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Experimentation Accelerates New Product Introduction

Imagine a world in which everything that exists today is all that would exist in the future. We have today what we will ever have, which is what we have always had. Without regular experimentation our world would be stagnant. No new innovation eliminates the need for innovation, which removes the need for growth and industry. Stagnation within innovation leads to stagnation within the economy. It is a slippery slope that ends in the destruction of industry.

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Imagine a world in which everything that exists today is all that would exist in the future. We have today what we will ever have, which is what we have always had. Without regular experimentation our world would be stagnant. No new innovation eliminates the need for innovation, which removes the need for growth and industry. Stagnation within innovation leads to stagnation within the economy. It is a slippery slope that ends in the destruction of industry.

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Online marketing is all about the analytics. Any strong SEO campaign is going to be entirely built around them, and anyone at all invested in the success of their marketing campaign and the growth of their business is going to follow the numbers like it is the stock market.

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Topics: Business, Analytics

The way that your company monitors performance has just as much to do with its overall output as the physical work that each employee accomplishes. In order to ensure that your attrition level is not hight and you are getting the most out of your performance appraisals, make sure that you are following the four step process below.

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A mantra of successful business is that "those who fail to plan are just planning to fail." Below we will review the issues involved in strategic planning so that you can ask the right questions in the beginning of your process.

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Sourcing can seem like a juggling act for businesses. The methods that seem to work well during flush times can bottom out, or even make the business unstable, during those times when turbulence reigns. Establishing appropriate strategies that can weather those times that are turbulent and provide an even keel onto which to build a strong platform of sources. 

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Topics: Sourcing, Business

Hiring the best talent is a talent, especially when it comes to startup recruiting. We live in a digital world, but it is your staff that will make all of the difference in whether your company is growing or stagnant in the next few years. Here are some of the characteristics to look for in your next round of employees.

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Topics: Startups, Business

Coming up with a joint venture model is more than just allocating percentages and resources. There's a lot to consider, and failing to plan will only stunt your business. Before deciding definitively on a partner, the problems with joint ventures need to be fully smoothed out. Setting the expectations can be the key to assessing the value of the relationship before signing a contract and resolving disputes afterwards. 

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Research is often a vital part of a business's growth and success. Formulating a plan for meeting regulations when it comes to ensuring that products make it from the idea phase to the design phase and, finally, to the release phase. As Oracle noted in their white paper entitled, "Product Development Under the Microscope," every business can benefit from a concept known as business process management (BPM). Here's how:

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Topics: Regulation, Business

Creating leaders not followers is a concept that great leaders adopt when they are helping to successfully support and manage their teams. According to John W. Gardner, "Effective leaders deal not only with the explicit decisions of the day -- to approve a budget, announce a policy, discipline a subordinate -- but also with that partly conscious, partly buried world of needs and hopes, ideals and symbols." If you want to become like Gardner's effective leader who creates other leaders, then you need to ensure that you are leading by example.

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Choosing a partner or co-founder to your business takes careful consideration, and can often stump even the most competent of professionals. If you don't currently have someone in mind, then the person you're looking for may be right in front you as a current employee. Here's what to consider before you dive in.

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Topics: People, Founders
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