Feb. 2018

Don't Miss Out on the Opportunity to Nominate a Firm for PDMA's Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award Today!
Nominations Deadline is March 12, 2018

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The Product Development & Management Association (PDMA) is seeking nominations for its 31st annual Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award. OCI is the only global innovation award recognizing organizations that have achieved sustained and quantifiable success using disciplined practices and processes. Past recipients represent an elite group of global corporations respected for their innovation excellence.   

The specific criteria are:
  • Sustained success in launching new products over a five-year time frame.
  • Significant company growth from new products.   
  • Well-defined new product development practices and processes that can be described to others.
  • Distinctive innovative characteristics and intangibles.                                 
Firms, regardless of size or industry, which meet the above criteria are candidates. Self-nominations are encouraged.
JPIM Best Reviewers for 2017
A special thank you and congratulations to our JPIM Best Reviewers for 2017!

Bas Hillebrand
Bas Hillebrand, Associate Professor of Marketing, Radboud University

ashwin joshi
Ashwin Joshi, Associate Professor of Marketing, York University
Save the Date - PDMA Conference 2018
Competitive Edge: Disrupting the Disruptors
Join us in Chicago November 3-6 for the 2018 PDMA Conference  

You can't miss PDMA's 2018 Conference! This is the #1 global conference on end-to-end product development and innovation management. The conference delivers a mix of keynotes, workshops, TED-style talks, presentations from Outstanding Corporate Innovators (OCI) Award winners and career-enhancing networking. You'll come away with PDMA's vast body of knowledge that has direct application to your role in product development and innovation.

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

Bipin Shah,  NPDP
Craig Brodbeck , NPDP
Eric Gertie, NPDP
Franklin Warren , NPDP
Leon Chung-Dai Yen , NPDP
Margarite Bender, NPDP
Matthew Johnston, NPDP
Vipin Kumar  Haridasan, NPDP
Welcome January 2018 New Members!
PDMA welcomed the following new members in January 2017. The PDMA community looks forward to working with you!

Academic Members

Dean L. Bartles
John Stowell
Yaozhou Zhu

Professional Members

Omar Asbury Turner
Jeff Brown
Phillip K. Chou
Gustavo Alexandro Contreras
Haozhe Dong, NPDP
Robert J. Faulkner
Matthew Johnston, NPDP
Matthew Laakso
Daniel Laskowitz
Danny Livshits
Georgia Anne Lynch
Jim McKelvey
Bagavathy Perumal
Siva Prasad Venkata Bhagavatula
Ronald Jefferey Quinn
Nabil Raad
Allen Sealock
Navdeep Sodhi
Carlo Tosi
Haris Trgo
Christopher Voigt
Sri Indra Wati
Ken Williams
Chi Shin Wu

Student Members

Aishwarya Badanidiyoor
Ismail Erzurumlu
Blerant Lani Ramadani
Benjamin Maynard
Yassine Talas

Team Members

Erin Lambie
Nicole Mason
Aaron Trudell
In This Issue
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Submit a Book Review
Members, if you have not had the opportunity please check out the book reviews on the PDMA website here, including a new review by Teresa Jurgens Kowal who just reviewed Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing (Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth).
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

Foundations 2 
February 20 
Cary, NC
Learn More and Register

Innovate Carolina Conference
April 13, 2018 
The NC Biotech Center
Research Triangle Park, NC

Learn More and Register  


Chicago Chapter
March 2
Breakfast Club Downtown

Introduction to Biomimicry 
February 20, 4:30-7:30 PM
Optum HQ, Eden Prairie, MN
Learn More and Register
JPIM is free with PDMA Membership. Get your March issue now.
JPIM Journal
Access the March 2018 Issue of JPIM Online Now!

Members log in and access JPIM articles  here. Non-members may access abstracts. H ard 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 issues as well as articles awaiting publication under "Early View". S earch for "Journal of Product Innovation Management". (Not yet available for Android.) 
JPIM  Search for Editor

Serve the Product Innovation Community!

Journal of Product Innovation Management  Announcement of Search for Editor-In-Chief

The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) is seeking applications for the next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM), the top Journal in the Innovation and New Product Development domain, to start in the position on January 1, 2019.

Full information about the position and application process can be found at:  http://abbiegriffin.org/JPIMEditor.html.

All applications should be submitted before February 28, 2018, to Professor Abbie Griffin, Vice President of Publications for the PDMA ( abbie.griffin@eccles.utah.edu; 801-585-1772). 

Get the latest edition of our PDMA BoK now combining 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.  

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