|[October 10, 2013]
PDMA Announces New Product Innovation Management Standard
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
Development and Management Association (PDMA) has entered into a
strategic partnership agreement with the Total Innovation Management
Foundation (TIM) for the development, maintenance, sale, and
distribution of a new International Standard for Product Innovation
Management. This unique tool helps organizations and individuals to
achieve innovation excellence, beyond simple operational excellence.
The PDMA Product Innovation Management Standard and accompanying
Accreditation and Certification Program provide individuals and
organizations with the knowledge and systematic process required to
assess, develop, improve, and implement unique innovation management
systems to obtain successful and sustained innovation. It is based on
rigorously researched and objective best practices in the field of new
product development. PDMA will make the PIM Standard, now in
beta-release format, available at www.pdma.org.
DMA Launch of the Product Innovation Management Standard
The PDMA is officially launching the PIM Standard in October at the
Innovation Management conference, October 26-30 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Attendees will be able to experience a sampling of the assessment tools,
interact with the developers, and learn how to apply the Standard to
their business. Registration is open at www.pim.pdma.org.
About The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA)
The Product Development and Management Association (www.pdma.org),
a non-profit association, is the premier global advocate for product
development and management professionals, providing resources for
professional development, learning and networking to enable innovation
efforts. Call 312.673.5528 for Product Innovation Management Annual
Global Conference sponsorship opportunities. www.pdma.org.
About the Total Innovation Management Foundation (TIM)
TIM is an international non-profit organization and a Centre of
Excellence for the innovation sector worldwide, cooperating with
innovation professional associations and trade organizations. Through
this cooperation, TIM determines criteria for judging innovation
capabilities of organizations and the quality of professionals in
innovation management. It is TIM's mission to professionalize the field
of innovation by initiating and developing the world's first
international innovation management standard to help organizations
innovate better, faster, and cheaper. www.timfoundation.org
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