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Enthiosys' Innovation Games(R) Certified Facilitator Program Goes International and Broadens Industry Expertise.

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- On December 13, 2006, Enthiosys, Inc., graduated its second class of certified Innovation Games([R]) facilitators, who, after two days of in-depth instruction are now prepared to provide clients with a range of consulting services.

Developed by Enthiosys Inc., Innovation Games are a set of proven techniques that product teams can use to engage customers to gain deeper understanding and insights that can be applied to accomplish strategic and tactical goals including:

* Discovering new product opportunities

* Eliciting and prioritizing new product requirements

* Identifying opportunities to enhance existing products and features

* Understanding how your products fit into your customers' world

* Creating product roadmaps

* Deepening customer relationships

Supported by a Certified Innovation Games Facilitator, clients have armed themselves with a deeper level of customer understanding, to fuel innovation programs that ultimately create higher value products and services.

This highly accomplished group included professionals from Toronto, Boston & Seattle, each with deep domain expertise in industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Consumer Packaged Goods and Software. Participants included:

* Mara Krieps, Pivotal Product Management

* Megann Willson, Panoptika, Inc.

* Steve Willson, Panoptika, Inc.

* Eileen Doyle, The Livingston Group

Founder and CEO Luke Hohmann says: "Over the past year we've enjoyed watching a growing number of companies find success in using Innovation Games. Our certified facilitators are helping lead this growth by working with their clients to apply the Innovation Games techniques, in turn helping them to develop the innovative products and services needed to be successful.

"Our clients are excited about Innovation Games. Now they can give their teams the opportunity to develop real, actionable ideas side-by-side with their customers, in a truly enjoyable environment. At Panoptika, we're excited to have another great tool to help our clients make better business decisions." - Megann and Steve Willson, Panoptika Inc.

About Enthiosys

Enthiosys is a product management and product strategy consulting firm dedicated to helping companies who develop software-enabled products. Our integrated set of services can provide the missing bridge between strategy and execution and between technology and markets. We leverage our deep understanding of Agile software development practices, proven customer-centric market research techniques, and unique consulting methodologies to help you improve your products, processes and the people who drive them.
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Date:Jan 3, 2007
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