Developments in Practice XXIII: Creating and Evolving a Technology Roadmap

@article{McKeen2006DevelopmentsIP,
  title={Developments in Practice XXIII: Creating and Evolving a Technology Roadmap},
  author={James D. McKeen and Heather A. Smith},
  journal={CAIS},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={21}
}
The authors convened a focus group of senior IT managers from a variety of different companies/industries to explore current practice in terms of creating and evolving a technology roadmap. Starting with a definition of a technology roadmap, the paper outlines the benefits attributable to a well-crafted roadmap and presents a 7-step model for its creation. According to the focus group, companies without the guidance of a roadmap run the risk of making sub-optimal decisions – technology choices… CONTINUE READING

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