Sopheon is committed to building strong, mutually beneficial relationships with partners to foster product and service solutions that will improve our customers’ businesses. Our Valued Industry Alliance (via) Program is comprised of a growing group of global partners that share our vision of helping customer companies commercialize new products that yield higher revenues, increased profits and faster time-to-market.
Sopheon offers three types of viaProgram partner opportunities:
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 275,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.
For more information, visit www.accenture.com
The Adept Group facilitative consulting services address all aspects of improving an organization’s capability and productivity of new product development and innovation management. Their approach always embraces the details of specific practices and the complex nuances of organizational change needed to realize the desired benefits. During all activities and engagements, The Adept Group works hand-in-hand with clients to deliver the desired benefits related to improved productivity in new product development and innovation management.
For more information, visit adept-plm.com
Arthur D. Little is the world’s first management consulting firm. Founded in 1886 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, ADL is a community of leading-edge innovators, combining industry knowledge, functional experience and technology skills to help clients grow and create value. Arthur D. Little offers a broad range of management consulting services, such as strategy and organization, technology and innovation management, and specific performance improvements for a variety of markets, including the automotive, healthcare and manufacturing industries.
For more information, visit www.arthurdlittle.com
Atos has applied innovative solutions to improve efficiency, maximize performance and harmonize clients' business operations to increase enterprise agility. Too many organizations appear to confuse innovation with creative ideas. The key point is that innovation must create business value - ideas in themselves do not do this. Creativity and inventiveness that are not effectively optimized will add nothing to the bottom line. Atos are very clear about what innovation truly means and about how to enable clients to ensure that it becomes part of their company DNA.
For more information, visit nl.atos.net
"Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, and tax services to selected clients. Deloitte offers an integrated services approach that combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with business and industry knowledge to help their clients excel anywhere in the world.
For more information, visit www.deloitte.com
Googol is a leading consulting firm based in Stockholm, Sweden representing Sopheon in the Scandinavia / Nordic region that provides a broad range of expert and professional services for innovation, opportunity development and corporate venturing. Googol also runs an Innovation Academy for training and founded the Innovation Pioneers international network of innovation practitioners.
For more information, visit http://www.googol.se/
Innovation Management Co. Ltd. is a leading consulting firm representing Sopheon in Japan that provides customers with solutions and processes for continuous innovation and strategic business development.
For more information, visit www.innovationmanagement.co.jp
innovaXL is network of intellectually alert, experienced and globally-linked thinkers, industry leaders and knowledge organizations engaged in delivering learning, assessment, consulting and technology solutions for organizations and individuals in pursuit of excellence, growth and high performance.
For more information, visit www.innovaxl.com
Kalypso is a consulting firm that helps clients to deliver on the promise of innovation. Service offerings encompass all aspects of innovation including product strategy, development, introduction, commercialization, life cycle management and PLM systems selection and implementation.
For more information, visit www.kalypso.com
KPMG delivers a globally consistent set of multidisciplinary services based on deep industry knowledge. Their industry focus helps KPMG professionals develop a rich understanding of clients' businesses and the insight, skills, and resources required to address industry-specific issues and opportunities. The industry-driven structure has enabled KPMG to develop deep knowledge of clients’ businesses and to provide an informed perspective on today’s complex market challenges.
For more information, visit www.kpmg.com
Sopheon Business Applications GmbH is an independently owned and operated Sopheon partner that supplies intranet applications development services to mid-to-large-sized organizations. The organization provides management consulting services on innovation, multi-project and portfolio management projects, and expert guidance on the implementation and integration of Sopheon's Accolade® solution.
For more information, visit www.sopheon.de
Strategos Inowa is a consulting firm specializing in innovation and business strategy. They work with clients from the private, public and nonprofit in different regions to identify opportunities for added value, address their most critical challenges, and transform their organizations. Strategos Inowa represents Sopheon in Mexico, Brazil, Spain and Portugal.
For more information, visit strategosinowa.com
Stage-Gate, Inc. helps companies achieve growth through successful product innovation. The company creates products and services based on its exclusive access to the best practices, databases and research of internationally recognized thought leaders Drs. Robert G. Cooper and Scott J. Edgett.
For more information, visit www.stage-gate.com
Australia and New Zealand
Prodex Systems is a specialized provider of consulting and training services designed to enhance the performance of customers' new product development (NPD) processes. Services include audits, management coaching and the development of structured Stage-Gate®-based processes. The business also offers best practice NPD training programs and voice-of-the-customer research. Prodex is an authorized reseller of Sopheon’s Accolade solution in Australia and New Zealand.
For more information, visit www.prodex.com.au
Sopheon France is a Sopheon affiliate that distributes Accolade to companies throughout France. In addition to selling the system, Sopheon France provides installation, implementation and support services.
For more information, visit www.sopheon.fr
Roadmapping Technology is a value-added reseller of Sopheon’s strategic product planning software, Accolade Roadmapping™, previously known as Vision Strategist™. Located in the United Kingdom, Roadmapping Technology supplies software, technical support and consulting services for European organizations seeking solutions to automate their product planning and roadmapping processes.
For more information, visit www.roadmappingtechnology.com
Microsoft® delivers a secure, robust and scalable collaboration platform and tools to support product lifecycle management (PLM) software including Sopheon’s Accolade solution. Accolade is built on Microsoft technology. Sopheon's software leverages both Microsoft Project® and the Microsoft Office® suite. One important advantage of the Sopheon system is that it helps adopting organizations extend the use and benefit of Microsoft technology in which they have already invested. Microsoft and Sopheon sometimes collaborate on the implementation of their respective offerings to maximize value to the customer. Sopheon is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and ISV solutions provider.
For more information about Microsoft technologies, visit www.microsoft.com/plm.
Product Development Institute (PDI) is dedicated to helping companies improve their approach to new product development (NPD) and portfolio management. PDI has conducted some of the world's most comprehensive research on best practices in NPD and developed such industry standards as the widely used Stage-Gate® process. Working closely with your project and leadership teams, PDI's consultants can help you redesign your new product development processes from idea to launch.
For more information, visit www.prod-dev.com.
PDMA is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to serving people with an interest in new products. It communicates knowledge and provides tools for the benefit of people and organizations that develop new products and services. Founded in 1976, PDMA's membership includes more than 2,000 product development professionals and academics from all sectors of the economy, in more than 20 countries worldwide.
For more information, visit www.pdma.org.