6 Amazing Product Roadmap Tools

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Every project and every product development needs a roadmap, and therefore a product roadmap tool.

A roadmap summarizes the vision, direction, priorities, and progress of a product. It is a step-by-step guide that visualizes the way from the current status to the finished product.

Before you try to create a product roadmap with Word, Excel, or PowerPoint (which are no actual Product Roadmap Tools!) you should have a look at this list.

I’ve summarized different tools, in no particular order, that you can use to create visual roadmaps for projects and product development.

#1 Prodpad

Pricing: starting from $99.00/month

Platforms supported: web-based

ProdPad offers a wide range of functionalities: roadmaps, kanban, idea management, collaboration, product portfolio and reviewing.

Integrating different product development tools like JIRA, Trello, and Pivotal Tracker allows you to start with your existing data and avoids double work.

Additionally, integrating customer service platforms like Salesforce and Pipedrive allows you to work instantly with customer feedback.

#2 Airfocus.io

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Pricing: starting from $29.00/month

Platforms supported: web based

Another great tool to create Product Roadmaps is airfocus.io. It has an easy-to-use drag and drop functionality.

The UI is clear and nice. The advanced scoring system allows you to prioritize tasks. You can invite team members and stakeholders to get a more accurate prioritization.

Airfocus.io offers different types of visualisation, e.g. Kanban board, timelines, and bubble charts depending on your team and stakeholders’ interests.

Sharing features make it possible to pass your roadmaps to viewers and work together. Airfocus.io integrates with your existing workflows and tools like Jira, Trello, GitLab and Asana.

#3 Roadmunk

Pricing: starting from $19.00/month

Platforms supported: web based

Roadmunk helps to visualize the product development process.

It offers multiple different roadmaps for different tasks like upcoming sprints, project roadmaps to update stakeholders, and release roadmaps to plan for the long term.

Several options like timelines and swim line views make the roadmaps work for every use case.

Collaboration features make it possible to share, discuss, and interact with the roadmap.

Integrating Jira, a data import from CSV files, to export in different popular files and operability using drag-and-drop makes Roadmunk user-friendly and easy to implement in existing environments.

#4 Product Plan

Pricing: starting from $39.00/month

Platforms supported: web-based

Product Plan is another tool to create visual product roadmaps in several versions for different audiences with different expectations and demands.

A drag-and-drop interface allows us to create product roadmaps quick and easy and makes Product Plan user-friendly.

Integrating different management tools like Jira, CTST and Pivotal Tracker is possible. Data implementation from these tools makes it easy to start with your existing data.

An export of the created roadmap to PDF, image or spreadsheet makes it easy to share your plans.

A feature to summarize different roadmaps to one big picture allows you to get a full picture of your plans.

#5 Roadmap.space

Pricing: starting from $19.00/month

Platforms supported: web-based

“We help product managers turbocharge their development process by making it easy to  centralize feedback, prioritize ideas and delight users by shipping exactly what they’re looking for.” (Roadmap.space)

Roadmap.space helps to track which features your users want, store your ideas and build interactive roadmaps. It allows you to communicate your product roadmaps to customers and stakeholders.

Feedback channels and user portals give you the chance to react to users wishes and issues. Integrating of several tools like Trello, GitHub, Slack, JIRA and Pivotal Tracker is possible.

#6 Product Roadmap Tool Casual

Pricing: starting from $7.00/month

Platforms supported: web-based, iPhone app, Android app

Casual is a different kind of roadmapping tool. It helps you visualize your project as a series of steps, tasks and dependencies.

The usage is easy and intuitive. “With Casual, you’ll know how your project is going and who is doing what.” (Casual)

Conclusion about Product Roadmap Tools

Product Roadmap tools help you visualize your ideas and plans and make them easy to understand for your audience. They ease communication and planning.

Have you tried any of these product roadmap tools? Or can you recommend another tool that is not listed here? Let us know in the comments.

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