Skip to content
Say hello to the new Tempo! Roadmunk is now Strategic Roadmaps.   Learn More

Roadmunk Blog

A blog by product managers, for product managers. Grab the practical and tactical tips you need to level up your product management knowledge.

Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What’s project cost tracking and why is it crucial?

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How parametric estimating enhances your project management skills

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to excel in project financial management: A guide for success

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Data-driven triumph: Using project metrics for successful outcomes

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to get your roadmaps ready for 2024

Alex McCord
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Shape your business’s future with financial forecasting

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Impress stakeholders: Navigating how to measure profitability

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Unlock the power of customer feedback for your business

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How project management templates and roadmaps streamline workflows

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Boost your productivity with innovative product management templates

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to engage stakeholders for optimal project outcomes

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Unlock potential: Strategies to manage resource constraints efficiently

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Understanding decision logs: Why they're crucial for your projects

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Weighing CapEx versus OpEx for budget optimization

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What makes a good user story? How to write one successfully

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Understanding crisis management: Core principles and strategies

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Perfect Lean portfolio management for improved efficiency

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Unlocking success with project integration management: A detailed look

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Workflow automation for a more efficient workforce

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Multi-project management: Strategies for success

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to beat the clock by fast tracking your project

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Leveraging earned value management for a competitive edge

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What every manager should know about project tracking

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Reduce scope creep in agile projects: 5 tactics

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Finding the right work management system for increased team efficiency

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Perfect these Jira best practices for more efficient workflows

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Project management and time-tracking techniques for more efficiency

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

The value of a work breakdown structure (WBS) in project management

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Understanding work orders: From the basics to execution

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Get ahead of issues with a project premortem

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Why an issue log is your secret weapon for project success

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Optimizing the role and value of a project sponsor

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Practical steps to building an effective Jira roadmap

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A comprehensive guide to effective strategy implementation

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What’s agile story mapping? Key principles and benefits

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to use a prioritization matrix for optimal project management

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Discover what a ROM is in project management and how to create one

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Unlock employee potential with a professional development plan

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Boost organizational efficiency by documenting workflows

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Enjoy project success with a winning implementation plan

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to implement effective project quality management

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A deep dive into the art of writing status reports: Tips and tricks

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A comprehensive guide to business process reengineering

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Maximize collaboration and accountability with a RACI chart

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to write a SWOT analysis (with examples)

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A comprehensive guide to building and using the TOWS matrix

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A 5-step project risk management strategy for threat mitigation

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Improve project execution with a thorough PERT chart

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A project manager’s guide to conducting a PEST analysis

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to use a fishbone diagram for cause and effect analysis

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Safeguarding an organization with a Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Unlocking the potential of a strategic roadmap: A comprehensive guide

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A guide to creating a SAFe program board

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Discover common SAFe agile ceremonies and meeting best practices

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Should your company implement the Spotify agile model?

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Deconstructing portfolio roadmaps: Key features and benefits

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What’s a stakeholder analysis, and how can it benefit your projects?

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to write an effective action plan in 4 steps

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Unleash innovation: Agile case studies for scaling success

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Scaling success: An introduction to Scrum at Scale

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to implement the lean management approach

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Everything you need to know about SAFe PI planning

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Why lean-agile helps business teams: A complete guide

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Follow this 5-step SAFe roadmap for successful implementation

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Using agile retrospectives for constant team improvement

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Story points: A guide on how to estimate user stories in agile

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Alternatives to a SWOT analysis: Using SOAR, NOISE, and others

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

The complete guide to the McKinsey 7-S model

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

RAID log: What it is and how it improves project management

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Define success using the top Agile at Scale metrics

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Scope Creep: What it is and how to avoid it

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Perfecting the project closure process: Guidelines and tips

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Prepare your team for every roadblock with scenario planning

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Using the Eisenhower Matrix to boost team productivity

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to develop a masterful project brief: An essential guide

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Proof of concept 101: Everything you need to know

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What is business forecasting, and how can it improve performance?

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Understanding the iterative process for project management

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What’s resource leveling, and when should you use it?

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What’s a cross-functional team, and how do you build one?

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to use the Fibonacci sequence for agile projects

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Understanding project controls: A beginner’s guide

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

The essential guide to marketing management

Anaballe Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to effectively conduct value stream mapping

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What’s an agile release train (ART), and how do you manage one

Alyssa Za
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to implement an agile workflow for your team

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A complete guide to effective stakeholder management

Anaballe Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to foster agile continuous improvement in your teams

Camille Tovee
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Understanding the key differences between product and project managers

Anaballe Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to use critical success factors to prepare for roadblocks

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to master the decision-making process

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

The best project planning tools for both remote and in-person teams

Anaballe Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Creating efficient and effective operational plans

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Tackling project execution: Strategies for success

Anaballe Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to create a strong foundation in your project initiation phase

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Understanding the 6 stages of a production schedule

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Conflict resolution 101: A starter’s guide to peaceful problem-solving

Anaballe Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

OKRs versus KPIs: What are they, and why are they important?

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Using process flow documents to level up team productivity

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Improve your workflow efficiency with process mapping

Anaballe Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to keep your development team organized with a sprint backlog

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to balance your project constraints for a better outcome

Anabelle Zal
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

The project management triangle: Learn how to handle constraints

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Find the right process improvement methodology for your team

Annabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Create effective project timelines to encourage visibility

Annabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to create a content plan in 8 steps

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to set achievable and realistic stretch goals

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Optimize your project timeline by using the critical path method

Annabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to craft a sound contingency plan for your business

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What’s resource management, and why is it important?

Annabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Understanding the fundamentals of project scope

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Balancing efficiency versus effectiveness for project managers

Annabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Your guide to creating a foolproof project plan

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Getting started with Agile at Scale

Annabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A guide to performing a gap analysis

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to write a thorough and convincing project business case

Alyssa Zacharias
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What role do you play? Understanding leadership versus management

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Goals versus objectives: Understanding their differences

Annabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How effective communication improves team engagement (+ 9 tips)

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What’s the strategic planning process? A comprehensive guide

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How To Implement a Risk Register

Anabelle Zaluski
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

A guide to bottom-up versus top-down for problem-solving

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Discover the Power of Burndown Charts in Project Management

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Boost your team's productivity with these brainstorming techniques

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

How to write a communication plan in 4 steps

Maggie Gowland
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

10 best product management tools for 2023

Laura Schreier
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Product management roadmapping through a (possible) recession

Laura Schreier
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

The Product Development Process: 6 Stages

Hayat Rachi
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

What is the Kano Model?

Laura Schreier
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

7 essential design principles for product managers

Latif Nanji
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

Roadmunk's Top 10 Features of 2021

Janelle Santi
Blog hero image (for visual interest only)

5 Rookie Mistakes Product Managers Make (And How You Can Avoid Them)

Astawa Alam

Product Velocity: First-to-market or First-to-fail?

Astawa Alam
Illustration of 3 paper airplanes

Successful Product Releases: Top Tips for Product Marketing Managers

Janelle Santi
Illustration of ideas

What is Product Sense? We asked 6 top Product Managers

Astawa Alam
Colorful sheet music

Building Harmony Between PMs and Designers

Laura Callow
Pacman

Common Product Management Problems – And How to Solve Them

Laura Callow

Try Roadmunk for free

14-day trial No credit card required Get started in minutes