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Bain Public will mobilize and engage its employees & startup community on gender equality issues

March 8, 2021 is International Women's day. A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. As a business, we want to achieve success in ways that honour our ethical values as well as respect women in startups and product leadership communities. We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From challenge comes change, so let's all choose to challenge. So, hand ...

Is Your Organization Doing Everything It Can To Explore, Evolve And Execute Products?

The appetite for building exceptional products has never been higher, and yet, many organizations struggle to grow effective and successful product management. With that in mind, how can business leaders develop organization competency and fast-track product innovation? How can they improve processes and build product culture maturity from within the organization? At Bain Public, we make sure a product-driven culture is a fundamental part of an organization’s decision-making process. We put in place product-centric values and product management habits that deliver genuine business value. ...

A Force For Good: How We're Giving Back To Pre-Seed Canadian Startups

At Bain Public, we’re proud to offer free one-on-one sessions, discounted rates and lead pro-bono partnership efforts, donating company time to provide product-driven startups with expert advice and coaching about product management. In giving back, we’ve established a way to positively impact the Canadian startup ecosystem. We’re humble that as an influential organization, we can share product leadership best practices and transform organizations through product-driven culture adoption when they’re in their infancy (pre-seed), helping them drive a path toward a clearer view of the bigger...

Risk Neutral vs Progressive Roadmaps: Here’s How To Survive a Recession.

Let’s face it. As COVID-19 continues to threaten the normalcy of our lives, there is no turning back from the recession that is hitting our economy. What does that mean for a company? As we’ve seen, recessions can create wide and long-standing performance gaps between companies. A company’s performance during and after a recession depends not just on the decisions it makes, but also on who makes them. Product managers play an important role in steering leadership to evolve the product strategy and corresponding tactics. Companies that are neglecting to take large roadmap bets to competiti...

Bain Public to Lead a Product Workshop with Acceleprise SF, NY and TO cohort startups

(Montreal, Canada) - Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be leading a workshop on February 4th in collaboration with Acceleprise: The B2B SaaS-focused accelerator. These online workshops will host startup founders from the Toronto, New York, and San Francisco cohorts! Paul’s unique experience brings together the necessity of great engineering and the beauty of product strategy. With this, he has identified an actionable process that enables him to offer concrete messages about product management and operations. Which led him to create a v...

Bain Public to lead an product-centric workshop with Centech's winter 2021 cohort

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be leading a workshop on January 22nd in collaboration with Centech: a world-class business incubator based in Montreal. Centech is dedicated to high-tech (deeptech) companies with high growth potential. It is a non-profit organization fueled by ÉTS open to everyone and offers two support programs for startups: the acceleration program (12 weeks), then the strongest potentials are selected to get into the propulsion program (24 months). Centech performs particularly well in the field...

Giving time in 2021

In 2020, Bain Public donated time and expertise to turn pre-seed startup ideas into a fully-fledged digital products. The biggest mistake I see product leaders and managers make in leading their roadmaps is to get hooked up by its features. You don’t arrive at a better product roadmap by pitting hundreds of features against each other in a vote-war. What you really want is to focuses on the process through meticulous collaborative discussions with a beginning, a middle and an end. To honor the point above, we've made it possible to book a free one-on-one mentor call with myself, and we'll...