News and Articles About Product Development
There is a time when you must fall madly in love with the product you want to bring to market and a time to coolly determine if anybody else will.
A remote-controlled LED lightbulb and wireless earbuds are among the finalists in the Crowd2Shelf Contest hosted by office-supply chain Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable.
While waiting for something to get complete can feel like an eternity, it is important to make the most of that time.
Young consumers have distinct patterns for developing brand loyalty, beginning when the product is just somebody's good idea.
We all love great ideas but to get a product to market on time, and on budget, somebody needs to draw a line at good enough.
Empathetically observing customers use your product to solve their problem yields far better innovative ideas than simply asking for suggestions.
Heres how to use the scientific method to achieve success as an entrepreneur.
For entrepreneurs to succeed, they need to figure out consumers' needs and develop a product to solve these issues. Here are a few steps to help you determine product-market fit.
Both big and small companies can have difficulty determining if their product or service will be a success before it hits the market. But it doesn't have to be that way.
As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.
Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required.
Move beyond the minimum viable product with the help of your staff to develop the most valuable product.
The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them
A brand license works best when the licensors and licensees understand what to expect from each other. Misunderstandings are frustrating and costly.
To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often.
Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier.
The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly.
Dream big and surround yourself with positive people. But theres a window of time when the entrepreneur must throw these tenets out the window.
For the typical start up, the less splashy the launch the better the chances of quietly refining the product and finding the first customer.
Monitor your company's progress on cash flow, investment prospecting, hiring, customers and product development.
The definition of product design has expanded thanks to the likes of Nest and Jawbone.
The products of rival firms can prompt and motivate a company to differentiate its offerings and invent new solutions.
As you launch projects or make changes, it's vital to think about ways things can go wrong.
Learn to articulate what you want, spend time listening and try to understand the other side. And experiment with these seven steps.
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