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Why We Need An Energy Plan

William S. Becker | Posted 10.18.2016 | Green
William S. Becker

The issues confronting America's energy sector today are arguably more complex and urgent than at any other time in the nation's history. We are the middle of a very disruptive energy revolution.

How to Craft a Winning Product Roadmap Presentation

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.29.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

So, you just built an awesome roadmap. Congrats. Customers are going to love it because you prioritized what many of them were asking for. You did a fine job working with the sales team to make sure they were aligned with the product's direction. And engineering was standing tall right by your side in full agreement.

Product Roadmap Tools: 5 Easy Steps to Get Started

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.16.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

A great product roadmap starts with a clear product vision and a canvas explaining customer and market forces that will shape the product's direction. Historically, roadmaps were built using tools like Excel and Powerpoint.

5 Product Roadmap Templates That Deliver Results

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.25.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Knowing you need a plan is one thing. But a smart product plan does not develop overnight. A roadmap to success takes planning and a true understanding of your company's vision -- the "true north" for where you are headed.

How to Save the Planet, Reduce Hunger, and Generate $100 Billion by Reducing Food Waste

Chris Hunt | Posted 03.10.2016 | Green
Chris Hunt

Today, a report was released that outlined a plan capable of creating 15,000 jobs, generating $100 billion in economic value, reducing domestic water ...

3 Roadmap Templates Every Product Manager Should Use

Brian de Haaff | Posted 03.02.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

A product roadmap shows internal teams and external stakeholders where a product is going. It can be a high level strategic roadmap showing key initia...

4 Steps to Building A Life Roadmap You are Proud Of

Brian de Haaff | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business
Brian de Haaff

The brevity of our lives makes it curious to me why more people do not move with purpose. I understand that purpose requires a certain level of freedom, experience, and education. But if you are reading this, you likely have all of that and more. So where are you headed?

Why You Won't Change in 2016

Brian de Haaff | Posted 12.31.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Do not get me wrong. I am not saying it is impossible to change your career or develop new skills on the job. I am just saying that it is unlikely due to a few challenges that impact all of us.

Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do With Your Life

GenDIY | Posted 10.22.2016 | Travel

While this is an enjoyable aspect of this book -- and one that that authors fully acknowledge as somewhat trite -- it isn't until the reader begins to learn about people who have created a life they love for themselves that the deeper implications set in.

The Curse of the Platform Product Manager

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.16.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

On a group bike ride yesterday, a fellow rider shared an interesting perspective. He has spent the last several years at a well-known technology company and was recently promoted to VP of Product Management for Mobile Platforms.

Your Startup and the 'Why' Driven Product Roadmap

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.04.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Product managers should be the happiest people on earth. But most companies never benefit from their product leaders' love of innovation because they are beaten down by lack of progress and sometimes hopelessness even sets in.

Why Kanban Is Never Enough for Product Development

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.25.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

There is a growing trend. I hear about it on a daily basis. Product teams implementing Kanban style boards to speed up innovation and improve their development process. But many of them quickly realize they have made a mistake.

5 Tips for Creating a Beautiful Product Roadmap

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.29.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

As Product Managers, building roadmaps is a crucial part of our job. Yet most of us still use outdated tools for roadmapping -- Excel, PowerPoint, wikis, etc.-- to try and keep several teams on track toward the same goals. It's painful. The good news is that there's a better way.

"Goal First" -- A Product Roadmapping How-To

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

The best boss I ever worked for (who was also one of my early mentors) beat into me the following "she with a plan wins." I hold on to that lesson today and typically am the first in a meeting to ask the 'wet blanket' question "why are we doing this?"

Free Movement Is Litmus Test of Peace Process

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

While Abbas should continue to demand a settlement freeze and a demarcation of the borders of Palestine, he might wish to challenge the Israelis to bring back the Palestinian police to King Hussein Bridge and to allow free passage between Gaza and the West Bank.

Raise the Voltage in the Energy Debate

William S. Becker | Posted 12.19.2012 | Green
William S. Becker

We all use energy. We all pay for it. We all breathe its pollution. We all depend on it to be there when we need it. If there is one issue that affects every American of every age, place and income level, it's energy.

INFOGRAPHIC: A 7-Step Roadmap To Unlocking Your Potential

Rabbi Berel Lerman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Berel Lerman

Countless thinkers and authors throughout the ages and various schools of science have attempted to demystify the human psyche and what really make us tick.

Video Interview: Brian Rothenberg of SkillSlate

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The Roadmap is a weekly show by founders Zev Mo Green and Ramon B. Nuez Jr., where they interview NYC-based companies and business leaders. They a...

The Roadmap Interview With Ultra Light Startups' Graham Lawlor

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The Roadmap is a weekly show by founders Zev Mo Green and Ramon B. Nuez Jr., where they interview NYC-based companies and business leaders. They a...

Interview: The Roadmap with Vimeo

Ramon Nuez | Posted 10.20.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

In a tour of Vimeo's Chelsea offices, Andrew Pile, VP of Product and Development, introduced himself. We came to find out that Andrew is somewhat of a Vimeo historian.

Interview: With NYC Start-up Tiger Trade

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

This is the latest post in our series, The Roadmap, which profiles business leaders, entrepreneurs and start-ups. Zev Mo Green and I first met Tanjil...