Start strong with product development
Plan for and kick off new products after thoughtful collaboration with your team
About this collection
You already have the right team. Now you have the right resources to lead your team through the development of new products. Use our collection of templates to strategically collaborate with business, marketing, and engineering team members and kick off your new project the right way. Align your team and set yourselves up to successfully execute your product strategy.
How to use this collection
Capture and present your business strategy to the executive team and board of directors.
Step 1. Focus your strategy
It’s easy to come up with goals. It’s harder to follow through on them. Use our business strategy template to identify how your new project aligns with your overarching plan. Collaborate with business leads and stakeholders to make sure your project contributes to your company’s overall vision and goals.View template →
Capture your team’s high level product roadmap.
Step 2. Create a roadmap
Once your team aligns on a strategy, you’ll be ready to plan product features and set milestones. Use the product roadmap template to understand how different teams and stakeholders will work together. This will help you identify potential dependencies between teams and clarify where you need to add more resources.View template →
Use this template to define your problem, propose a solution and get ready to execute.
Step 3. Share your vision
Make sure each team member is working toward the common goal. As you prepare to launch your project, use our project poster template to share your strategy. The project poster helps you succinctly describe your project’s scope, impact, and requirements. When new partners and stakeholders join your team, they can quickly read through the project poster to get in the know.View template →
Define, track and scope requirements for your product or feature.
Step 4. Set requirements
It’s time to get detailed. Transform your product vision into specific, actionable plans with the product requirements template. Collaborate with designers, engineers, and other stakeholders as you shape and detail what you’ll need to make your vision a reality. Not only will this help you anticipate potential roadblocks, but you’ll also make sure each team member understands how to best contribute.View template →
Define, scope, and plan milestones for your next project.
Step 5. Prepare for success
Now that your team’s on the right track, keep achieving your goals with our project plan template. As team members work through requirements, they’ll ask questions and identify obstacles that could delay your product launch. They’ll also discover opportunities to help your team work faster. Use the project plan template to regularly check your team’s progress and keep them inspired.View template →