What is an IT roadmap

IT Roadmap

How to Create an IT Roadmap?

Lying at the intersection of IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, and Project Portfolio Management, a roadmap is an invaluable tool in transforming innovation into value. Usually, a visual depiction of this journey to business value.

Arguably, a strategic plan is incomplete without a well thought out roadmap (and a dashboard?). Isn’t a roadmap really a visual depiction of a strategic plan? No matter which side of this debate your opinion falls, it is good to understand how to create meaningful roadmaps.

Toward that end, this week, we are referring you to some sound advice on crafting effective roadmaps.

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Introduction to Roadmapping

An excellent introduction to roadmapping - key concepts, benefits, best practices, and steps to create one. MUST Read!

Sample IT Roadmap

A very good sample information technology roadmap (IT Roadmap) that can be used as a template to create one for your organization

A Guide to Technology Roadmaps

This document provides step by step guidance to develop a technology roadmap. It explains key concepts, details the benefits, the process for developing a roadmap, and method to assess outcomes. An excelent template that can be used by a CIO to create a technology roadmap practice in their organization.

Why use Roadmaps?

This paper makes the case for technology roadmapping using enterprise architecture planning and project portfolio management.

Example: Technology Roadmap

This report details a technology roadmap initiative. CIOs can use this to learn about key terms, rationale and process of technology roadmapping and adapt it to create an IT Roadmap for their organization.

Assessment of Technology Roadmaps

This paper provides an overview of different technology roadmap approaches, analyzes barriers to their implementation, and provides an assessment of their effectiveness.