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Primary Residential Mortgage


This case study of Primary Residential Mortgage, is based on a February 2017 survey of Pragmatic Institute customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Since taking the training courses with Pragmatic Institute, we now measure all of the decisions using metrics. We gather a lot of VOC (voice of the customer) prior to building anything.”

“Employees are empowered with tools and knowledge and have more job satisfaction.”


  • Took training courses from Pragmatic Institute in order to:
    • Gain clarity in roles and responsibilities
    • Align with internal departments
  • Prior to training, Primary Residential Mortgage was experiencing:
    • Roadmaps that were guided by opinions and not market facts: Extremely often
    • Delivered features that weren’t being used by customers: Very often

Use Case

  • Primary Residential Mortgage employees have taken training courses:
    • Foundations
    • Focus
    • Build
  • The entire product management team attended the Pragmatic Institute training.
  • Has offered Pragmatic Institute training to its employees for 1-2 years.


  • Pragmatic Institute training has helped Primary Residential Mortgage:
    • Gain a better understanding of product roles within their organization
    • Increase executive support for product efforts
    • Increased confidence in the roadmap
    • Better align with internal teams
  • Quantifiable results since taking Pragmatic Institute training are estimated at:
    • Reduced rework: 25-49%
    • Increase in understanding of the market and its relevant problems: 50-74%

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