3 signs your organisation needs a roadmap
Roadmaps are a key tool that many organisations create as a link between strategy and actions. For organisations that don't have a history or background in creating roadmaps however, the time and effort needed to create one can be a barrier. The benefits can be significant though so it's worth exploring some of the signals your organisation may be exhibiting that indicate roadmapping is a good idea.
Does your roadmap answer these questions
Roadmaps are a good way to do just that. They are an excellent tool to help develop and communicate programmes of work, but they should also be able to link the specific programme initiatives back to purpose and outcome. In doing so they will help answer the following more specific, and more useful, questions…
visualising your roadmap
Once your roadmap(s) are completed, it would be great to communicate that in a single diagram to all stakeholders. If it’s going to be a single page diagram, you’ll need to abstract some of the detail. What you will want to communicate ideally is: