Strategic objectives roadmaps, global and/or by business unit. Objectives can be financial or not and may be linked to defined target dates.
Flexibility to create multiple level roadmaps to describe market segmentation, customer needs, product lines, internal and external technologies, channels, capabilities, etc.
Describing each component with user defined attributes, attached documents, financial targets and costs.
Building composite roadmaps by drag and drop to combine elements from different roadmaps and reflect dependencies between customer needs, technologies, products, platforms, etc.
Identification of all dependencies for a given roadmap element with a single click.
Creation of checklist or scoring on any roadmap element to better assess feasibility or ability to answer to targeted needs.
User controlled synchronization and roll-up through the composite roadmaps to compare targets and actual.
Simulations and impact analysis of adding, delaying, replacing or deleting a platform, a technology, a component, a product development project, etc.
Flexible and powerful data and function securities to update and share roadmaps throughout the organization
Configurable alerts on individual user portal or using e-mails
Pre-defined style guides to enable consistent display of different roadmap elements with colors, symbols and texts according to specific element attributes
Configurable, graphical executive dashboards with PowerPoint export and pdf generation
Fully integrated with idea management, strategic funding buckets, portfolio management, stage-gate governance and product lifecycle management.