Product Development

What Driving A Bus Taught Me About Entrepreneurship And Crisis Management

A short-lived career in transportation prepared this CEO to make lane changes and to spot unexpected opportunities.

The Case That Could Change Product Liability

"Ford v. Bandemer," playing out in an obscure Minnesota jurisdiction, could bring companies across the U.S. a reprieve from product liability lawsuits.

Strat-O-Matic Chief Brings America the Boys of Summer Anyway

The iconic baseball board game gains new relevance as coronavirus crushes opening weekend of the major-league season.

Something’s Holding Back Healthcare Innovation—And It’s Hiding In Plain Sight

Collecting data for major innovations requires smart incentives at the clinical level that make it worthwhile for both physicians and their patients.

Ford CEO Bets Boldly on Electric Version of Mustang

The new Mustang Mach-E is more ambitious than even Ford's product developers had first envisioned—and, by many accounts, the credit for that goes to CEO Jim Hackett.

CEOs: the Ultimate Project Managers

In the beginning, companies sold products. Then they sold services. In recent years, the fashionable suggestion has been that companies sell experiences and solutions,...

Lifesize CEO On Two Different Stints as CEO Of The Company

Lifesize CEO Craig Malloy has run the company across two different eras—once in the 2000s before selling it Logitech and then again, a few years after leaving. He bought the company back, underwent a brutal tech transition and now is moving Lifesize forward.

Cedar CEO On Improving Healthcare’s Major Billing Problem

Florian Otto’s terrible experience stimulated him to start Cedar, which personalizes the billing process for patients. He talked with Chief Executive about why healthcare is no different than any other industry when it comes to consumer experiences.

How P&G Found A 400-Year-Old Renaissance Secret For Making Better Decisions

Former P&G CEO A.G. Lafley was looking for a way to “allow transparency to guide decisions.” What he discovered was the scientific method, a problem-solving device used by inventors from Leonardo to Steve Jobs.

33Across CEO On Bringing The Company Back From The Brink

33Across CEO Eric Wheeler talks about the company’s massive turnaround and how transparency allowed them to move forward with their employees.
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New Poll: CEOs Find Challenges In Using Customer Data To Drive Innovation

Ability to harness and sort through data for meaningful insights remains a hurdle, many say. “The key is...finding what is actually relevant.”

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls To Decade Low, But Few Predict Recession

Chief Executive’s June survey of 278 U.S. CEOs shows leading confidence indicator now at 5.5/10, the lowest reading in nearly a decade. Majority forecasts worsening conditions in the year ahead, though not a recession.