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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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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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3 Empowerment Levels in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Listen to the audio version of this article: [link] Introduction To discuss empowerment in product management, I find it helpful to distinguish three main levels of decision-making authority, product delivery, product discovery, and product strategy, as the model in Figure 1 shows. [1]

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Going beyond the Now-Next-Later roadmap with Phil Hornby

Mind the Product

Product coach Phil Hornby gave an insightful presentation on roadmaps at ProductTank Cologne earlier this year, analysing different types of roadmaps and offering advice on what they should contain. Read more » The post Going beyond the Now-Next-Later roadmap with Phil Hornby appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How AI Can Help You Build Better Products: 10 Tools To Save You Time

So, how can product managers use AI to save time and build better products? AI can help with research, feedback management, user engagement, and roadmapping. With AI, product managers can work faster and smarter. In this guide, we’ll show how product managers can use AI to build better products.

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Revive Your Product Roadmap

Alchemer Mobile

2020 completely changed the way we approach digital product planning (pretty crazy since nothing else really changed in 2020, right?). Digital transformation is back to most companies’ top investment channels, remote product management is the future of work, and there is more marketplace need for product managers than ever before—hooray?

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Data-driven decision making in Healthcare: Insights from Dan Shirely (Product Manager, Analytics, Baxter)

Mind the Product

We spoke with Daniel Shirley, Product Manager, Analytics at Baxter International, to understand how product teams can prioritise roadmaps through visibility into feature adoption. At work, they call me “DataDan” since I lead Product Management for a segment of the Analytics products at Baxter Healthcare.

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The Complete Guide to Managing User Feedback

Discover ways of consistently gathering user feedback, prioritizing ideas, planning your roadmap, and closing the feedback loop. Download the guide today and start building an effective product management system! Gain more engaged customers and build better products with the help of feedback. This guide will help!

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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. How to reduce the risk associated with your product roadmap.

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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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When Life Gives You Lemons Make PM Lemonade: Surviving Product Management During Crisis

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Keynote Speaker, Author & Entrepreneur

In fact, the entire way product managers work has completely changed. The work/life balance of PMs is being tested; managing a product team and various roadmaps virtually adds to the list of current challenges. Meanwhile many professionals are exploring if pivoting into product management is a career path for them.

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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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How To Design Your Next Roadmap with Data-Driven Pit Stops Masterclass

Speaker: Sonia Singhal, Product Manager at eBay

Sonia Singhal, Product Manager at eBay, knows just how to help you generate value from your data. She will walk you through a data-driven roadmap designed to increase your workflow during your decision-making process. How to create your next data-driven roadmap. Ways to generate value from your current testing methods.

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How Much is that Feature in the Window?

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Roadmaps are about the future, and talking about a roadmap means talking about the future. Every audience has their own needs and expectations that you are working to fulfill, and as a product manager, it is up to you to manage these many moving parts. Roadmaps are guesses, and will often be “wrong”.

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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

Product management goes beyond product development; it involves nurturing a cohesive team. Nonetheless, by leveraging foresight and valuable insights, you can cultivate a thriving product management team that works together harmoniously to craft customer-centric products.