Sept. 2017

2017 Competitive Edge Conference Powered by PDMA. Register Today!

Product Managers and Teams, have you taken advantage of the early registration rates for the 2017 Competitive Edge Conference powered by PDMA? When you register by Friday, September 29, you can save up to $260 on the All Access Competitive Edge Pass and enjoy PDMA's premier event at the best value! Register today before rates increase! 

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Take Advantage of Team and Colleague Registration Discounts for the 2017 Competitive Edge Conference
Team Up with PDMA Discount Code TEAM17 
For companies that send three or more people, the third attendee will receive a 30% discount. This discount applies only to All Access and Conference Only Passes and is accessible with the registration code  TEAM17

Bring a Colleague Discount Code JOINME17
You can bring one non-member guest at the member rate with the code JOINME17. Limited to one per member attendee and applies to new registrations only.

When you return from the Competitive Edge Conference powered by PDMA with a wealth of best practices for the whole team, your boss will thank you!  

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Even More Bang For Your Buck: Registration Add-Ons at the 2017 Competitive Edge Conference

New Product Development Professional Certification Workshop

Discount for PDMA BoK Guidebook with Registration 

Second City Improv and Innovation

VIP Backstage Pass

PDMA Chicago Social Event @mHub

Innovation Maturity Model Powered by PDMA
There's Still Time to Register for Today's Free PDMA Webcast! 
"The Risks of Separating UI/UX From Your Development Cycle" Webcast - Today, September 21!
Attend today's PDMA webcast, The Risks of Separating UI/UX From Your Development Cycle, led by Ameen Mirdamadi of Logi Analytics.
Date: Today, September 21, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT
Price: Free
During t his webcast, Ameen Mirdamadi of Logi Analytics will share insights on integrating the UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) process into software development lifecycles. For example, agile software development doesn't typically include a place for UX methods unless it's actively set up with UI and UX in mind.

Content is suited for C-Suite and VP level executives plus product development teams. It includes Strategy and Technology areas from the Body of Knowledge.

Click here to learn more about what you will learn, who should attend, and more information about the presenter.

Earn NPDP Credits
For those with PDMA's New Product Development Professional (NPDP) Certification, participating in each webcast qualifies for one hour of professional development credits.
PDMA Carolinas Chapter Student Winners
Congratulations to our PDMA Student Member Winners from the PDMA Carolinas Chapter April Event! 

Join PDMA Special Interest Group "La Futura" at Upcoming Conference

Have you heard the saying "everything is bigger in Dubai"? It is absolutely true - Dubai has the Burj Kalifha, which is the highest skyscraper in the world, the only shopping mall with an indoor sky, and it is the fastest growing city in the world. 

This year, the city of Dubai will host the biggest LaFutura event ever held in the history of LaFutura on November 20-21, 2017. For the very first time the future-focused conference will be held in the Middle East.

Learn more about the upcoming La Futura conference here. Download a pamphlet of more information here.

PDMA members may also utilize the 15% discount code "PDMA" to attend at the best rate.

Congratulations on Your NPDP Certification!
Congratulations to the PDMA community members who earned their NPDP Certification in August 2017! Learn more about NPDP Certification.

Elizabeth Gatmaitan, NPDP
Muhammad Iqbal, NPDP
Roberto Soboll, NPDP
Teddy Sjafrizal, NPDP
Welcome August 2017 New Members!
PDMA welcomes the following new members in August 2017. The PDMA community looks forward to having you! 

Academic Members

Mark Grace
Carlos M. Rodriguez

Professional Members

Apamanya Anan-anyakorn
Bob Baron
Carla Bartolomei
Bernd Becker
Brad Berwald
Andrew Bird
Perry Board
Tianchen Chen
Lindsay Evans
Brian Fending
Jennifer Fout
Paul Hanscom
Jonna Higgins-Freese
Pree Keller
Genevieve Lambert
Patricia LaPaglia
Jamie Martin
William Mellema
David Monteiro
Grant Novey
Tiffany Reiring
Marcin Riger
Kristi Robertson
William Slye
Barbara Stubing
Steve Stucky
David Wall
Yong Wang
Jason Westgeest
Paul Zickert

Student Members

Edidiong Attang
Jenny Kim
Vivek Lulla
Allison Mock
Samantha Stouffer

Team Members

Kerrie Cheshire
Robert Merrell
Bethany Parnell
Alisha Reed
Chabre Ross
Sarah Sharara
Lisa Sharp
Jill Syftestad
Matthew Vovk
In This Issue

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Submit a Book Review

Earn PDHs for NPDP Recertification by writing a book review for PDMA! Learn how here.

Contact Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP with questions or submissions.

Upcoming Chapter and Global Affiliate Events
Chicago Chapter
October 3, 2017
Evening Program Downtown

NY/NJ Chapter
October 23, 2017
Innovation Lead Sheet: Guiding State-of-the-Art Innovation Management in the Digital Age
Get your GO-TO Resource BoK powered by PDMA
Get the latest edition of our PDMA BoK now c ombining all preparation materials to study for the revised NPDP exam into a single publication. You can purchase a copy  directly through Amazon .

The PDMA Body of Knowledge covers the following exam topics:
  • Strategy
  • Portfolio Management
  • NPD Processes
  • Culture, Teams, and Organization
  • Tools and Metrics
  • Market Research
  • Life Cycle Management - New!
For an overview of each chapter in the BoK, visit  PDMA's NPDP Body of Knowledge.
JPIM is free with PDMA Membership. Get your September issue now.
Access the September 2017 Issue of JPIM Online Now!

Members log in and access JPIM articles  here. Non-members may access abstracts.   Hard copy subscriptions for members can be purchased  here

Don't forget to download the new JPIM app!

Download the  JPIM  app for iOS devices from the Apple App Store to easily read all of the 2017 issues as well as articles awaiting publication under "Early View". S earch for "Journal of Product Innovation Management". (Not yet available for Android.) 

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