How many times have you heard people complain about lack of resources? It’s true: there are never enough resources to do all the projects your company or your customers have asked for.
But more resources alone won’t necessarily make the real problem go away.
Great product teams understand what a product does and how it works are interconnected and interdependent...and focus on the boundary between the two.
What exactly is the Roadmap Integrity Process? In a nutshell, it’s a lightweight methodology for transforming a list of vague and often, half-baked ideas for new features, enhancements, and even engineering/architecture work, into a solid operating plan that accounts for execution risk.
Uncertainty is the missing link in how we plan and execute software projects. By asking one simple question for every project, long before you start, you can have a very good idea how many challenges you are likely to face along the way.
We've invested more effort into formulating business strategy and the best practices of building software than we have into figuring out how to accurately map one to the other. As as result, sometimes things are lost in translation.