Global Product Management Talk On How Product Management Can Break or Make Your Company

David Fradin, President, Digital Enterprises, Discusses Product Management Factors That Produce Substantially More Successful Products
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Aug. 27, 2012 - PRLog -- San Francisco - Multiple studies show that products  fail 70% to 90% of the time. Nearly 98% of all patents fail to break even and only 56% of new product introductions achieve their financial goals. Why do products fail? They fail not because they don’t function, but often because they do not address a big enough customer need at a price people will be eager to pay. They were the wrong products to develop --- or the right product, delivered to the wrong customer or positioned to target the wrong need. This talk will explore the vital role of product management and what factors must be present in building insanely great product that are substantially more successful.

David Fradin, President, Digital Enterprises, will speak at the weekly Global Product Management Talk on Monday, August 27, 2012 at the simultaneous times of 4:00 PM Pacific Time, 6 PM CST Chicago, and Tuesday, Aug 28 at 9 AM in Sydney, Australia. Participants are welcome to listen live at, call in to talk on the show (323) 927-2957 and on Twitter by following @ProdMgmtTalk and tweeting using the hashtag #ProdMgmtTalk.

David says, "The Global Product Management Talk is a great vehicle for discussing the product management foundations (process, people and information) a company must provide, to build great products and services.  Looking forward to joining in the conversation to share my view!"

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About David Fradin
David Fradin, has over 30 years of product management, product marketing management and senior management experience.   Over the years, he has been responsible for 70+ products representing over $250M in revenue (actually dollars).
He is currently writing a book entitled: Building Insanely Great Products through Optimal Product Management: How Product Management Can Break or Make your Company.
His domain expertise covers enterprise, consumer technology products and services, mobile advertising, cell phone games, , SaaS, eCommerce, Internet, software, hardware and video markets.  He has brought to market a number of industry firsts including the first or some of the first:
·      Hard disk drive for a personal computer (Apple)
·      Electronic manufacturing documentation revision, control and shop floor delivery system
·      Desktop video editing system (AVID)
·      Computer and web based training (Agilent, DBM, HP, Symantec, Ross Dress for Less Unisys)
·      Web based employee satisfaction surveys: Cisco, Oracle, Applied Materials
·      Cell phone advertising (MauiGames)
As the former Associate Director of Personal Computer Industry Service at Dataquest, one of his core competencies is primary and secondary market research.
Some of his most recent clients have been Cisco, Cognizant, Diebold, GameStop, Infosys, Kaiser, Pitney Bowes, the Country of Singapore and You Send It.  
Frequently mentors VPs and Directors of Product Management on industry best practices for product life cycle process, people and information.
Email: davidfradin at
Twitter: @dfradin

About Global Product Management Talk

The Global Product Management Talk is curated by Cindy F. Solomon, CPM, CPMM for passionate product professionals and business owners who want to teach, learn & network about what it takes to produce successful products in an open digital environment inviting live participation. Everyone is invited including Agile practitioners, User Experience, Designers, Content and Community Managers, Product Marketing, Brand Management, Program Managers and Project Managers, Customer Service and Support, Social Media, Strategists and Innovation Management, CEOs, Founders, and all those involved with developing, designing & launching products, innovation and startups through out the entire product lifecycle process to guarantee successful products and companies.

Global Product Management Talk is a weekly mini-product camp Socratic discussion of pre-posted questions with live audio of thought leader and co-hosts commenting designed to bring Product Talks to product professionals wherever they are.

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