Product Strategy & Roadmap

Service Description

A technology strategy and roadmap outlines the plan to reach short-term and long-term goals through the use of technology solutions. It helps your business develop the strategies and implement the systems that build business value and drive performance. Generally, it is constructed on a timeline with milestones, projects, and tasks along the way that will accommodate the changing needs of end users and, ultimately, unleash value in a clear, consistent and strategic manner. Our technology strategies and roadmaps help businesses make better decisions around technology investments.

Consider this service if…

  • You need to transform your business through disruptive technologies, processes and tools
  • You want to improve the overall efficiency and speed of products and services
  • You have been asked to drive consistency in execution, and create transparency to costs and risks
  • You need to improve compliance and efficiency across programs and operations
  • You would like to capture and sustain market share, and edge out the competition
  • You want to increase customer engagement and maximize shareholder value

Perfect for:

  • Startups that need expert advice before building a product
  • Predicting IT expenses and maximizing the ROI on technology investments
  • Creating answers to the “Cloud” question
  • Ensuring the business meets regulatory and compliance needs
  • Improving the relationship between IT and the business

Deliverables:

  • A detailed report covering the area of a business that we analyse. It typically includes the following sections:
    • Current infrastructure architecture, software, and hardware
    • Gaps or issues with the infrastructure
    • Current features in use and/or not in use
    • Any integrations with 3rd party products
  • The details and topics included will be unique to each business. Here are a few which often span disciplines:
    • System overview, situational analysis, or technology analysis
    • Insights, findings, and observations
    • Strategic recommendations and next steps
    • Implementation, or technology roadmap

Your involvement:

  • 4 hour business review with our senior consultants. They will meet with your team to gather as much information as possible about the environment.
  • Come prepared to discuss business expectations of IT, system dependencies, application dependencies, IT costs and return on those expenses, and operational procedures.
  • We will also ask about business goals, milestones, gaps and barriers, action items, priorities and timelines.
  • Stay in touch during the process, in case any questions arise.
  • Review the documentation and ask clarifying questions.

Engagement Time:

2 to 3 Weeks

Team:

  • 1 Senior Systems Architect
  • 1 Senior Interaction Designer

Project Management:

  • Team Leader Manages Work
  • Lightweight Documentation
  • Onsite Planning Sessions—One

Updates & Communication:

  • Status Email—Weekly
  • Calls—Weekly
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