheon’s market leadership to help companies establish world-class innovation and NPD processes for exceptional long-term growth and profitability through sustainable innovation. Some of the new, enhanced and updated capabilities in Accolade release 10.0 include: