Meeting: November 11, 2008

The St. Louis Product Management Group meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm at SAVVIS.

Meeting are open to everyone — there is no charge to attend, RSVPs are not required.

The November 2008 meeting was held on Tuesday, November 11, 2008.

November’s topic: Accelerating innovation: An overview and discussion of NPD and project management life cycle models.

About this presentation: This presentation provided an overview and discussion of integrated new product development and project life cycle models for best practice approaches to successful innovation and accelerated time to market. Download the presentation slides (2.6MB PPS file).

About the presenter: Robert Grupe has over 20 years international experience in sales, marketing, support, and product management of high tech products and Internet services.

Here’s the details:

  • 5:30pm: Arrivals, snacks, informal networking
  • 6:00pm: Meeting begins
  • 7:30pm-ish: Meeting adjourns
  • Location: SAVVIS; 1 SAVVIS Parkway, Chesterfield, MO, 63017. (Google map of SAVVIS)
  • Directions from the West:
    • Take 64/40 East to Woods Mill / Highway 141 (Exit 22)
    • At the end of the exit ramp, go straight (parallel to 64/40)
    • Move to the right, following signs for South Outer Forty
    • The SAVVIS building will be on your right; turn right after you pass it and park in the main parking lot on the South side of the building
    • Follow signs in through the main entrance
  • Directions from the East:
    • Take 64/40 West to Woods Mill / Highway 141 (Exit 22)
    • Move to the right and follow signs for South Outer Forty
    • You will make a U-turn under the highway, and then move to the right, following signs for South Outer Forty
    • The SAVVIS building will be on your right; turn right after you pass it and park in the main parking lot on the South side of the building
    • Follow signs in through the main entrance
  • Thanks to SAVVIS for providing the facilities for this training!
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