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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...

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...

A Day in the Life of a Product Management Consultant

Is something broken in your team’s product management? If the answer is yes, you’re in the right place. At Bain Public, we help build roadmaps and innovative products for early-stage companies. How, you ask? Meet George Korkejian, he joined our team last summer and dedicated himself to supporting entrepreneurs through Bain Public. As a product management consultant, he acts as a coach and a mentor to his clients, providing them with frameworks that guide them toward making the best product decisions. It’s not about gut feeling: George presents his clients with the best ways to gather inpu...

The Top 6 Roles to Describe a Product Manager

The role of a product manager could never fit into a box. It’s difficult to define. There’s no set or standard job description. So what exactly does a product manager do? And why should companies care about investing in them? The best product managers think strategically and make difficult trade-offs quickly. They use unconventional ways to spread the vision and have the ability to keep cool under pressure with tight deadlines. They prioritize conflicts and manage revenue targets, resource constraints, and market demands. You would almost think product managers have super powers if they ca...

When Executives Tell You What to Build, They Approve the Development of Unnecessary Features

When building a product strategy, it can get tricky to predict and prevent which features will be of use and which ones will be unnecessary. At Bain Public, we’ve discovered the main issue with building the wrong features, is that they will incur a huge opportunity cost for a business. Therefore, the role of roadmapping as a whole, as well as the development of the prioritization process itself and all the key steps and conversations in between, are crucial to the learning process. The following article shows a break-down explaining this process and how product managers can strategically t...

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 ...