Gartner Research

Create Roadmaps That Support Decision Making and Communicate Strategy Effectively

Published: 03 February 2020

ID: G00407247

Analyst(s): James McGovern

Summary

Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must create roadmaps that communicate strategy and inform better IT and business decisions. The roadmaps must have the right granularity and planning horizon, and must connect strategy with implementation to ensure desired outcomes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Create Roadmaps Focused on Decision-Making Needs and Styles to Aid Stakeholders in Visualizing Future Business Outcomes
    • Integrate Change Efforts and Implement Strategy
  • Review and Update Roadmaps on a Calendar Cycle and in Response to the Ecosystems, Business and Technology-Critical Disruptions
    • Reflect Market Opportunities and Business Strategies
    • Expose Additional Influencing Factors

Case Study

  • Marketing Makes the Difference

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