Lean Product Management : Successful products from fuzzy business ideas (ebook)

Author: Mangalam Nandakumar Lean Product Management is about finding the smartest way to build an Impact Driven Product that can deliver value to customers and meet business outcomes when operating under internal and external constraints. Author, Mangalam Nandakumar, is a product management expert, with over 17 years of experience in the field. Businesses today are … Read more

UberEats faces new battle from Australian food ordering platform

Sydney man John Saadie was quietly plotting the launch of an online food ordering platform well before UberEats, Menulog or Deliveroo burst onto the scene. He launched Order Up! in 2011, and now counts Nando’s, Caltex and Grill’d among platform subscribers. The end-to-end solution for retailers enables them to manage their online ordering, payments and delivery logistics … Read more

Need templated forms, business plan samples or industry reports? Check out ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database!

Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more

Naomi Simson on the difference between ‘traffic’ and audience: This is a quality, not a quantity, game

I’m sure I’m not alone in having clicked on an article or blog after being sucked in by a disingenuous headline. The NT News aside, many brands are guilty of this practice aimed to drive traffic to their sites known as ‘click bait’. It is simply misleading, false, fake ads and damaging. There are scammers at every … Read more


Sydney based startup, Seaquatix, proves that entrepreneurial inspiration can strike anywhere, anytime – even while snorkeling off the coast of Asia. Seaquatix is the brainchild of founders Aprille Lim and Max Mabeka who have developed waterproof cases for phones and valuables using thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) technology and a patented lock system. “Max and I were holidaying … Read more

Singapore startup Carousell has raised $112 million in Series C funding to invest in AI

Singaporean e-commerce startup Carousell has raised $US85 million ($112.4 million) in its series C funding round, and will use the cash to bring artificial intelligence into the world of classified ads. Founded in 2012, Carousell is a community marketplace app intended to make buying and selling items as easy as possible. It launched in Australia in … Read more

Overcrowded : designing meaningful products in a world awash with ideas (book)

Author: Roberto Verganti The standard text on innovation advises would-be innovators to conduct creative brainstorming sessions and seek input from outsiders — users or communities. This kind of innovating can be effective at improving products but not at capturing bigger opportunities in the marketplace. In this book Roberto Verganti offers a new approach — one … Read more