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October 6, 2006
Ryma Technology Solutions announces the next in its series of ongoing webinars: Jumpstarting a rapid product innovation initiative

Industry Expert Robert Bernshteyn to provide tips on the right mix of innovation in the product management and development process.

Montreal, Quebec – October 6, 2006- Ryma Technology Solutions Inc., the leading provider of product management solutions for the software industry and co-sponsor of the community blog The Product Management View, today announced the next in a series of ongoing Webinars entitled ‘Jumpstarting a Rapid Product Innovation Initiative.’ Guest speaker Robert Bernshteyn, VP Product Marketing at SuccessFactors, will address how companies can maintain sustainable competitive advantage through rapid product innovation. It will also touch on the role of product management in making a substantial impact in driving ongoing product innovation. The Webinar is scheduled for Wednesday October 11 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

In this webinar, Robert discusses how acceleration in competition is placing a great deal of pressure on companies to keep up. Existing customers are demanding more capabilities from product management while budget constraints are depleting engineering resources. Can product management help companies get over these hurdles? Can companies maintain real sustainable competitive advantage through rapid product innovation? What is product management’s role in driving ongoing product innovation? Through this presentation, you will learn how to ensure the right mix of innovation in the product management and development process. You will also learn about how to collect, design, and prioritize the highest impact product capabilities, so that you are armed with the tools and knowledge to make a substantial impact at your company.
More details on the content of the presentation can be found at GrandView

“We are very pleased to have Robert as a guest speaker in our webinars series,” said Russell Foy, VP of Sales and Marketing at Ryma Technology Solutions, co-sponsor of the Product Management View blog and webinar series. “Keeping up with the needs of the market means that you must constantly innovate and evolve. Robert’s tips on how to keep product innovation at the forefront of the product management and development process, and how product management can make substantial impact in this process, are invaluable information to our community.”

Robert Bernshteyn brings over a decade of experience in enterprise software applications to SuccessFactors. His primary experience is in product marketing, systems implementation, and information systems strategy.

Prior to his current role as VP of Product Marketing at SuccessFactors, Robert worked in product marketing at Siebel Systems; the world’s leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions. While at Siebel, Robert directed product marketing and management activities for the Siebel Employee Relationship Management line of business. In previous positions as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. and Accenture, he helped global organizations apply technology solutions to their business processes and goals. Robert holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Registration is required to attend this Webinar and to sign up for future presentations. Visit GrandView and submit your name and email address. Weekly email reminders of the upcoming Webinars will be sent to all registrants, along with information on how and when to login.

Ryma Technology Solutions’ Product Management View Webinars are broadcast every Wednesday at 12:00 noon EST (-5 GMT). There is no charge to attend.

About Ryma Technology Solutions

Ryma Technology Solutions is company that delivers requirements management solutions for the software product management community through its flagship product, FeaturePlan™. FeaturePlan is based on the industry-standard product management framework from Pragmatic Marketing® and uses a best practices approach to collect and organize market inputs for product management and strategic innovation. FeaturePlan is used worldwide by leading organizations such as Reuters, Autodesk and Trend Micro to gather and analyze market requirements, instantly generate fact-based documents and roadmaps, and support strategic business-critical decisions throughout the enterprise. For more information, please visit