Accolade® Express for PPM 2017-10-27T14:20:26+00:00

Accolade Express for PPM

Accolade Express for Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is an out-of-the box offering that quickly and economically provides innovation management (NPD) capabilities to any business aiming for successful new product development, commercialization and introduction. Get up and running in six to eight weeks and rapidly see the positive impacts Accolade brings to businesses like yours.

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The Power of Accolade is Yours in 6 Weeks

Best-practice templates, packaged with predefined implementation and consulting services, result in significantly faster time-to-value. Implementation from project preparation and planning to Go-Live and Data Health Check can be done in as little as six weeks!

Best Practices Drive Innovation Maturity

Accolade Express for PPM enables companies to rapidly automate gated product development processes while advancing their innovation process maturity.

This is achieved by implementing Accolade’s out-of-the-box best practices, developed during Sopheon’s history with hundreds of industry-leading customers that have achieved exceptional long-term growth and profitability from sustained innovation supported by our software and services.

With Accolade Express for PPM, you get the benefit of industry-standard innovation management processes without having to start from scratch.

Simply Powerful

Accolade Express for PPM is not a limited or light version of our Accolade solution. Built from our Accolade Enterprise application, Accolade Express for PPM consists of the same robust capabilities and security model as our world-class Accolade Enterprise Innovation Management (EIM) software solution. As your organization progresses in innovation management maturity, you can simply expand your use of the software to manage additional innovation processes such as roadmapping, planning, portfolio management and new concept ideation and development.

Accolade Express for PPM is available either with perpetual licensing or SaaS, with optional hosting services via the Accolade Cloud.

Is Accolade Express Right for Your Business?

Does your organization meet any of these criteria? If so, Accolade Express for PPM can help improve your innovation maturity level and rapidly increase your ROI:

  • A need for rapid adoption of innovation best practices

  • Few or limited existing innovation processes

  • An outdated or ineffective innovation/NPD process framework

  • A single business unit requiring an innovation management implementation

  • Limited internal IT support

  • Limited budget for software and services

  • A need to quickly implement a baseline Stage-Gate automation system and processes

  • Readiness to advance from a basic Stage-Gate toolkit/template to a robust, integrated solution used by the world’s leading innovators

     

Achieve Rapid Time-to-Value

Accolade Express for PPM customers spend more time innovating and less time struggling with establishing consistent innovation and NPD processes. The standard, ready-made innovation process designs embedded in Accolade Express for PPM include strategies for collecting data, managing projects, cross-functional team collaboration and effective reporting.

“With the Accolade Express offering, we serve up world-class innovation management capabilities for those companies with the need for rapid adoption of the innovation best practices accumulated during our years of working with over 200 industry leaders.”
Andy Michuda, Sopheon Chief Executive Officer

Get Started

You can now have affordable, quick start access to world-class innovation and NPD processes and best practices. Contact us today for a detailed overview of what Accolade Express for PPM offers and we’ll connect you with our Accolade Express experts.

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“Using the best-practice new product development processes and document templates built into the Accolade Express software, we are collecting the information we need for good, collaborative decision-making and are defining and operationalizing new and more efficient processes across the company. With a small amount of training, we have been able to configure these standard processes and templates to incorporate our language and make them ‘ours’ without making things complicated.”

Mary Bolton, Director of California Olive Ranch's Technical Services

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