Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty
A good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish, and continuously update. In fact, this one document can steer an entire organization when it comes to delivering on company strategy.
This practical guide teaches you how to create an effective product roadmap, and demonstrates how to use the roadmap to
tl;dr – Product Roadmaps Relaunched is an excellent guide for creating and maintaining product roadmaps.
The roadmap is a critical — and frequently missed — opportunity to articulate why you are doing this product, why it’s important, and why the things on it are absolutely vital to success.
What is the book about?
Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty is written by C. Todd Lombardo, Bruce McCarthy, Evan Ryan and Michael Connor ...more
And so, Product Roadmaps Relaunched couldn't have come at a better time in my life. Not that it happened by chance, as I search for these types of books all the time. Anyway, what did I want to say?
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It follows the strong O'Reilly tradition of software-oriented textbook-like information that tends to be on the cutting edge of the industry.
The most valuable takeaway from the book was the instruction to differentiate between “features” and “use ...more
I recommend Product Roadmaps Relaunched to learn how to how to best communicate product vision, busi ...more
Fantastic product strategy overview. Recommend to anyone that makes decisions about products (or that suffers through the decisions of others)
If you don't have a functional roadmapping process, or if you know your roadmapping could be better, this book has many thoughts on how to get there.
It's a will written book that ramps up progressively through the steps you can take to have a roadmap that works for you.
They should instead be a tool that help communicate and aligns teams in a company on:
- what should be done (and its corollary what shouldn’t) and why (objectives)
- in which order (eg now, later, next)
It contains a few inspiring exemples of roadmaps and stories on how companies improved or rebooted their processes.
The accompanying website (www.productroadmapping.com) contains a summary of the book. ...more
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