Is the way you measure product-development performance harming your company’s health? New research suggests that it might be.
Content: Article | Authors: Marek Kowski, Mike Gordon, Sander Smits | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Innovation, Products & Services
Product development is often a make-or-break issue for start-ups, and it’s also one of the most poorly understood, entrepreneur Dan Cohen said during a recent presentation at Wharton San Francisco.
Content: Article | Author: Dan Cohen | Source: Knowledge@Wharton | Subjects: Innovation, Products & Services
Calling all business students and students of business: Pocket MBA shrinks a complete MBA coursebook to iPhone size. The app originally sells for $29.99, but you can get the lite version for free from the iTunes App Store.
Based on the work of Jae K. Shim (co-author of “The Vest-Pocket MBA”), Pocket MBA covers topics ranging from Business Strategy to Economics to Information Technology.
In each of … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Subjects: Education, MBA Related, Products & Services
Legendary retailers Sam Walton and Ray Kroc used to hunt for real estate at 30,000 feet; they used private planes to survey the country for prime spots in which to open new stores. Now a new website, ZoomProspector, attempts to provide business owners a similar bird’s-eye view of the commercial landscape from their desk chairs.
Using information from local governments and other sources, ZoomProspector allows companies … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Subject: Products & Services | Industry: Real Estate
Mashable’s online business toolbox lists more than 270 online apps for running your business, broken down into the following categories:
Accounting, Billing, Invoicing, Estimating & Contracts
Calendars & Scheduling
Charts, Diagrams, and Whiteboards
Collaboration & Workgroups
Conferences, Presentations & Meetings
Crowdsourcing, Networking & Community
Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service & Contact Management
Database, File Storage & Information Management
Employee Management, Payroll & Human Resources
Marketing & Publicity
Money Making & eCommerce Solutions
Organization & Management
Phone … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Source: Mashable | Subjects: IT / Technology / E-Business, Products & Services
Book summaries can be a useful tool to time-starved souls who want to keep up with business thought, trends, concepts, etc. In the spirit of summarizing, here is a summary of the various book summary services along with some free resources.
UPDATED December 2015
Content: Member-Contributed Content | Author: Jeff Blum | Subjects: Personal Development, Productivity / Work Tips, Products & Services
Enterprise software selection is a risky undertaking. Even after you’ve determined your requirements, the crucial software assessment and negotiation phases are potential minefields. Find out how you can reduce the risk involved in choosing a solution that meets your needs.
Content: Article | Author: Bill Carson | Source: TechnologyEvaluation.com | Subjects: IT / Technology / E-Business, Productivity / Work Tips, Products & Services
Enterprise software selection is a risky undertaking for any organization. Find out how you can reduce the risk with a best-practice approach to assessment, evaluation, and selection—and learn how to reduce the time and cost involved in choosing the right solution.
Content: Article | Author: Bill Carson | Source: TechnologyEvaluation.com | Subjects: IT / Technology / E-Business, Productivity / Work Tips, Products & Services | Industry: Software