Product Development http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/product-development The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Product Development en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT 3 Steps to Determine Product-Market Fit 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. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236833 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236833 Will Caldwell Last Things First: 4 Secrets to Acing Your Product Development Process 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. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236498 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236498 Frank Robinson The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap 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. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236264 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236264 Peter Gasca Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236301 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236301 Steve Blank Your Secret Resource to Get a Better Product: Customer Service Move beyond the minimum viable product with the help of your staff to develop the most valuable product. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236280 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236280 Leyla Seka The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235838 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235838 JD Albert To Build a Great Licensing Partnership, Discuss Expectations Early A brand license works best when the licensors and licensees understand what to expect from each other. Misunderstandings are frustrating and costly. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235248 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235248 Pete Canalichio Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product? To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235201 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235201 JD Albert Finding a Top-Notch Manufacturer for Your Startup Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235167 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235167 Jason Lucash Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY? The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235135 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235135 Rohan Ayyar When Testing New Ideas, Keep Simplicity and Your Ego in Check Dream big and surround yourself with positive people. But there’s a window of time when the entrepreneur must throw these tenets out the window. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235107 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235107 Tanya Benedicto Klich Embrace the Soft Launch For the typical start up, the less splashy the launch the better the chances of quietly refining the product and finding the first customer. Wed, 28 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234157 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234157 Rohan Ayyar 5 Must-Track Metrics to Keep Your Startup Alive Monitor your company's progress on cash flow, investment prospecting, hiring, customers and product development. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233024 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233024 Peter S. Cohan New Breed of Products Aims to Improve Users' Lives The definition of product design has expanded thanks to the likes of Nest and Jawbone. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232858 Richard Schatzberger Is Competition a Catalyst for Innovation? The products of rival firms can prompt and motivate a company to differentiate its offerings and invent new solutions. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232847 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232847 Jason Johnson What's That Behind You! Why Paranoia is Good for Business. As you launch projects or make changes, it's vital to think about ways things can go wrong. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232625 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232625 Adam Callinan The Art of Having a Productive Argument Learn to articulate what you want, spend time listening and try to understand the other side. And experiment with these seven steps. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232602 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232602 Sharí Alexander Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention. Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232379 Stephen Key The Ultimate Test: Turning Your Cool Idea Into a Great Product Developing careful manufacturing design guidelines and specifications along with continuous reviews will help ensure you deliver on what your customers desire. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232371 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232371 Chris Herbert and Christian Smith Brand Like Your Company Really Matters In a rapidly changing landscape, businesses must to get closer to customers to create products they will truly value. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232247 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232247 Cory Sistrunk