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.