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Video: Guide to Roadmapping

Product fanatic Janna Bastow guides us through Roadmapping in this video from ProductTank June. Roadmaps are an excellent tool to communicate the direction your team will be heading in order to fulfil the product vision. As Co-Founder of both ProdPad and Mind the Product, Janna has plenty of experience creating and using these roadmaps to […]

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Experiments in roadmapping at GOV.UK

Roadmaps can be a powerful tool to communicate the vision for a product’s development, unite teams of makers around common goals and let stakeholders know (roughly) when they can expect the improvements they care about. That’s why everyone loves a good roadmap. But getting them right is hard. Roadmaps are born of all sorts of […]

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Why Your Roadmap Should Be Flexible

I talk to a shocking number of Product Managers on a regular basis who are exasperated at their company’s approach to roadmapping. Some companies refuse outright to have a roadmap, instead opting to put to paper only what they can commit to in the next few sprints – ie. a release plan or project plan. […]

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Ask A Product Manager: Effective Product Roadmaps

My question is what have you used to create and maintain the roadmap, and in your experience are there any good resources like sites or books where I could really learn more? I’ve done searches and find lots of very high-level visuals, but I’m not sure that that is the correct way or whether it […]

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Agile roadmapping

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay Every so often, I hear someone suggest that you can’t really build a roadmap when you’re working in Agile, because you’re only planning one iteration at a time. That, my friends, is nonsense. In this article I’ll describe a lightweight planning […]

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Product Prioritisation 101

One of the core responsibilities of a product manager is to prioritise everything that needs to get done into a roadmap. There are different views on how that roadmap should look but first, what about the prioritisation process itself? Prioritise for scale Whatever process you follow it’s important that it’s appropriate to your business and […]

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Tame Your Roadmap

Your role as a product manager means you’re putting a lot of thought in to the long term vision of your product. We all know that, counting up all of the minute details you’ve got your finger on that you know will need to be accomplished along the way, getting this all into one page […]

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Roadmaps – in the fast lane or stuck in a pothole?

I knew what I wanted to discuss as I started writing on the index card at the start of ProductCamp London: roadmaps – we’re all Product Managers after all, so roadmaps are what we do. Everyone has a roadmap right? Well yes, but it seemed almost too obvious or somehow banal to bring up – […]

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