Technology Roadmapping

| Development | Assessment | Roadmapping |

Understanding today’s technical landscape is a daunting task. Products are becoming more complicated and customized while time to market is shrinking and product life-cycles shrinking Better technology planning can help deal with this increasingly competitive environment.

At both the individual corporate and industry levels, technology roadmapping has several potential uses and resulting benefits.

  1. Technology roadmapping can help develop a consensus about a set of needs and the technologies required to satisfy those needs.
  2. It provides a mechanism to help experts forecast technology developments in targeted areas.
  3. 3. Roadmapping provides a framework to help plan and coordinate technology developments both within a company or an entire industry.

The main benefit of technology roadmapping is that it provides information to help make better technology investment decisions.

  1. Identifies critical technologies or technology gaps that must be filled to meet product performance targets.
  2. Provides a framework to leverage R&D investments through coordinating research activities either within a single company or among alliance members.