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10 Product Roadmapping Mistakes to Avoid

Roman Pichler

1 The Product Roadmap is a Feature-based Plan. Traditional product roadmaps are usually output-focussed plans that map a list of features, like registration, search, and reporting, onto a timeline. Such a roadmap essentially states when a piece of functionality will be delivered. 2 Roadmap Goals are Features in Disguise.

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Defining creative roadmaps in product development

Mind the Product

In this guest post, Sam Bowman delves into product roadmaps, and how they can be a crucial asset in your product development journey. [.] Read more » The post Defining creative roadmaps in product development appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Agile vs. Roadmaps — Ending the Battle [+Webinar]

280 Group

Sign up for our October 15th webinar, Unlocking a More Strategic Product Roadmap using Agile , to learn more in-depth about taking your product roadmap to the next level using Agile. The Product Roadmap. Similarly, product roadmaps can offer transparency and clarity into where we’re going and how we want to get there.

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A Learning Roadmap for Product People

Roman Pichler

Overview of the Learning Roadmap. Like a modern product roadmap, a learning roadmap states the specific outcomes or benefits you’d like to achieve to become a more competent product person, and it captures them in form of learning goals. To make these ideas more concrete, let’s look at a sample learning roadmap.

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How Leveraging Data Creates Efficient Product Roadmaps

Speaker: Hannah Chaplin - Product Marketing Principal & Steve Cheshire - Product Manager

Without product usage data and user feedback guiding your product roadmap, product managers and engineers end up wasting money, time, and effort building what they think stakeholders want, rather than what they know they need. Product roadmaps must focus on the "now" and allow feedback to inform the "later."

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Three Qualities of Great Product Roadmaps

Roman Pichler

Traditionally, product roadmaps are output-focussed plans that map features like registration, search, and reporting onto a timeline. Such a roadmap essentially states when a piece of functionality will be delivered. This makes the product roadmap more susceptible to change and it increases the effort to update it.

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What is a Product Roadmap? From Plans to Purpose.

The Product Coalition

How Product Roadmaps Bridge the Gap and Fuel Success. “A A product roadmap is a tool for communication and alignment. Central to this journey is the product roadmap. The Journey of a Product: The Roadmap Queue the time travel music. Then it happens, “Can you skip this and go right to the product roadmap?”

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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Managing Product Feedback at Scale

How to make more strategic product roadmap decisions based on data, not opinions. How to set expectations for new development both internally and externally. In this eBook, we’ll show you: How to gather, prioritize, and select the best ideas from your customers and stakeholders. Get your free copy now!

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To Build or Not to Build: Creating Great Products and Avoiding Overengineering

Speaker: Mark Ridley, Owner and Founder, Ridley Industries

In most cases, actually building software should be the last avenue that companies explore to deliver great products, as software engineering, data science and product development are complex, uncertain and hard to manage.

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It's Alive! Bringing Your Product Roadmap Back From the Dead

Speaker: Lisa Mo Wagner, Product Management Coach, Writer, Speaker and WomenTech Ambassador

Timeline roadmaps provide us with a false sense of certainty and security. Often, product teams fall into the trap of creating a roadmap that doesn’t support timely customer feedback. Companies frequently make this mistake by creating a product roadmap 1-3 years in advance. How to Manage your product roadmap.

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Roadmap Personas: The Best Way to Set Expectations for Teams, Clients, and Leadership

Speaker: Johanna Rothman - Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

When was the last time you trusted a roadmap to show you where the product could go and how the teams might get there? Because most roadmaps are at least five years long, teams are frequently unable to see the next set of essential features. Can your customers rely on your roadmaps to find out when new features will be released?

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How to Evaluate and Implement Customer Feedback Into Your Product Roadmap

Speaker: Rebecca Notté, Product Operations Manager and Hannah Chaplin, Director of Product Marketing at Pendo

In this interactive session, Hannah and Rebecca will share their experience of building product roadmaps that align with company goals while also ensuring that customers are truly heard. You will come away having learned: A framework to follow which will help you evaluate and improve your Product Roadmap.

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Untangle the Complexity of Your Digital Transformation With Roadmapping: Confidence and Clarity for the Journey Ahead

Download this briefing paper to discover useful frameworks and tools researched and developed by the University of Cambridge. Learn about the ‘five steps for digital transformation’ framework and how roadmapping, in particular the S- and T- Plan methods, can drive and support all types of product and technology planning.

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Innovating and Driving Agility with Tech: No-Code Development

Speaker: Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO, Quixy

If so, it's time to look to no-code development. Join Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO of Quixy, and learn how to leverage tech and drive agility with citizen development and the no-code movement. A roadmap to business excellence by understanding the importance of harnessing data, and automating processes.