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3 Pictures That Will Shape Your View Of Bain Public SOAP™

We created SOAP™ an actionable 12-week virtual workshop series to help you jump through the hoops of prioritization and roadmap planning by using a clear, measurable, reproducible process for prioritizing features and initiatives. SOAP™ is a methodology that we developed for product planning and roadmap prioritization based on Product Strategy, Lean Startup, User-centered design, Data Science and more. You can use the process as is, but we also created the SOAP™ product to maximize your results. Done right, SOAP™ keeps the team, management, and stakeholders aligned on the why (goals), ...

Evolving Hyper-Local Digital News With Metro Media

It’s clear that times have changed with the emergence of digital media. When was the last time you actually held a newspaper in your hands? The fact of the matter is that newspaper circulation has fallen with the mass adoption of the internet and digital media, which in turn has led to the loss in purchase intent of advertisers. Today, people are looking for more timely, local news displayed in a quick and digestible format on their smart devices — rather than going out and buying or picking up a newspaper. Furthermore, as the population in urban cities increases, public transportation and ...

Are You A Coachable Product Leader?

It’s rare for me to find a company whose strategy is specific and actionable enough to prioritize product work. When faced with a laundry list of strategies filled with 5, 8 or 13 tactical goals, it can be very difficult to prioritize anything. While most of your roadmap initiatives support one tactic or another, each functional group will call out for new initiatives that match other objectives and they’ll want the entire development effort in the upcoming release. However, their backlog of worthy improvements will be infinitely deep. What ends up happening is each functional group (eng...

Halloween Spooktacular: The Dark Side of Product Management

We’ve all been there. Your very first break into product management. In the startup world, a lot of people become product managers by default rather than design. People think that product managers operate this very critical, high-leverage function that, when executed correctly, greatly facilitates the leap past prototypes into a steady return of profits. But when things go wrong, there’s nothing worse for a product manager than losing credibility with their team, executives and customers. Sometimes there’s no going back. When product management is done poorly, it can create scary and often ...

Strategic Gridlock? Discover the Tools You Need to Drive Product Decisions

Many CEOs will tell you that they’re the best-informed people when it comes to knowing what customers need — and that they’re in the best position to drive decisions on product priorities. What happens here is that these expectations and this type of behaviour become the primary contributor to product strategy gridlock. Often people will become product managers by default rather than through decision. What the CEO needs to do is shift their focus toward building the product leadership team, empowering the product manager to think strategically and focus on features that map and complement ...

Integrating Xero With WatchMojo: Taking Invoice Input Processes To The Next Level

Originally published on Xero Developer Network; Stories, insights and updates from the Xero Dev team With over 100 billion all-time minutes of watch time and more than 36 million global subscribers, WatchMojo creates video content, which is translated and distributed through multiple online platforms like YouTube, as well as subsidiaries and partner companies. Their mission is to reimagine video production, lower video creation costs, and give viewers access to their content library from anywhere, embedded on any platform. Using the Xero API, the team at WatchMojo, and their product consul...

Bain Public to Lead an Expert Workshop in Collaboration with Cooperathon

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO of Bain Public, will be leading a workshop in collaboration with Cooperathon. This virtual pan-canadian event will host early-stage startup entrepreneurs who have embarked in a 28-day marathon which includes workshops and teamwork on Saturdays, as well as specialized sessions and follow-ups on weeknights. About Cooperathon Cooperathon is an open-innovation challenge at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship, and inclusion. The 5th edition (2020) is an opportunity for Canadians to make a difference, especially in the post-crisis co...