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Bain Public (transl. public bath) originated from a communal need for cleanliness. Lack of strategic leadership in your product planning efforts? We assess, cleanse and remove friction from people and processes to boost sell-through and keep the focus on building great products.

Bain Public to give a Product Workshop at Agile Testing Days

(Montreal, Canada) - Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be giving a 120 minute workshop at Agile Testing Days in Potsdam, Germany. Paul has a strong business track record, a unique message worth hearing and a natural speaker/storyteller. Agile Testing Days is an annual European conference for and by international professionals involved in the agile world. It is proclaimed Europe’s greatest agile software testing festival. Founded in 2009, Agile Testing Days conference provides the stage for international professionals to share in best pra...

We do it because it’s good business

This year, by partnering with Founder Fuel, we set a lofty goal to undertake pro bono advisory work bringing the ideas of Product Leadership, Product Strategy and Product Development processes to 2019 cohort startups. We’ve given a full day Product Management workshop and over fifty hours of advisory services in the startup interest. We did so because it’s good business, also for the pedagogic value of enhancing our technology, market and industry understanding. The standout component was our one-on-one time with the startup founders. Running a startup is not easy work. They forgo stabil...

The Top 7 Product Management Software Systems You Should Know About

It’s safe to say that shipping a product from start to finish is no easy task for a product manager. In order to get the job done properly and efficiently, product managers deserve the proper software, tools and resources needed to create and execute successful products. Bain Public’s experienced group of product managers reviewed the following 7 product management software systems, helping product managers with a wide variety of tasks such as product strategy and roadmapping, task management, customer feedback, user testing and much more. 1. Aha!: Roadmap and Build Products Customers Love ...

Bain Public to give a Guest Faculty Talk at the Institute of Product Leadership

(Montreal, Canada) - Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be giving an expert talk webinar at the Institute of Product Leadership, a niche management school with 4 campuses in India. Paul has a strong business track record, a unique message worth hearing and a natural speaker/storyteller. The Institute of Product Leadership is a B-school designed to create product leaders with new age skills. It's essentially a growth incubator, which aims to accelerate career paths of select senior professionals, chosen based on the outstanding potential f...

Bain Public to give a talk at ProductCamp Silicon Valley 2019

(Montreal, Canada) - Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be speaking at ProductCamp Silicon Valley, hosted by Santa Clara University‘s Leavey School of Business. Paul has a strong business track record, a unique message worth hearing and a natural speaker/storyteller. A conference by product managers, for product managers - ProductCamp Silicon Valley is a unique opportunity to learn from, share with, and network with professionals involved in product management, marketing, entrepreneurship, and development from around the world. Unlike tra...

What Goes Into a Good Product Roadmap? A Guide to Narrowing your Focus.

At Bain Public, we have learned a lot in the many hours and conversations spent mentoring, advising and consulting in product management. Companies that don’t have a simple and clearly defined roadmap are likely to fall into the sorry category of those that have failed to execute their product strategy, or worse, those that never even had one in the first place. Getting it wrong comes in two forms: building the wrong product and building the product wrong. Furthermore, building the wrong features negatively impacts growth and valuations, and building features that don’t count are an insane...

Identifying Market Opportunities: Here’s How You Can Create, Measure and Monetize Customer Value

Creating value is an essential starting point and a fundamental concept for all businesses and their objectives. It’s as simple as this: a business must create value and deliver it in an efficient way so that it will generate profit after cost. But how exactly do you create, measure and monetize this value? Finding market opportunities, choosing a revenue model and delivering value to customers are all fundamental steps to reaching your product goals. Steps to Creating, Measuring and Monetizing Customer Value 1. Find Market Opportunities To begin, it is important to find a market opportu...

Essential Ingredients to Reach your Product Goals: Here's How to Accelerate Company Growth

The position of product manager can often be difficult to define. The job is not simply about covering tactical activities like managing backlogs, releases and user testing. It’s also about being strategic in delivering the true customer value, creating revenue at low cost and then getting your team to buy-in. So then how can you, as a product manager, accelerate a company’s growth and reach product goals? It is important to note that product management goes hand in hand with product innovation. Innovation is a key ingredient to creating and fueling growth for a company. If a customer find...

Achieve Leadership Results: Here are 7 Ways for you to Gain Product Momentum

It is no secret that a product manager needs momentum in areas such as product development, product sales and customer adoption in order to succeed. As a product leader, you need momentum to gain executive buy-in as well as engineering and marketing resources so that you can create interest and awareness around your product. Without support from stakeholders to access the resources you need, your product could fail. This seems like a lot of pressure to succeed right? Well, luckily we have outlined the different ways you can build momentum and succeed as a product leader. Embracing a growth ...

Empathy -- Lead with your EARS and not with your MOUTH

As promised, here are the slides from my talk at Impact Product Management Conference 2018 event in Budapest, Hungary. Watch the video here : https://youtu.be/91uOZLT4bv4 The challenges of product development are not about products. They are about interpersonal relations. The empathic component is what makes a product manager special. In a field that values objective performance, spending your time on empathic interaction is perceived as a waste of time because is not measurable. But there is a connection between empathy and other outcomes, such as enhanced team buy-in, smoother commun...