The Product Roadmap vs. the Technology Roadmap

Roadmaps are essential to planning and getting complex work done. They are used in many different ways and shared with different audiences. You see product roadmaps in everything from executive briefings to IT planning meetings. Roadmaps are even used during sales presentations with key clients. And product teams are constantly discussing the right level of information to include.
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6 Questions to Ask Before Planning Your 2016 Product Roadmap

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.”

—Winston Churchill, British prime minister

The best lens on the future is the past. It’s not perfect, but there are trends that it will reveal. Ultimately, that means the plans you make for next year must be guided by your results from this year.
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There Are Always More Ideas for Product Managers

The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one —Spock, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

A sales guy stopped me in the men’s room with a new feature idea. A few weeks later, he came to my office to check on the status of his feature, having committed it to a client.
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