Ask 10 people what a product roadmap is and you will get 10 different answers! This artifact is often misunderstood, yet an incredibly powerful if done right. Creating a great one is part art and part science. In this full-day session, we will talk through the purposes of a roadmap and a process for establishing your product’s vision, gaining alignment with your stakeholders, validating themes, and presenting to upper-level execs in order to maximize your team’s impact.
Key questions to answer include:
What are the differences between product strategy, a product roadmap and a feature release plan?
How do I relate my product work to business objectives?
How can I balance the need to plan, while staying lean and agile?
How do I look beyond the next quarter without over-committing?
How do I confirm projects or initiatives that have not been fully validated by customers?
How do I manage stakeholders and their pressure/influence?
How do I prioritize what product aspects to work on 1st, 2nd, 3rd…?
What’s the best way to present a product roadmap to my stakeholders?
PRODUCTIZED LISBON 2019: The Product Thinking Conference
At Productized Conference 2019 you will enjoy a series of honest lessons and practical tips all based in the heart of Portugal. This annual conference gathers thought-leaders on Product Thinking, Product Management, and User Experience pros on November 21-22.