Michael Krisher
Feb 23 · 5 min read

Engineering Team Roadmaps

Most roadmaps for engineering teams commit the sin of only including new features and functionality. This does a major disservice to the engineering team.

  • how do you balance engineering wants and needs vs. product demands?
  • how do you get engineers to focus on meeting priorities?
  • should roadmaps include technical investments?
  • should sprints have allocations to both product and technical investments?

I had a colleague that used to repeat a phrase about 90% of the cost of software was…