Creating a Roadmap

Balance between strategic progress, optimizations and product hygiene.

 

3 categories for roadmap balancing - Prodify

 

The Value of a Roadmap

Communicate Priorities

Let stakeholders know what product development is happening and why.

Share Status

Keep stakeholders updated on the status of product changes so they can plan accordingly.

Get Feedback

Give stakeholders a concrete plan to react to as a way of aligning on priorities.

Forming a Roadmap

1. Decide on Bucket Allocations

Determine how to divide product development capacity between innovation, iteration and operation.

2. Prioritize Innovation

Reference the Strategic Plan to decide what major changes to make in the near-term for each chapter in the journey.

3. Prioritize Iteration

Determine the quick wins and funnel optimizations that can continue to improve KPIs with limited effort.

4. Prioritize Operation

Consider all the work to ensure platform performance, security and uptime, along with internal operational tools.

Prodify roadmap balancing categories

See Example Roadmaps

Read blog posts on best practices for creating and using roadmaps based on real-world products.

 

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