Startup Roadmaps and Prioritisation, by Ahmed El-Sharkasy

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Ahmed El-Sharkasy – CEO and Co-Founder at Knowledge Officer – offers exceptional insights on product roadmapping and prioritisation. The post Startup Roadmaps and Prioritisation, by Ahmed El-Sharkasy appeared first on Mind the Product.

The Secret Product Management Framework

The Secret PM Handbook

In this post, I share a simple model or framework to answer this question. The first box in the Secret Product Management Framework. And even roadmaps. The Jobs To Be Done framework has a whole methodology for finding unmet needs of market segments. The Secret Product Management Framework. And that’s the Secret Product Manager Framework: We find market problems, create solutions, and get customers to buy our solutions.

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Roadmapping with an IMPACT Mindset

ProductPlan

But if there’s one part of product management that needs IMPACT more than anywhere else, it’s roadmapping. Roadmaps set the tone for the coming months and years. Most product teams don’t set out to create lackluster roadmaps, but they’re often dealt a sub-par opening hand.

Developing a Thorough Understanding of Atomic Roadmapping Habits

ProductPlan

Are your roadmapping habits holding you back? Clear’s advice proves useful for product managers to implement his philosophy into their own atomic roadmapping habits. And for product managers, it’s important to develop your own atomic roadmapping habits. .

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 3 Packaging Decision Framework Overview.4 roadmap to deliver new features, but often wait until the last minute to decide how to price these features.

5 Ways ProductPlan Helps Standardize Your Roadmaps

ProductPlan

Many teams fail to understand the importance of a roadmap. They fail to understand how it can help to standardize roadmaps to align your team. There are more features to build, more roadmaps to maintain, and more stakeholders to satisfy. Streamline Your Product Roadmap.

Minimum Viable Replacement: A New Framework for Retiring Old Systems

Mind the Product

Read more » The post Minimum Viable Replacement: A New Framework for Retiring Old Systems appeared first on Mind the Product. Guest Post Minimum Viable Product Product Roadmap Minimum Viable Replacement

The Secret Product Management Framework

The Secret PM Handbook

In this post, I share a simple model or framework to answer this question. The first box in the Secret Product Management Framework. And even roadmaps. The Jobs To Be Done framework has a whole methodology for finding unmet needs of market segments. The Secret Product Management Framework. And that’s the Secret Product Manager Framework: We find market problems, create solutions, and get customers to buy our solutions.

A Product Manager’s Guide to Roadmapping as an Essentialist

ProductPlan

This article tackles one of the areas that gets the most interest from product managers: how can they use an essentialist approach to create and communicate better product roadmaps ? How to Roadmap like an Essentialist. Prioritize what’s most important using a framework.

Roadmaps are Dead! Long Live Roadmaps! by C. Todd Lombardo

Mind the Product

Do you ever feel like breaking up with your roadmap? Todd Lombardo takes on a topic that is emotional to most of us as product managers – the product roadmap. In modern product management, we have multiple frameworks and tools designed to help us understand what to build. The roadmap gets a lot of blame for this culture. What a Roadmap Isn’t. A roadmap can be many things. A roadmap is not a release plan. What a Roadmap Is.

Potholes in your Roadmap and How to Fill Them

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor

As a Product Manager, prioritizing work on your roadmap is an important part of your role. To answer roadmap questions, you're probably familiar with frameworks like RICE and Cost of Delay. But products are built by people, and people are messy - unlike these frameworks. Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Adviser, has identified potholes in your roadmap that are preventing you from planning as best as you can. She'll take you through all the opportunities to improve your organization's relationship to its roadmap that you may have missed along the way.

Communicate Your Vision with an Internal Roadmap

The Product Coalition

Photo by Denise Jans on Unsplash There is a misconception that building a roadmap will define a product’s future. But a roadmap doesn’t create a clear view of the future. Your vision of the future should bring clarity to your roadmap. So why build a roadmap at all?

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Best Product Strategy Frameworks

The Basics of Product Management

Choosing the right product strategy framework is very important for every product manager. The product manager is the one who takes the decision on which framework to use. Like everything else in the world of agile methodology , we need to be agile while choosing our frameworks.

Escape From the Feature Roadmap to Outcome-driven Development

Mind the Product

I’ve made a lot of roadmaps in my time. In fact, in the first three years I was at WorldRemit, I counted that I represented our company roadmap in 10 different ways. This reformatting was always an attempt to make the roadmap work harder: to bring more focus, communicate more effectively with stakeholders, keep a growing team joined up. One of many, many roadmaps. Yet most roadmaps have a big problem in common. So, Back to That Roadmap….

How to Use Google’s OKR Framework to Prioritize Your Product Roadmap

ProductPlan

If you haven’t found the right objective goal-setting framework for setting roadmap priorities, consider Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). The OKR framework was popularized by Google, which attributes much of its success to this goal-setting model. Although not designed for product roadmaps in particular, the OKR model has a lot to offer product teams. What is the OKR framework? Many people describe OKRs as an agile framework, which makes sense.

Finding a Product Prioritization Framework That Works

Speaker: Janna Bastow, CEO and Co-Founder, ProdPad

When planning a roadmap, product managers must sort through huge piles of possibilities, balance competing factors, and ultimately decide what comes next. They have to prioritize—but it’s never that straightforward. You can’t blame product managers for wanting to find the perfect prioritization method to make their jobs easier. Still, no technique is a silver bullet. Join Janna Bastow, CEO and co-founder of ProdPad, as she talks about the pros and cons of prioritization frameworks.

How to Run a Collaborative Roadmapping Exercise with Your Team

ProductPlan

You’re a product manager, and you need to run a collaborative roadmapping exercise with various teams across your company. What is a Collaborative Roadmapping Exercise? A collaborative roadmapping exercise is an ideation meeting. Step 3: Review the existing product roadmap.

Use This Framework to Unblock Your Product Roadmap

Gainsight

As your team lays out the product roadmap for a period of time (quarter, cycle, sprint, etc.), The post Use This Framework to Unblock Your Product Roadmap appeared first on Customer Success Software | Gainsight. We recently had the opportunity to join Gainsight for a webinar about Finding Friction in Your User Journey and How to Fix It. One of the key aspects of fixing user friction is understanding how to prioritize that work along with things like new feature development.

Chapter 12/17?—?How to Develop Product Roadmap?

The Product Coalition

How to Develop Product Roadmap? To lay out and document your strategy, you need to develop a Product Roadmap. Product Roadmap?—?What What Product Roadmap is a guiding strategic document?—? How to Develop Product Roadmap? product-roadmap roadmaps product-management

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework. The Challenge of Roadmaps. How To Share A Roadmap Without Driving Into A Ditch. The full framework – core and supporting components. Breakthrough!

The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Aligning Your Roadmap Themes to the Customer Journey

ProductPlan

Much has been written over the last few years on the idea of the featureless roadmap , which challenges product teams to present their plans grounded more in strategic vision – or by themes – rather than a laundry list of specific features. The Customer Journey Framework.

Effective Product Roadmaps

Melissa Perri

Product Roadmaps, in general, are confusing. Three years ago I wrote a blog post about Rethinking the Product Roadmap , in which I advocated for a focus on solving customer problems instead of listing out features with deadlines. I want to share with you the framework that I have found, which allows for a balance of discovery and delivery and takes us out of that laundry list of features. Well that’s where the term Roadmap actually comes from.

Creating Good Roadmaps: 6 Practical Steps for Product Leaders

Mind the Product

Much has been written about the process of creating product roadmaps, not least the six great articles written by my own team. I believe the actions of a product leader all too often are the root cause of a “bad” roadmap. Without thoughtful leadership around them, it may not be in product manager’s gift to achieve a “good” roadmap. I would define a good roadmap as one that the team understands and feels ownership over. A Product Leader’s Role in Roadmapping.

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework. The Challenge of Roadmaps. How To Share A Roadmap Without Driving Into A Ditch. The full framework – core and supporting components. Breakthrough!

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework. The Challenge of Roadmaps. How To Share A Roadmap Without Driving Into A Ditch. The full framework – core and supporting components. Breakthrough!

A flight-tested framework for effective goal-setting

Mixpanel

Below, I’m sharing a framework that I’ve leveraged to set goals and effectively institute them across an organization. Roadmap. The post A flight-tested framework for effective goal-setting appeared first on Mixpanel. Innovators frameworks goal-setting

Essential framework and templates for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

For new product managers or in startups with newly formed product teams, the building roadmap is their first kick at having the influence of the company direction. You might be super excited to go away for 2–3 weeks, conduct market research and come back with a colourful looking roadmap. Creating a product roadmap and getting everyone on board and communicating it and iterating on it is a ton of work and it quickly falls out of sync.

Roadmap What Matters Most

ProductPlan

Our job entails creating product roadmaps based on what’s doable and gives the product the most bang for its buck. But how can we be sure we’re making the right calls and roadmapping what matters most? In order to roadmap what matters, it means limiting what gets attention and energy. The same truism applies to products and their roadmaps. Instead of chasing potential and possibilities, the product roadmap must build on what matters most. Roadmaps

Translate Your Vision to Action with an Internal Roadmap

The Product Coalition

Part one of this article taught you how to align a roadmap with aspirational business goals. The initial steps of this framework took collaboration between business leadership and the product team to set a direction for development decisions. Share that roadmap!

Is It Time to Dump Your Product Frameworks?

ProductPlan

Great products come from great product teams—not from frameworks. Using the right product framework can help guide a team’s work. Product Frameworks Can Become a Crutch. As a product leader, I encourage my teams to use whichever product frameworks they find helpful.

Tackling complex design debt: a three-step framework

Inside Intercom

Here’s a simple framework for managing it. A three step framework for tackling the debt. Once we knew we had to tackle our debt, we gleaned insights from our previous experiences to produce a three-step framework for reducing it.

How To Create Kick-Ass Product Roadmaps (Spoiler Alert: There are 3 types of Roadmaps)

The Product Coalition

3 Different Types of Roadmaps Every PM Needs to Master Roadmapping is not easy. Every company demands different types of Roadmaps, and every PM has their own flavour. Here is a step by step process to create roadmaps so you can influence anyone in your company like a true Jedi. So what is Product Roadmap? A product roadmap is a tool used by PM’s to communicate the what and the why of a product. Your roadmap is used across the whole product lifecycle.

37 Roadmap Tips to Align Stakeholders

ProductPlan

There are many ways to build a roadmap and many types of roadmaps you can make. Roadmaps for sales and marketing tout new functionality and minimize the time spent on technical debt and scalability. But while each roadmap for a specific audience serves a particular purpose, there are times when we need everyone to gather together and agree on a singular vision for the product. Creating a roadmap that works for everything and everyone may feel like an impossible task.

Updating and Optimizing XaaS Product Roadmaps

TSIA

The popular frameworks for assessing value and prioritizing the product roadmap make no distinction of or accommodation for the differing business models.

Staying Ahead: The Most Popular Prioritization Frameworks for 2020

ProductPlan

Everyone’s going to be a fan of prioritization frameworks that simplify and streamline the process. So, what are the most popular prioritization frameworks of 2020? Digging into the Most Popular Prioritization Frameworks.

4 Ways to Prioritize Your Product Roadmap

Izenda

For product managers, determining what’s a priority in your product roadmap can seem more daunting than the actual work. Because once you have clearly defined and planned out your roadmap (and stick to it), staying on course and keeping teams focused becomes much easier.

How To Make Roadmap Conversations More Strategic

The Product Coalition

Photo by JESHOOTS.com from Pexels By Making Uncertainty Explicit with the Problem, Solution, Delivery framework There is an immense amount of “How to” roadmap articles. An option to improve our roadmaps. product-development product-design product-management portfolio roadmaps

Grounding Your Product Roadmap With Themes and a North Star

ProductPlan

What are the pitfalls of focusing myopically on features while creating and communicating roadmaps? Feature-based roadmaps have long been the norm of product development, they put product managers in the hot seat to “deliver” the roadmap “to plan.” They created a roadmap based on an idea about what they were going to build and all the features it would encompass. With this feature-based roadmap viewpoint, it was very hard to shift priorities along the way.

What Does the Agile Roadmapping Process Look Like in Practice?

ProductPlan

In today’s article, we’ll discuss the agile roadmapping process. We’ll start by reviewing the objectives of roadmaps and planning for agile teams, then share some special considerations for agile roadmaps. From there, we’ll walk you through the agile roadmapping process step by step. Why Agile Teams Need A Product Roadmap. What purposes do product roadmaps serve for agile teams? An agile roadmap is a critical communication tool.