Collaborative Roadmap Development


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Collaborative Roadmap Development

  1. 1. Collaborative Roadmap Development Presentation to the SVPMA Luke Hohmann Founder & CEO, Enthiosys, Inc. Motivated from Within®
  2. 2. About Luke Hohmann• Founder/CEO of Enthiosys – Agile Product Management consulting – Customer needs, roadmaps, business model – Product management mentoring and training• Agile product guy – VP Bus Dev (Aladdin), VP Eng &Product Dev’t (Aurigin), VP Systems Eng (EDS Fleet Services) – Board of Agile Alliance• Author, speaker, blogger – “Innovation Games” – “Beyond Software Architecture” – “Journey of the Software Professional” – agile PM blog at © 2007 Enthiosys 2
  3. 3. Let’s Think About Roadmaps• Reflect on your current roadmap.• What does it look like?• What questions does it answer?• How was it created? © 2007 Enthiosys 3
  4. 4. Does It Look Like This?June 09 Sept 09 Dec 09 Mar 10 June 10 Idaho Thundercloud Version 4.0 Version 3.01 Jayko SaaS Offering Security Patch Extra fast install Better Scalability Comprehensive Platforms Client Access SDK Version 3.2 Multi-site Collaboration New platform support Oracle Support Security Management Scalability enhancements Usability improvements Better Integration* © 2007 Enthiosys 4
  5. 5. Does It Look This? © 2007 Enthiosys 5
  6. 6. Or This? © 2007 Enthiosys 6
  7. 7. Who Was Involved? © 2007 Enthiosys 7
  8. 8. Can We Make It Fun? © 2007 Enthiosys 8
  9. 9. Enough Already – Let’s PLAY• What benefits do you want from the SVPMA?• What speakers would you find interesting?• What topics would you find interesting?• What companies do you want to hear from? © 2007 Enthiosys 9
  10. 10. Background on Innovation Games® for Customer Understanding Innovation Games® Are SeriousManagement Tools That Create High-Output Low-Cost Organizational Performance Motivated from Within®
  11. 11. What Are Innovation Games®Innovation Games® are seriousgames that solve a wide range ofproduct strategy and managementproblems across the market lifecycle.They can be played:•with customers•in-person or online•within or across organizational units•in single or multi-game formats © 2007 Enthiosys 11
  12. 12. Organizing Innovation Games® … then consider these games Prune The Product Tree Remember The FutureThese questions Give Them A Hot Tubexist across the Me and My Shadowproduct-market The Apprenticelifecycle. Start Your Day Show And Tell Buy a Feature 20/20 Vision Product Box Spider Web Speed Boat To understand… Customer Needs Requirements Product Usage Future Products © 2007 Enthiosys 12
  13. 13. What MakesInnovation Games® Unique?• Game playing provides a relaxed less rigid environment for participants prove to enhance high- quality actionable ideas.• Each game leverages cognitive psychology and organizational behavior research in unique ways.• Games utilize verbal, written, visual and non-verbal forms of communication thereby providing greater volumes of richer, more nuanced information.• Some games provide wonderful player generated artwork which can be retained and shared with others. © 2007 Enthiosys 13
  14. 14. Innovation Game:Prune the Product Tree • Draw a graphic image of a tree to represent growth of the product/service. • Add your current project portfolio / product roadmap as leaves and apples. • 5 to 8 invited stakeholders are asked to shape the “growth” of your offering. • Captures very rich information about perceptions of the future, timing of new concepts, and balance among delivered offerings In-person • Provides rich opportunity for “new” ideasGoal: OnlineDevelop ideas for new • Captures data for sophisticated analysis ofproducts and services. preferences © 2007 Enthiosys 14
  15. 15. Prune the Product TreeIn Person © 2007 Enthiosys 15
  16. 16. Thank You !!! Luke Hohmann Founder & CEO Enthiosys, Inc. 615 National Ave., Ste 220 Mountain View, CA 94043 cell: (408) 529-0319 Innovation Through Understanding® © 2007 Enthiosys 16
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