Tag Archives: strategic alignment

Technology, Product and Strategy Roadmaps

Invariably, the highest rated posts on my Decision Driven® blog are those that address roadmaps.  Over the past 8 years, I’ve received thousands of hits on this topic. Recognizing that interest, we have developed a Roadmap video that highlights the … Continue reading

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Management by Decisions

Many of my posts focus on Decision Management, a first-order business/technical process that includes the following elements: Plan Decisions: Frame the problem to be solved as an explicit decision model. Make Decisions: Synthesize alternatives, evaluate alternatives, assess risks/opportunities, capture rationale, … Continue reading

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Decide your Smart City Future!

I recently attended the Smart Cities Week in Washington DC.  This outstanding conference featured a great mix of leaders from government and industry sharing their insights and solutions on how to leverage technology to transform the way city-dwellers live and … Continue reading

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Capability roadmaps

I know this is counter-intuitive, but NOW is the time think strategically – NOW is the time to build a set of capability roadmaps for your organization!  This month’s global financial meltdown makes you want to shrink your planning horizon … Continue reading

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Interpreting roadmaps

Yesterday I explained the difference between a roadmap and a project plan; both display bars on a timeline, but the meaning of the bars is radically different. Roadmaps display the time-availability and evolution of the alternatives for a set of … Continue reading

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Roadmapping basics

Over the years I’ve helped numerous groups create technology, capability, product, platform and strategy roadmaps.  Most of these used a format similar to one popularized by Bob Galvin during his tenure at the helm of Motorola.  Such roadmaps depict the evolution … Continue reading

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Decision Driven® Roadmap tool available

The Decision Driven® Roadmap tool within the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) is available.  This tool will enable you to build a set of linked roadmaps, i.e. to time-align the alternatives across multiple decisions.  The most common use of this … Continue reading

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