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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 Story Behind Our Advisory Work With WatchMojo

Over the last 3 years, Bain Public has worked closely with the Canada-based media production and distribution company WatchMojo. During this time, it has been our job as innovative and creative product leaders to help them uncover opportunities, explore pain points, align priorities and optimise their production process. As our partnership together has grown, WatchMojo has looked to us for clarity. We work closely with their engineering team to deliver on our promises to help them continuously produce more videos and expand on their distribution capabilities to generate more licensing reve...

Just How Bad Is The Pressure To Move Fast For YouTube Creators? Here’s Watchmojo's Unity.

WatchMojo was entering its expansion-stage and we knew that there was a huge market growth opportunity in front of us, if we could just execute on it quickly, avoid common pitfalls and things falling through the cracks. From previous years we had battle scars. Our VPs had already realized that things were very different at scale and managing video production through spreadsheets and best-in-breed productivity tools were not operating smoothly and had apparent problems. "We need to become a well-coordinated execution machine with multiple global partners" Ashkan Karbasfrooshan, CEO of Watch...

Our immersion into Deep and Machine Learning at WatchMojo

Big data holds big promises for WatchMojo. Back in Q1 of 2017, in my quest to create proprietary products and innovations to link past video views and engagement to future video projects, I had heard about algorithms that can learn from data without relying on rules-based programming. To create value for our viewers, I asked if we had a dataset, then set our objective to discover which videos would be highly engaging and shared. We researched online, hired a data scientist and after a few attempts analyzing our records, got to develop statistical techniques and build interactive visualizati...

The story behind WatchMojo's AI-powered chatbots

About a year ago, thanks to my product leadership role at WatchMojo I got to lead an AI-powered chatbot initiative. There’s been an explosion of messaging apps: 1.2 billion people use Facebook Messenger, 1.2 billion people use WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook. Snapchat, in terms of non-native iOS apps, is No. 2 in terms of how much time people spend with that app. iMessage is the most used iOS app. And of course, good old-fashioned SMS is on 4 billion phones. Often companies decide to expand their product portfolio of offerings to better support an existing market. Instead, we decide...