With almost 400 posts now, I realize that it can be super hard to find posts on certain topics. Here are 15 posts I find myself sharing frequently when discussing roadmaps and prioritization.
40 Roadmap Item Questions
A quick list of questions to use when workshopping your product roadmap, prepping for a pitch/kickoff, or quickly…
A Better Roadmap | Mind-Map | Mousetrap
This post is a summary of this video on YouTube. Check it out!
Quit Planning Ahead and Keeping People Busy
As product people, we need to work more on the mission and less on playing Tetris with teams and initiatives. To much…
Beat the Feature Factory: Run Pre-cap Design Studios
Recommendation: Commit to a future recap of your product development initiative, and design the slides early in the…
Untangling OKRs with a Big, Visual Board
Note: A 1.3MB version of this imagine can be found here. I use the term OKR below. To learn more about OKRs see here. I…
Keep Features Off Your Roadmap
I received some questions this week about mission/outcome driven roadmaps. I’ll write more in the coming weeks, but I…
11 Ways I Visualize Product Development Work
…sharing some drawings and notes from a whiteboard training today.
WIP It Real Good
You are tasked with designing a system optimized for high work-in-progress levels (high WIP, aka “doing a lot of stuff…
Beyond “Outcomes Over Outputs”
Consider a range of mission-types (or mission scopes) for a product development team:
Prioritizing “Non-Feature” Work and Continuous Improvement
Note: I transcribed this post from a coaching/training session. Hopefully the conversational style works OK, and it…
Value and Sequencing
Let’s take a list of opportunities. For each opportunity I am going to describe the opportunity cost per month (Cost of…