Creating a Roadmap
Balance between innovation, iteration, and operation.
The Value of a Roadmap
Let stakeholders know what product development is happening and why.
Keep stakeholders updated on the status of product changes so they can plan accordingly.
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.
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.