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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. I don’t think so.

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How to Use Product Goals and Initiatives to Drive and Measure Success

Userpilot

Setting smart product goals is a vital skill for any sensible SaaS owner or product manager to get right. In this article, we’re going to explore what makes an effective product goal, the difference between goals and product initiatives, how to set them and make them work with your product backlog, and more.

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My Product Strategy Model

Roman Pichler

There is no point in worrying about the product details and writing user stories if a sound product strategy is missing. But what exactly is a product strategy? How does it differ from a product roadmap and how do the two plans relate? And what’s their relationship to the product vision and the product backlog?

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Roadmaps vs Backlogs – What’s The Difference?

Userpilot

Roadmaps vs backlogs: What’s the real difference and why does everyone keeps using these terms interchangeably when they mean different things? TLDR Understanding the difference between a product roadmap and a backlog is crucial for product managers. Product managers, what is a product backlog?

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It’s Not a Set of Goals and It’s Not A Roadmap: Aatir Abdul Rauf Talks About Product Strategy

The Product Coalition

Aatir Abdul Rauf Read a copy of Aatir Abdul Rauf’s LinkedIn post below to find out more: Product strategy is one of the most misunderstood product manager (PM) topics. It’s not a set of goals. It’s not a roadmap. Seven questions that product strategy aims to answer: What problem are we solving? It’s not a vision.

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Seven Product Backlog Mistakes to Avoid

Roman Pichler

Third and most importantly, focus the backlog on a specific product goal. Then decline and remove items that do not serve this goal, as I discuss below. The Product Backlog is Too Detailed. The former means that there is no product goal that guides the decision if an item should be added to the product backlog or not.

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The Roadmap Battle Royale

The Product Coalition

NAVIGATING THE NATURAL TENSION AMONG STAKEHOLDERS This is the first in a series on product roadmaps. The first post describes why roadmaps matter and who relies upon them. The roadmap is much more than a directive document that tells teams what to do by when. Battleground The product roadmap.

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