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Ask Teresa: My Leaders Still Want Roadmaps with Timelines—What Should I Do?

Product Talk

This can create tension between product teams and your company leadership or stakeholders —some argue that they can’t coordinate work with the rest of the company without these dates. Question: How do you respond to requests for date-based roadmaps? First, I’d like to address some of the shortcomings of date-based roadmaps.

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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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Decoding Product Leadership

Roman Pichler

Listen to the audio version of this article: [link] Leading as the Person in Charge of the Product When you hear the term leadership , you might first and foremost think of a senior manager like the head of product, Director of Product Management, VP of Product, or Chief Product Officer.[ It is therefore called assigned leadership.[

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How Product Roadmaps Kill Outcomes [Dave Martin]


How is the outcome-based roadmap different from regular roadmaps? That’s what Dave Martin , a product leadership coach, has talked about in his talk at this year’s Product Drive Summit hosted by Userpilot. Dave Martin on how product roadmaps kill outcomes. A roadmap example. Why do product managers need them?

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How to Sell Your Roadmap to Your Leadership Team

Speaker: Brett Truka, CEO, Devetry

A product roadmap needs to both capture your product’s strategy and outline your execution plan. Because these documents are such an essential component of your job as product manager, you also need to strategize your roadmap presentation. He'll share insights into what he, as an executive, looks for in a roadmap and presentation.

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Not All Companies and Products Require Roadmaps

The Product Coalition

It forced me to question a belief, as a product leader, I treated as an absolute — that products always require roadmaps. Do you think every company and product needs a roadmap?” Then I thought further; maybe scenarios exist where roadmaps are optional. Roadmaps are not always needed. Roadmaps early on tend to box you in.

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A Rearview Mirror for Your Product Roadmap

bpma ProductHub

For our recent book, Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty (O’Reilly), my co-authors C. Matt Poepsel’s product roadmap for The Predictive Index always includes a column for what was delivered in the prior quarter to help stakeholders see progress toward his product vision. Transparency.

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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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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation?

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Cracking the Code to Product Team Success: Data, Empathy, and Extraordinary Communication

Speaker: Donna Shaw - Senior Product Manager & Eric Frierson - Director of Innovation for Public and School Libraries

Master the art of communication for team success, informed leadership, and nurturing strong customer relationships Don't miss out and register now! Nonetheless, by leveraging foresight and valuable insights, you can cultivate a thriving product management team that works together harmoniously to craft customer-centric products.