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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...

Bain Public to Sponsor Holt Accelerator Deal Day's and Fintech Show

(Montreal, Canada) – Bain Public will be sponsoring Holt Fintech Accelerator’s deal days and fintech show for it’s 2020 cohort. Backed by one of Canada's most influential families, the Holt Fintech Accelerator is a global fintech matchmaker with a mission to help early-stage companies cross the chasm. By leveraging their 300+ advisory network, they facilitate deal flow and build eligibility. Their advisory army is composed of financial institutions, Institutional investors, or accredited fintech investors, and experts in the space, anywhere from academia, to entrepreneurs to service provide...

The Digital Platform Behind Bain Public’s SOAP™

As product managers, you’re often probably delayed by the time-consuming document assembly necessary for ‘spaced repetition’ of the roadmap strategy. As you well know, repeating your product strategy often leads to better recall later on and prevents any misalignment in the future. One of the best ways to increase the strength of memory is through this repetition at regular intervals, targeting communication and engagement approaches. And while keeping everything in a task management tool (i.e. Jira, Trello, Asana project boards) works fine, it requires the product managers to remind every...

Introducing the Bain Public SOAP™ Product Leadership Framework. A Practical Definition.

Most companies don’t have a clear picture of their roadmap. This is the reason why many businesses fail, so the question to many business owners out there is this: are you confident that your engineering team is building the right features? Bain Public’s SOAP™ methodology and tool offers a full picture of your product strategy, tactics, metrics and roadmap all in one place. So there’s no more guessing, no lack of focus or direction. Bain Public companies grow faster because everyone is aligned, motivated, inspired, and ready to innovate. But first, what is SOAP™? SOAP™ is a methodology that...