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QuantumPM, Inc to Sponsor 7th Annual Open Innovation Conference and the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit

April 15, 2013

QuantumPM, Inc, announces their sponsorship of the 7th Annual Open Innovation Conference in Philadelphia and the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit in Maryland.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — QuantumPM (QPM) shows their support of innovation management and process strategies as a Silver Sponsor of the 7th Annual Open Innovation Conference, April 15(th) – 17(th). This will assemble executives charged with navigating every facet of their open innovation practice to discuss the application of smart-risk strategies to the open innovation framework, establishing a common language that articulates the goals of the open innovation practice, the identification of useful and reliable measures that report out the value of open innovation exercises, cultures that foster collaboration at every level of their enterprise, and expansion scenarios that identify new opportunities for growth and collaboration on a global scale.

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Kris Athey, CIO of QPM, will be speaking on Detours on the Journey to Sustainable Open Innovation Practices. This presentation covers QPM’s journey in the development of Innovation Director beginning with a partnership with Microsoft. It details the experiences over the course of implementing an innovation management tool for multiple internal Microsoft workgroups and the evolution into the current product. Dedicated to the continuous improvement of sustainable innovation, QPM took these lessons and insights and incorporated them into the workflows and functionality which is now the base for Innovation Director.

When structuring a conference agenda it is always our goal to make the intended delegations aware of leading-edge knowledge and the available tools necessary to succeed at the jobs that are critical to their organization’s success. QuantumPM in collaboration with Microsoft has brought such a tool to the market for Open Innovators with the introduction of Innovation Director. As Open Innovation practitioners strive to capture the collaborative enterprise’s creative energy to enhance their innovation portfolio,Innovation Director offers a viable solution for organizations to make the most of their innovation initiatives by capitalizing on the creative strengths of all partners involved while aligning their efforts with the goal of the collaborative initiative.” Dennis Noonan, Director, Marcus Evans

May 20(th) – 22(nd), QPM will be a sponsor and exhibitor at the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit in National Harbor, Maryland. With keynote speaker, General Colin Powell, the summit is the premier gathering of program and portfolio management executives focused on improving how organizations select, implement and manage IT initiatives and services.

“We are looking forward to our involvement in both of these events as an opportunity to listen to our customers and industry leaders to better understand their goals, problems, and direction. At QPM, we believe that great ideas are only part of the equation. We want to make sure we provide the right tools and processes so great ideas become great products and services.” Rose Blackburn, CEO,

About QuantumPM, LLC

QuantumPM, Inc., headquartered in Englewood CO, is a forward thinking innovation technology business dedicated to helping companies drive innovation and simplify processes for work management. QuantumPM provides a full complement of expert consulting services, custom development, support and products for enterprise innovation, work management, and Project Portfolio Management.

QuantumPM is a Microsoft Gold Partner and a PMI Registered Education Provider with deep expertise and business best practices for the implementation and support of Microsoft SharePoint and Project Server.

For additional information on QPM’s products and services, visit their website at http://www.quantumpm.comor contact them at 303-699-2334 or contact@quantumpm.com.

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Media Contact: Tyleen Hanson QuantumPM Inc, 720-224-0249, thanson@quantumpm.com

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