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A 5-Point Plan for Product Managers to Create Compelling Technology Roadmaps

Published: 06 February 2019

ID: G00377129

Analyst(s): Bill Ray , Anushree Verma


A compelling technology roadmap is essential for building project support, both internally and externally, guiding product development, and driving innovation. Gartner has identified five actions that technology product managers must take to build comprehensive and sustainable technology roadmaps.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is a Technology Roadmap?
  • How and When Are Technology Roadmaps Used?
  • What Are the Challenges and Implications?


  • Adopt Gartner’s Five-Point Approach for Creating Compelling Roadmaps
  • Appoint a Roadmap Champion to Drive Cross-Functional Support
  • Establish a Process for Updating Your Technology Roadmap


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