Stitch Fix VP on Recipe for Magical Roadmap

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Rocks, Pebbles and Pixie Dust: A Recipe for Magical Roadmaps

With competing priorities and multiple stakeholders, roadmap planning can easily become an exercise of summing and sorting product features across columns of spreadsheet attributes. While stack-ranking creates discipline and transparency, it too often falls short on magic.

Learn practical techniques to transform your roadmap process, balancing long term strategic goals, short term wins, and the little things that capture the hearts of your users. Donna Boyer shares tips and anecdotes from 20+ years as a product executive at companies ranging from early stage startups to Yahoo, Airbnb and Stitch Fix.

About The Speaker:

Donna Boyer joined Stitch Fix as the company’s first head of product, leading product management and product design. Most recently, Donna ran product for Airbnb’s host side of the business and led the development of Airbnb Plus. She is passionate about increasing diversity in tech, and serves on the Board of Directors of Girls in Tech, The Biden Institute’s Policy Advisory Board, and San Fransisco’s Enterprise for Youth. In her free time, you can find her practicing taekwondo, playing board games, or riding roller coasters with her family.

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