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Bain Public to take part in a Product Management conversation focused on Artificial Intelligence on “Get Your AI On!” podcast, by MorphL

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will taking part in a Product Management conversation focused on Artificial Intelligence in collaboration with MorphL - the AI platform for e-commerce. "Get Your AI On!" is a podcast hosted by Ciprian Borodescu, where founders, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and even AI researchers are invited to share their experience in dealing with business problems that can be solved through intelligent use of data. About Paul Ortchanian With all the new technologies that are being developed, AI is...

Product Thinking: an interview with Bain Public

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO of Bain Public will take part in a Product culture conversation focused on product-mindset and product-led growth on Input Logic's Product Thinking interview series - featuring regular interviews with super-sharp product managers, leaders and thinkers from a huge range of companies. About Paul Ortchanian Paul Ortchanian is a pro in injecting strategies and tactics to monetize his client's businesses. He held leadership roles at Bay Area startups and high growth organizations like WatchMojo -- helping establish product functions, as well a...

Avoiding Burnout: What You Can Do To Maintain a Work-Life Balance

We all have too much to do and too little time to do it. As a product manager, you may have already learned how to plan and prioritize a product roadmap. But how can you help yourself do the same? How do you keep yourself from taking on too much and burning out or continuously spinning your wheels? In response to a Reddit question asking whether there are product roles that exist with a work-life balance, one user answered: "It depends. If you're a PM at an early stage startup, expect to work a lot. PMs at larger established companies (think FAANG) tend to have good work-life balance becau...

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), what (...

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 (e...

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...