The Dirty Dozen Product Roadmap Roadblocks - Street Smart Product Manager

A roadmap is your vision for how a product (or product line) will help achieve your organization’s strategic goals. In that sense, it is literally a map of the steps involved in getting your business where you want it to go. To make it even more concrete, I also like to think of a product roadmap as a timeline view of your priorities.

Empathy: A Product Manager’s Key To Success — Medium

It is Product’s understanding of the customer that produces value for the company, and a company that doesn’t understand who it’s selling to is bound to fail.

Lean Project Canvas

First it was the Business Model Canvas, then the Lean Canvas. I dug it, but it didn’t quite seem a fit for an established business. Sure enough, someone’s thought of that, enter the Lean Project Canvas:

“Why is abnormal always understood as being less than normal? Why can’t we see abnormal as being ab(ove)normal and normal as less?A shift in perception is all that is required.”

“The naturals realize it’s their responsibility to make what matters to them happen, day-to-day, in the face of competing demands.”