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SUNDAY REWIND: Product roadmaps in five easy pieces

BY Eira Hayward on September 25, 2022

This week’s Sunday Rewind takes us back to a 2018 post from product leader Scott Colfer that digs into five elements that make up a good roadmap. The five elements are, says Scott: Context Set the context for your product, considering things like product lifecycle stage, organisational needs, and audience. Scott says his product roadmaps often […] Read more »

Product roadmaps vs data - Jeremy Levy on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on February 9, 2022

Making your roadmap work hard for you is one of the critical skills of a Product Manager. Find out how Jeremy Levy, CEO of Indicative, leverages customer data to inform his product roadmap. In this episode, we also discuss who should be responsible for the data strategy in the business and why it’s so much easier to get it right these days. […] Read more »

Who Owns the Product Roadmap? How to use Insight and Influence to Guide Product Direction

BY Tunde Adeniran on January 5, 2021

In my early days as a Product Manager, I wondered why the experiences of my peers varied so much from one company to another. I’ve come to realise that different organizations operate with very different levels of flexibility and ownership around multiple aspects of a product manager’s traditional role. In this article, we’ll take a dive into the different scenarios product managers may […] Read more »

Startup Roadmaps and Prioritisation, by Ahmed El-Sharkasy

BY Helene Sanchez on November 12, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Ahmed El-Sharkasy – CEO and Co-Founder at Knowledge Officer – offers exceptional insights on product roadmapping and prioritisation. If you’re a startup or want to found one, this talk is for you. Or you can read the key learnings below: Have a flexible plan Don’t fall into the buzzword trap: embracing an […] Read more »

Evidence-Based Product Backlogs, by John Pagonis

BY Rebecca Freeman on October 12, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, John Pagonis –  then UX Lead at ‘The Mortgage Works’/Founder of Zanshin labs, shares his experience of creating an evidence-based backlog. Watch the video to see the talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: Product Waste – Do you really have time and money to waste […] Read more »

August Roundup: Roadmaps, Product/Market Fit, Team Culture and More!

BY Imogen Schels on August 31, 2020

Today, August signs off for another year and this month we covered product/market fit, team culture, careers, diversity, roadmapping and more. Read on for a recap and to see what’s coming up in September. Spoiler alert: you’ll have an opportunity to put your questions to Marty Cagan, live! If you’re not yet a Mind the […] Read more »

Creating Consistency Within the Chaos of Roadmapping by Rohini Pandhi

BY Andres Phillips on February 1, 2020

The process of building products can be challenging and needs to be iterated on as much as the product itself. In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Rohini Pandhi, Product Manager at Square, shares her thoughts on roadmapping and its role in the product process. Watch the video for her talk in full. Or read on for an […] Read more »

Dude Who Stole My Engineering Capacity? By Mihnea Galeteanu and Jane Helman

BY Andres Phillips on December 23, 2019

What do you do if your engineering capacity is reduced by 30% each year? In this ProductTank Toronto talk, two members from the team at Points, Mihnea Galeteanu – Head of Product and Jane Helman – Head of Scrum, explain their coping strategy. While sharing an insightful story of a group of indigenous people in […] Read more »

Escape from the feature roadmap to outcome-driven development

BY Alice Newton Rex on October 23, 2018

I’ve made a lot of roadmaps in my time. In fact, in the first three years I was at WorldRemit, I counted that I represented our company roadmap in 10 different ways. This reformatting was always an attempt to make the roadmap work harder: to bring more focus, communicate more effectively with stakeholders, keep a […] Read more »

Roadmaps are dead! Long live roadmaps! by C. Todd Lombardo

BY Emily Tate on August 31, 2018

Do you ever feel like breaking up with your roadmap? In his talk from #mtpcon San Francisco, C. Todd Lombardo takes on a topic that is emotional to most of us as product managers – the product roadmap. […] Read more »