Kalypso and Planview to Showcase Nova for PPM at PDMA Product Innovation Management Conference

October 31, 2011

BEACHWOOD, OhioKalypso, the world’s premier innovation consulting firm, and Planview, leaders in portfolio management, are exhibiting at the PDMA 35th Annual Product Innovation Management Conference October 31-November 2. Representatives from each firm will demonstrate how Kalypso's Nova for PPM, a results-oriented model for driving improved product development performance, is integrated into Planview Enterprise, an acclaimed portfolio management solution.

The PDMA Product Innovation Management Conference, held in Phoenix, Arizona, features new solutions and leading practices in product and service development process. Product management practitioners will learn about the latest in product and service development knowledge that is applicable to real world situations through a series of educational sessions and networking opportunities.

Nova for PPM is a practical model based on leading practices in product development and innovation. It accelerates the implementation and adoption of innovation process management and enabling tools with a flexible, rapid prototyping approach. The integration of the Nova model into Planview Enterprise, a comprehensive planning and execution platform with real-time analytics, reporting and automated process management, offers companies an end-to-end product portfolio and pipeline management solution.

The Kalypso Planview partnership is founded on a shared passion for creating robust enterprise solutions that help companies implement and improve their product portfolio management disciplines. Nova for PPM's integration into Planview Enterprise allows product-driven organizations to increase innovation portfolio visibility and pipeline value.

About Kalypso

Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine unparalleled expertise in innovation, product development, and product lifecycle management (PLM) with a depth of experience in the consumer goods, high technology, manufacturing, life sciences and retail industries.