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Every business has some form of intellectual property. Have you identified your intellectual property? This article will help you identify and protect these valuable assets.
Tien Tzuo, Chief Strategy Officer for Salesforce.com, describes seven lessons for transforming an enterprise software business from a traditional direct sales model to one which leverages the internet to produce in-bound sales. He stresses the awareness cycle for Salesforce.com's products, free-trial offers, onion-based product design and the continuing importance of events in the complex enterprise software industry.
This tool guides entrepreneurs through a simple checklist to help identify intellectual property and to develop action steps to begin protecing it.
This tool will help entrepreneurs evaluate the many pricing policies available that can help attain pricing goals.
Having your company run like a well-oiled machine may not be enough. A company is not a machine, but a living entity. For true organizational alignment, a company needs to understand its sense of self, its values, and how it is perceived in the marketplace. Initiatives coming from a company's core values when matched to customer values have a better chance for success.
How can you come up with innovations as a scientist would? You need to dream big, come up with an expansive set of goals, and then break your plan down into a series of simple steps. Also put in place the best possible team and be sure to develop your plan B.
Businesses that can align their product and service offerings with both their business strategy and the customers' needs will grow the strongest businesses and maintain their success in the long run.
Addressing limitations and liabilities helps entrepreneurs analyze their business's ability to produce products, deliver services, and create new products and services.
Knowing where your products or services are in their life cycle will help you make refinements or adjustments to align them with your business strategy.
Although some companies can thrive by pushing beyond their current strengths, it makes sense to continue to offer products and services within a company's current core competencies.
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