Press Releases
July 20, 2006
Call for Speakers Request for Product Management View Webinar Series Nets Huge Response, and Continues its Search

Request for Product Management and Marketing speakers for Webinars on community blog provides hundreds of applicants – and more still required.

Montreal, Quebec - July 20, 2006 - The Product Management View, the product management and marketing community blog sponsored by FeaturePlan™ ( and the Software 500 Marketing Perspectives (SMP) Conference today announced its second Call For Speakers for the Product Management View Webinar Series. Following on the footsteps of its original Call for Speakers which resulted in hundreds of applications, FeaturePlan and the SMP have extended the search to the larger product management and marketing community.

The Webinar Series is dedicated to product management and marketing issues, and is promoted to over 50,000 practitioners in those fields. The first round of 45-minute webinars were recorded, converted into video and Podcast, and posted on the blog for the product management and marketing community. These webinars, which have no cost to either the speakers or the listeners, have attracted several high-caliber speakers presenting on best practices product management and marketing issues such as:

All archived webinars are available to the general public, and can be found at GrandView.

“The goal of the Product Management View blog is to provide value to the product management community in the form of thought leadership,” said Russell Foy, VP Sales and Marketing of Ryma Technology Solutions, the makers of FeaturePlan. “The webinars are attracting hundreds of viewers per month through word of mouth, Product Management Associations postings, and blog referrals. This is a great opportunity for speakers to gain exposure in the product management space.”
“We are extremely pleased with the success of the Webinar Series,” said John Desmond, founder and president of King Content, and SMP Conference Chair. “Both established and aspiring speakers in the product management community greatly appreciate the opportunity to showcase their knowledge and share it with their peers. We have received a very positive reaction from these webinars, and look forward to continued success with a new batch of speakers.”
Potential speakers are urged to submit their speech topic, a one-paragraph description, and a biography to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Nominations for speakers are also welcome.

To subscribe to the weekly email reminder on the upcoming webinars, fill out the form at GrandView

About The Software Marketing Perspectives Conference

The Software Marketing Perspectives Conference and Expo invites high technology marketing professionals from product management, marketing communications, public relations, business development, and market analysis to attend this power-packed two-day event. At the 2006 event held in June at the Santa Clara Convention Center, the SMP event’s Premiere Co-sponsors -- Pragmatic Marketing, Ryma Technology Solutions (makers of FeaturePlan), and O’Keeffe & Co. -- were joined by QlikTech, Autodemo, Pathfinders, OpSource, Good Leads, Orasi Software, Leads Customer Growth (Apogee Search), Leverage Software, Telelogic, DM2 and Brainshark.
In conjunction with partner Orasi Software, technology product managers are invited to take an online survey at this link:
The results will be used for planning the 2007 SMP event. The Software Marketing Perspectives Conference & Expo is produced by King Content Co. of 233 Needham St., Newton MA 02464, which also produces Software Magazine, the Software Decision Journal for IT professionals. To subscribe, go to: For more information on King Content or the SMP event, write to John Desmond at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

About Ryma Technology Solutions

Founded in 2000, Ryma Technology Solutions is a privately held, venture-backed company that delivers real-world product management solutions for the software development community through its flagship product, FeaturePlan™. FeaturePlan's automated, collaborative environment is based on the industry-leading product management framework from Pragmatic Marketing® and uses a best practices approach to support product management and strategic innovation by providing a software solution to collect and organize market data. FeaturePlan is used worldwide by leading organizations such as Reuters, Autodesk and Trend Micro to identify real-world market requirements, instantly generate fact-based documents and roadmaps, and support strategic business-critical decisions throughout the enterprise. For more information, please visit: