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Every Product Manager Needs Product Development Team

In today’s world, there are a number of thriving companies. There are, however, many more companies that don’t end up thriving. Don’t you ever question why? The most common reason for these entrepreneurial failures is a lack of sufficient market validation and market validation mistakes. There are many peer-reviewed studies compiled by the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) that illustrates about half of all product development projects fail; this failure rate is especially much higher in smaller and startup companies. Now, how can companies avoid this failure? The answ...

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. ...

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 cons...

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 ever...

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 tha...

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 inp...

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...