MINNEAPOLIS and LONDON—February 11, 2013—Sopheon, the international provider of software and best practices for improving Enterprise Innovation Performance, announced they have been recognized for the fourth consecutive year by Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) readers as a top provider of New Product Development (NPD) & Introduction Solutions for the consumer goods industry.
As part of CGT’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Survey, executives from consumer goods organizations were asked to provide input on the NPD solutions that support their efforts to deliver innovative products to market. This industry recognition is further proof of Sopheon’s continued commitment to partnering with leading Consumer Goods (CG) companies to recognize and address the challenges these firms face in effectively navigating the innovation and new product development lifecycle, and helping them get innovative products to market with speed and success. Sopheon’s nimble and intuitive Accolade® solution, combined with proven leading practices and services, provides companies the flexibility to focus on the area that matters most to their business now – from increasing the value of the product portfolio to improving time to market – and grow the solution as processes mature.
Bryan Seyfarth Ph.D., Director of Consumer Goods, stated:
“For over a decade, we’ve partnered with global leaders in the consumer goods industry to help companies realize sustainable growth and significant competitive differentiation from their innovation investments. It is an honor to be recognized once again by CGT Magazine for Sopheon’s ongoing commitment to providing leading practices, industry-specific domain expertise and technology, including new product development and introduction solutions, which empower consumer goods organizations to drive innovation performance.”
Sopheon’s Accolade Solution is used by a number of global leaders across the consumer goods industry to achieve measurable business results from improving innovation processes, including:
- Innovation Planning
- Idea/Concept Development
- Process and Project Management
- Portfolio Optimization
- Resource Planning
Sopheon recently released Accolade 9.0, a highly configurable software solution that can be
deployed in its entirety or as stand-alone modules to address specific business
needs, allowing the solution to evolve with your business needs. Sopheon’s software, expertise and best-practices
enable companies to make better decisions that help connect strategy with operations, increase portfolio value and improve time to market.
Accolade® is a registered trademark of Sopheon.
Sopheon partners with customers to provide complete Enterprise Innovation Performance solutions including software, expertise, and best-practices to achieve exceptional long-term revenue growth and profitability.
Sopheon’s Accolade® solution provides unique, fully-integrated coverage for the entire innovation management and new product development lifecycle. For the first time, businesses can access a single source of the truth across strategic innovation planning, roadmapping, idea and concept development, process and project management, and portfolio and in-market management.
Sopheon’s solutions have been implemented by over 200 customers with over 60,000 users in over 50 countries.
Sopheon is listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange and on the Alternext Exchange in the Netherlands. For more information, please visit our website.