Tag Archives: Phil Sallaway

CRM Solutions

Why are cloud based Customer Relationship Management CRM systems so hot these days?  In a nutshell, they offer the opportunity for a company to obtain a 360° degree view of their interactions with their customers.   What would that look like? … Continue reading

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OC Auto Show – Winners & Losers

Just how does a small company compete in the Multi-Billion Dollar Auto Industry? I don’t have a clue, but Greg Gaines of http://www.pocketfinder.com and Ryan Friedlinghaus of West Coast Customs do… As I strolled down the aisles and through the … Continue reading

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Five New Product Experts Speak at PDMA So. Calf. Meeting 8/21/2012

We where fortunate to have five speakers from a wide verity of backgrounds share their experiences on New Product Development (NPD) One expert hailed from the Automotive world, another brought Intel and Mattel together, others worked in the software world, … Continue reading

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Micro Power Battery Event – Mission Critical Battery Applications

Jan 25, 2012 Irvine, CA The Micro Power Co. provided a great four-hour presentation on the latest Re-Chargeable Battery and Charging Technology. Battery technology evolves rather slowly. One of the big take aways was learning about the 4 key drivers … Continue reading

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Review of PDMA – So. Cal. 1/17/2012 Agile- Scrum Presentation by Bachan Anand of Consires Agile Practices

It is my opinion that Agile – Scrum is the next big thing for New Product Development. In a nut shell rather than build to a specification, Agile – Scrum aims to build the most important features first. Then cycle … Continue reading

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ISA October Fest 2011

I had the pleasure of attending this event and hearing Don Zee past president of ISA speak on managing your career options in the process automation industry. Worldwide Process Automation was an $80 Billion USD in 2005, it is now … Continue reading

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Human Factors Research Presentation at June 2011 PDMA So. Cal Meeting by Dr. Joely Gardner

Dr. Gardners presentation focused on the use of A/B testing for websites. The key point of A/B testing is to decide if we put our efforts and $ on A or B. This approach is organic and Darwinistic there should … Continue reading

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Patrick Kelly Seminar Review May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011,  I sat in a crowded ballroom in the  Marriot,  Anaheim Calf .  to hear a seminar given by Patrick Kelly on his new book ‘The Retirement Miracle” it was the eye opening follow up to his best seller … Continue reading

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What’s Col. John Boyd got to do with New Product Development?

The Lean Software Systems Consortium is meeting at the Long Beach Convention Center May 4 -7, 2011. The key-note speaker Chet Richards an Acolyte of Col. John Boyd gave the keynote speech on applying his work to Agile Software development. … Continue reading

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