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What is Customer Development?

Customer Development So far I have posted on Business Models, Value Propositions, and now I want to point to Customer Development. I am late to this party and through reading the Lean Startup by Eric Ries, which I found out about through a Product Management course I was taking, I learned about Steve Blank and Customer […]

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Watch “Rural Post Offices Transformed by E-commerce” on YouTube #Innovation

This video discusses the impact e-commerce has had on a rural post office. The impacts range from a big increase in packages coming to the post office but is contradicted by many closed shops in the town. But then people in the town are opening their own online businesses. I went through categorizations of this […]

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What is a Business Model?

A few weeks ago I was sent off with the task to figure out a business model for a product with the CFO. Well, in my head I said, what’s a business model? And of course I started an internet search for sample business models. In my research I discovered another term that people define […]

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What is a Value Proposition?

In 2007, at my first Metro DC ATD (formerly ASTD) Chapter board meeting, the president of the chapter asked everyone what our value proposition was? I had volunteered for the role of Director of Membership because I never received my username and password for the site and I was determined to fix my own problem. […]