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Santa Clara, CA – October 6, 2010 — Accept Corporation, a leader in product innovation management, today announced the company's participation in the Product Development and Management Association's (PDMA) annual global conference, "Navigating the New Realities of Commercial Success," on October 16-20, 2010 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida.
At the conference, PDMA is introducing a social responsibility initiative, Attack Poverty with PDMA' where attendees develop creative and innovative solutions to poverty that will be shared with Grameen America, the recipient nonprofit organization. Accept is partnering with Games for Democracy, a nonprofit organization that promotes democratic discourse through the use of serious games. Accept will facilitate a carefully designed serious game from The Innovation Games® Company which, with the event's collective intelligence, will help strengthen metrics for measuring the effectiveness of Grameen America's programs to fight poverty.
"We're thrilled to be working with Accept Software Corporation, Games for Democracy, PDMA and Grameen America on the worthy topic of fighting poverty," said Luke Hohmann, CEO and Founder, The Innovation Games® Company. "Innovation Games are a powerful set of serious games designed to encourage collaboration, enable prioritization and foment discussion. The Innovation Games played on-site at PDMA will provide Grameen America with the actionable data they need to fulfill their mission of creating a world free of poverty."
Accept Software Corporation is also a SpotMe sponsor of the conference and will demonstrate the Accept360TM suite at Booth 105. Accept360 is the only complete, end-to-end product portfolio management and execution solution that tightly links company and product strategy with execution to deliver the right products to the right customers at the right time. Customers worldwide select Accept360 to capture enhancement requests and ideas from multiple internal and external constituents including customers, prioritize product requirements, provide full traceability of features to ensure contract compliance, and enable cross-organization visibility into common processes for product, portfolio and development management.
"PDMA is the premier organization for professionals responsible for product development and innovation. We share a common vision of continuously improving on product innovation best practices," stated Brian Glover, senior product manager, Accept Software Corporation. "With Games for Democracy we can demonstrate how Accept360 can be used to drive innovative solutions to social challenges."
Over 70 leading companies around the world use Accept Software Corporation's solutions to drive faster- time-to-revenue and increase product development profitability by linking product development with company strategy through market-based portfolio analysis, requirements prioritization, cross-organizational collaboration, executive visibility, and real-time analytics including firms such as: Oracle, Avira GmbH, Cadence Design Systems, Exact Target, Iron Mountain and Alcatel-Lucent among others.
Accept Software Corporation delivers The Product Innovation Management solution that technology-driven companies use to decide which products to bring to market for the fastest time-to-profit. The Accept360 Suite is the only complete end-to-end software solution that tightly links company and product strategy through ideation, portfolio planning, roadmaps, requirements and execution. For more information, visit www.accept360.com or call us at +1.866.423.8376