SOURCE: Accept Corporation

Accept Corporation

March 22, 2011 08:00 ET

Accept Corporation Improves Social Ideation, Strategic Planning and Agile Execution

Company Announces Accept360™ Spring 2011 Release

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - March 22, 2011) -

News Facts

  • Accept Corporation introduces a set of new capabilities in Accept360, the only end-to-end product innovation management solution that tightly links company and product strategy with execution, to develop and deliver the right products to the right customers with the fastest time to profit. New features enhance collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, while bolstering Agile tools for productivity, resource management and integration with popular third-party enterprise applications including Oracle® CRM On Demand.

  • New features in the Accept360 Spring 2011 Release include:

    • Improved Agile Taskboard delivers real-time operational planning for fast-paced resource optimization and capacity planning. The expanded Accept360 Agile Taskboard provides a compact view of tasks and user stories to improve sprint management and daily scrum planning.

    • Advanced resource management capabilities help executives and product decision makers make better, faster decisions about their product investments and resources. New features in the Spring 2011 Release allow users to define organizational reporting structures and hierarchies for both individuals and teams to optimize resource allocation and focus them on the highest priorities.

    • Integration with Tasktop provides users with direct access to Accept360 through Eclipse or Visual Studio environments providing unparalleled project management capabilities and enabling developers to take advantage of Accept360's single source of truth for development tasks with the familiar look and feel of their favorite development tools.

    • Integration with Oracle CRM On Demand extends open innovation initiatives to one of the most popular platforms for managing customer relationships. Ideation capabilities from the Accept360 Ideas module are embedded throughout Oracle CRM On Demand, transforming it into a community-based, social CRM system that improves a company's ability to capture and prioritize customer feedback on its products. Sales, marketing and product management benefit from a streamlined process for managing critical customer ideas and feedback to achieve a true full 360 degree view of the customer. The integration of Accept360 Ideas with Oracle CRM on Demand has achieved the Oracle Validated Integration status from the Oracle Partner Network (OPN) and is also available for Oracle PRM On Demand."

  • The Accept360 integrated innovation management suite serves as a single system of record that captures enhancement requests and new product ideas from multiple internal and external constituents, prioritizes product portfolio investments and translates them into requirements that are developed into new features and products with full cross-enterprise visibility and traceability across ideation, portfolio planning and execution.

  • Leading companies around the world use Accept Corporation's solutions to drive faster-time-to-revenue and increase product development profitability by linking product development with company strategy through market-based portfolio analytics requirements prioritization, cross-organizational collaboration, and executive visibility. Accept Corporation's customers include firms such as Avira, Cadence Design Systems, Activant Solutions, Ultimate Software, Landis+Gyr, Symantec and Alcatel-Lucent among others.

  • Join us on a webinar at www.accept360.com/Spring2011 on March 30, 2011 at 10:00am PT for more details on the Accept360 Spring 2011 Release

Supporting Quotes

"The Accept360 Spring 2011 Release enhances the solution's strength in stability, scalability, performance and usability," said John Haniotis, senior vice president of Products, Accept Corporation. "As companies expand their adoption of agile management and development practices, they are looking to enterprise solutions like Accept360 to deliver the industry leading agile transformation capabilities and ideal agile user experiences necessary to enable widespread cross-functional adoption."

Supporting Resources

About Accept Corporation
Accept Corporation delivers The Product Innovation Management solution that technology-driven companies use to decide which products to bring to market for the fastest time-to-profit. The Accept360 Suite is the only complete end-to-end software solution that tightly links company and product strategy through ideation, portfolio planning, roadmaps, requirements and execution. For more information, visit www.accept360.com or call us at +1.866.423.8376

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Accept Corporation and Accept 360 stylized logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Accept Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. The information in this document is subject to change without notice.

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