Got enough focus?

Throughout my career I’ve been through several cycles of objective setting: yearly and quarterly, business and developmental, top-down and bottom-up, SMART and “dumb”. All methodologies started as the next big opportunity to provide clarity and drive much needed alignment. All of them failed miserably. Looking back at the dozens of hours spent filling in forms, […]

Do roadmaps really work?

Why do businesses use roadmaps? A roadmap is a plan or strategy intended to achieve a particular goal. In the Product world, a roadmap is an artifact that, theoretically, fulfills two business needs: identify the things that generate the most value for the business and commit to dates when they will be delivered. Both business […]