10 Tips for Creating an Agile Product Roadmap

Roman Pichler

Goal-oriented roadmaps focus on goals or objectives like acquiring customers, increasing engagement, and removing technical debt. To help you develop your agile product roadmap, I have created a goal-oriented roadmap template called the GO Product Roadmap. Product Roadma

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. The roadmap gets a lot of blame for this culture. What a Roadmap Isn’t. A roadmap can be many things.

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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. Roadmap Tips to Align Stakeholders Part 1: Start from the Top.

10 Product Backlog Tips

Roman Pichler

Tip #1: Complement your Product Backlog with a Product Roadmap. Use a roadmap to sketch the overall journey you want to take your product on. Then derive your product backlog from the roadmap and use the goals to discover the right backlog items. Tip #4.

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. In other words, you need to speak your executive suite’s language. In this webinar, Brett Truka, CEO of Devetry, shares his experiences and advice on how to successfully sell your roadmap to your leadership team.

Tips for Growing a Product Management Team

Roman Pichler

And do you agree on what a product vision , strategy , roadmap , and backlog are, for example, and how these plans should be captured? The post Tips for Growing a Product Management Team appeared first on Roman Pichler. Organise Around Products.

Product Discovery Tips

Roman Pichler

The stakeholders should regularly attend product strategy and roadmap reviews, as well as sprint review meetings. To make and keep your product successful, it is paramount that you proactively review and adjust your product strategy, roadmap, and business model.

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Tips for Effective Product Strategy Reviews

Roman Pichler

Combine Product Strategy and Roadmap Reviews. Finally, integrate product strategy and product roadmap reviews. The roadmap should state how the current strategy is likely to be implemented, and bigger product roadmap changes may have an impact on the strategy and require adjustments.

Tips for Growing a Product Management Team

Roman Pichler

And do you agree on what a product vision , strategy , roadmap , and backlog are, for example, and how these plans should be captured? The post Tips for Growing a Product Management Team appeared first on Roman Pichler. Organise Around Products.

The Product Roadmap and the Release Plan

Roman Pichler

What is a Product Roadmap? A product roadmap communicates how a product is likely to evolve across several major releases. Product roadmaps vary in their format. I prefer to work with goal-oriented roadmaps (also called theme-based roadmaps). Product Roadmap.

Tips for Rewriting a Digital Product

Roman Pichler

Once you have identified the right way forward, capture your decisions in a product roadmap like my GO Product Roadmap. The post Tips for Rewriting a Digital Product appeared first on Roman Pichler. See the Rewriting Effort as an Opportunity to Innovate.

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8 Tips for Building an Executive-Facing Roadmap

ProductPlan

Product roadmaps shouldn’t be created with a one-size-fits-all approach; each audience needs varying levels of detail and transparency. When it comes to an executive-facing roadmap, it’s all about staying at a high level and focusing on what moves the needle. Keep your roadmap current.

Sprint Review Tips for Product Owners

Roman Pichler

Use the product roadmap together with the overall product strategy to decide if you should take on a request. Involve the Right People.

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A Roadmap Doesn’t Have to Lead to Broken Promises

Mind the Product

We’d spent weeks perfecting the roadmap presentation for our annual customer conference. It felt like people had overlooked all the greatness of our roadmap and were focused on the (relatively few) changes we’d made along the way. Why Have a Roadmap Conversation With Your Customer?

Some Tips for Delivering an Effective Roadmap Presentation · Philosophical Hacker

The Product Coalition

I recently delivered a presentation of our (outcome-based) roadmap. Hopefully, these tips will come in handy both for others and for my future self.

5 Hacks for Better Product Roadmap Presentations

ProductPlan

As product managers, the product roadmap is at the core of everything we do. The product roadmap is a key point of reference to keep product strategy, business objectives, and execution aligned. Today we look at a few simple tips for product roadmap presentations.

10 Tips for Making Roadmaps Your Non-Product Team Members Will Understand

ProductPlan

Product management owns the roadmap. But that doesn’t mean the roadmap is an internal document for the product team’s eyes only. If they want their products to succeed, product managers need to share their roadmaps with other teams across the company. That means your roadmap needs to be more than well-thought-out, strategically sound, and supported by data. We’ve discussed how to share your roadmap with different teams in a previous article.

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

What is a Product Roadmap?

Gainsight

A product roadmap is a high-level, visual representation of the direction your product offering will take over time. Maps are a fundamental part of our lives therefore, a product roadmap isn’t exactly a new concept. Executive-level product roadmaps. Types of Product Roadmaps.

Tips for Presenting Your Product Roadmap to Investors and the Board

ProductPlan

Although product managers may not regularly attend management meetings, they will frequently have opportunities to demonstrate features, share customer learnings, and present roadmaps to the higher ups in the company. A product roadmap presentation should be optimized for whomever will be attending it. 9 Tips to Win Over the Room. Presenting the product roadmap to these audiences is your chance to shine and create a reputation among some very influential people.

5 tips for bringing your product to market faster

Mixpanel

Tips for a winning go-to-market strategy. They also saw the speed at which were able to iterate and ship the product, giving them confidence in our ability to deliver on our vision and roadmap. The post 5 tips for bringing your product to market faster appeared first on Mixpanel.

4 Daily Scrum Tips for Product Owners & Product Managers

Roman Pichler

Tip #1: Know what it’s all about. Tip #2: Should you attend? Additionally, you may want to ask the team to help refine product backlog items or update the product roadmap , for instance. [2]. Therefore, don’t turn it into a product backlog or roadmapping workshop.

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.

Your Product Roadmaps Aren’t For Everyone

ProductPlan

Your roadmaps aren’t for everyone. It’s essential to tailor your product roadmaps for your audience. Your Roadmaps Aren’t for Everyone. While you might think you want to share your roadmap with everyone possible (except your competitors), that’s not the best strategy.

How to create a product roadmap with Usersnap Labels

Usersnap

Easily create a product roadmap with personalized view. A good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish, and continuously update.”. Todd Lombardo, Author of Product Roadmapping. 11 Tips and Best Practices.

Estimating items on your roadmap

Under10 Playbook

Estimating is perhaps the biggest issue facing product managers regarding roadmaps. Here are some tips to do better sizing estimates. ” Estimating is perhaps the biggest issue facing product managers regarding product and portfolio roadmaps.

8 Tips for Collaborating with Development Teams

Roman Pichler

You should therefore help the team acquire the relevant market and domain knowledge—for instance, by involving the team in research and validation work, inviting them to join you when you visit customers— and ensure that they are aware of the product strategy and product roadmap as well as the business goals and KPIs. Manage the Product, not the Team. Focus on your job as the product manager or product owner, and manage the product, not the team.

Your guide to 2020 product planning: setting goals, prioritizing your roadmap, and gearing up for growth

Mixpanel

Below, we’re sharing the TL;DR from some of our most popular articles on product planning to date—from setting goals, to roadmapping, to identifying growth KPIs—to help guide you along the way. Goal setting: 6 tips for keeping your team focused on what matters.

Product Roadmaps: Love, Hate (& Hate)

The Product Coalition

If I could pick one thing to kill because of the problems it causes, roadmaps might very well be at the top of the list. And it’s not that I don’t like roadmaps, or at least the principle of a product roadmaps. Communication: A roadmap is a communication device.

10 Tips For Operating A Virtual Customer Success Organization

Gainsight

Early in Gainsight’s tenure (2014), we had a big client (still a customer today) who had a feature request and wanted to see our roadmap. The funny thing is that we ran out of time during that preceding week to change our roadmap much at all. Use modern online meeting tips.

Five Tips for Introducing Product Management to Your Company

Roman Pichler

Management still retains some control, though, by sponsoring new and existing products; product roadmaps and key performance indicators help the managers understand how the products are performing and decide how much funding they should receive. 1 Establish a Clear Vision.

Crafting your perfect Product Roadmap

The Product Coalition

A solid Product Roadmap will help you efficiently and systematically achieve the necessary steps to a successful Product Launch. If you had to use 1 word to sum up what PMs do, most PMs I know would likely pick “Product Roadmap”. product-roadmap product-management awip

5 Tips for Product Managers to Ensure Success on Every Project

Mind the Product

Update them with roadmaps. The post 5 Tips for Product Managers to Ensure Success on Every Project appeared first on Mind the Product. As product managers our job description is pretty simple: to make all of our software development projects succeed.

How to Create Your Product Roadmap in 2020 (5 Templates Included)

The Product Coalition

Product Roadmaps are some of the most important product tools. Learn how to create your product roadmap in 2019, including 5 templates you can get inspiration from. Roadmapping is one of the unsung heroes in the product arena. The Principles of Creating a Product Roadmap 1.

“What Do You Do Again?” – Tips to Explain the Product Manager Role

280 Group

Included in this deck are: 1) Overview of what a PM is responsible for, 2) Diagram of the Product Process used at your company, and 3) Roadmap of the next 120 days in the life of your product. Next 120 Days Roadmap. ” – Tips to Explain the Product Manager Role appeared first on 280 Group. “What Do You Do Again?” ” As a Product Manager you’ve probably heard this one more times than you can count.

True North: Managing Long-Term Roadmap Needs with Agility

Pragmatic Marketing

Everyone wants to see the product roadmap. Agile Loves Roadmaps and Plans. Agile and scrum don’t discourage the creation of a product roadmap. There is no single silver bullet for building the perfect roadmap. Therefore, it is crucial that a product roadmap not provide a detailed list of features and timeline, but instead provides direction for the team to build the right software. In a nutshell: Do not bring a waterfall roadmap to a scrum product delivery.

Why product roadmaps are so important

The Product Coalition

And some tips to building your own :) Having some years of experience working with product teams, I’m pretty sure that this multidisciplinary and agile approach is the right one for developing innovative and customer-centric solutions that really make users’ lives easier.