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Product Development

What Agile Concepts Are Being Used Outside of Product Development?

Quora | Posted 01.06.2017 | Technology

What are some examples of Agile concepts being successfully used outside of IT/software product development? originally appeared on Quora - the knowle...

Robust Design Compliance as a strong competitive advantage

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Anna Lykke Lundholm-Andersen Compliance with various standards in product development often amounts to intense requirements within ...

The Pink Tax and Pink Expectations

Jenny Darroch | Posted 03.05.2017 | Business
Jenny Darroch

I was fortunate enough to be interviewed about the Pink Tax this morning by Becky Quick, host of the CNBC syndicated show "On the Money." The Pink ...

Better User Feedback Starts With The Right State of Mind

Tim Wu | Posted 02.04.2017 | Business
Tim Wu

Feedback is the nexus between user needs and product development. But gathering and using it effectively doesn't come easily; it's one of the trickiest things to get right.

Ignoring Your Product/Service Lifecycle Is Costing You Clients

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

Just as your business moves through stages of growth and development, products and services undergo a cycle of life from development to decline. Knowing where each of your products stands in the product/service lifecycle is crucial to the ongoing success of your business.

Global Digital Media Factbook 2014-15 Helps Firms Strategize

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.27.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

How can media firms strategize, plan budgets, and decide where to allocate their resources effectively?

The Gluten-free Evolution, With Insight From Dr. Lucy of Lucy's

Amanda Greene | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste
Amanda Greene

Have you noticed the prevalence of gluten free (GF) foods lately? They're for sale at grocery stores, specialty shops, cafes and restaurants. I covere...

Finding Your Secret Sales Team

Chris O'Connor | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Chris O'Connor

Everyone is in sales. It doesn't matter what industry you are in or your role within an organization. We're all selling something. And the most successful people not only know this, they embrace it and look for ways to make selling easier.

Jumpshot: An Experiment in Rapid Product Development

Carrie Yury | Posted 06.30.2013 | Small Business
Carrie Yury

This is part of "Freefalling Ethnographer," a series about life inside a digital innovation start-up. Being at a start-up not only provides the oppor...

Crowdsourcing: The Missing Link in Manufacturing Innovation

Brad Wiandt | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business
Brad Wiandt

American manufacturing will grow again when new products emerge as our key differentiator and competitive edge. To achieve this, we need products dreamt up by people in the field, people who know the pain points and opportunities firsthand. Crowdsourcing may be the key.

Lessons Learned

Aron Susman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Small Business
Aron Susman

I joined my first startup about four years ago, in what I thought was early in the life of the company. We had about 50 paying enterprise customers us...

Alice Hines

Budweiser's Risky Move | Alice Hines | Posted 11.08.2012 | Business

For food and beverage companies, crowdsourcing new flavors has become nearly as trendy as salted caramel or pumpkin spice. Early next year, Budwei...

Anything They Can Do, You Can Do Better

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

Uncertainty is an easier destination to arrive at than confidence, especially when the truth is, there's no such thing as making anything that's really new. Everything is an evolution of something else. But you can make something better.

Everything I Know About Startups I Learned From My Teenager

Betsy Corcoran | Posted 04.25.2012 | Technology
Betsy Corcoran

Most sane people would not choose to start their first company at the same time as having teenagers. But it's turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Running a startup is a heck of a lot like being a teenager.

Entrepreneurs: Slow Down To Speed Up

Brad Feld | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business
Brad Feld

I see so many startups rushing to just get stuff out, without thinking hard about "what that stuff is and why anyone would care."

4 Steps To Pricing Like A Pro

Jim Schuchart | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business
Jim Schuchart

Follow these four steps to quantifying customer value and you'll be on the path to pricing like the pros.

Dear Entrepreneur: Stop Dreaming And Launch That Business

Naveen Jain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Naveen Jain

You don't need to have breakthrough vision to launch your company -- you need to have breakthrough execution.

GE Is Innovating Like A Startup

Steve Blank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Blank

"Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of s...

Dear Entrepreneur, Get To Know Your Market

Dave Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Lerner

This is part of my ongoing Series on Getting From Zero to One. You have been refining and cultivating your map almost daily by now. The exercise has ...

How to Mine the Gold of Internal Criticism

Peggy McColl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peggy McColl

Through my Coaching You to Success program I have had occasions to counsel clients on how to improve their products and services based on customer fee...