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The 4 Traits Every Good Project Manager Needs
Startups

The 4 Traits Every Good Project Manager Needs

Entrepreneurs and founders must operate like product managers to succeed.
Brian de Haaff
3 Tips for Manufacturing Products That Last a Lifetime
Product Design

3 Tips for Manufacturing Products That Last a Lifetime

Companies across consumer product categories, from Patagonia apparel to All-Clad cookware, are successfully marketing their products by focusing on longevity, not price.
Dave Kahng
7 Things Startups Should Know About Outsourcing Development
Outsourcing

7 Things Startups Should Know About Outsourcing Development

Keep factors such as technology standards, intellectual property rights and personalized communication in mind. They'll save you.
Steve Young
3 Road-Mapping Sins That Could Kill Your Next Product
Product Launch

3 Road-Mapping Sins That Could Kill Your Next Product

The road map is a vital part of product development. But only if it's done correctly will it save your company from a rude awakening at launch time.
Tony Scherba
The Number 1 Mistake Most Founders Make
Customer Feedback

The Number 1 Mistake Most Founders Make

You better be right if you are so confident your idea is perfect that you don't ask intended customers what they think.
Mike Jones
3 Tips to Declutter Your Product Offerings
Product Development

3 Tips to Declutter Your Product Offerings

Let simplicity reign. Very complicated products can confuse customers and kill sales.
Tom Alexander
Remembering Microsoft's Zune: 4 Product-Planning Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Product Development

Remembering Microsoft's Zune: 4 Product-Planning Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Zune struggled to capture even one-eighth of the iPod's market share. Why did Zune, backed by the Microsoft tech juggernaut, fail to find its foothold? Simple: product planning.
Tony Scherba
5 Steps to Launching a New Product in a Week
Product Development

5 Steps to Launching a New Product in a Week

It doesn't take long to go from concept to launch when you have a plan.
Jonathan Long
3 Ways to Redesign Your Product and Spark a Price Revolution
Growth Strategies

3 Ways to Redesign Your Product and Spark a Price Revolution

Find out if you should make your product less expensive.
Richard Koch
The 3 Tasks You Need Your Product Management Team to Do
Product Development

The 3 Tasks You Need Your Product Management Team to Do

Develop something that's unique. Just don't expect it to be perfect.
Agatha Kurjanowicz
3 Strategies to Make Your Product the Best Before It Comes out of the Shadows
Product Development

3 Strategies to Make Your Product the Best Before It Comes out of the Shadows

Forget the secrecy. Instead, focus on running enough competitive analysis to successfully differentiate your product.
Ray Beharry
5 Key Ways to Make Your Product More Useful or More Appealing to Customers
Product Development

5 Key Ways to Make Your Product More Useful or More Appealing to Customers

In order to proposition simplify your product, try these tips for making it either more useful or more appealing to buyers.
Richard Koch
How to Make Your First IoT Product a Great One
Internet of Things

How to Make Your First IoT Product a Great One

Care in prototyping and planning will help you avoid mistaking hype for traction and prevent your new product from becoming a connected catastrophe.
Tony Scherba
You Can't Expand While Your House Is on Fire
Product Development

You Can't Expand While Your House Is on Fire

Some steps you just don't get to skip, like having a product that works as advertised, at a cost that makes economic sense.
George Deeb