I wanted to share this cool infographic from the Arena Blog - 5 ways you can prepare your business to scale. This seems to be focusing mostly on how you can prepare as a hardware company (product data, operations/engineering focused) but I think it's a nice check list for anyone involved with bringing a product to market.

 

http://blog.arenasolutions.com/wp-content/plugins/autothumb/image.php?src=/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/scaling3.png&aoe=1&q=100&w=698&h=1304&hash=5ff7063544a908dcd4235c68c0dce2c8