The architects roadmap is used to prioritize, assign and connect multiple initiatives within a value stream. It is essential to align deliveries and opportunities within the architect practice and across large teams.
|Business Case/Project||The number of rows in the roadmap can be divided at any level of Scope but most commonly the roadmap is used at the business case/project level.||Strategy Scorecard (provides initiatives)|
|Value||This is the expected return from the business case.||Lean Business Case (expected return)|
|Complexity||This is a measure of the architectural complexity of the project thus it’s need for architecture effort.|
|Compliance||This column represents the level of compliance issues expected in the project. It describes regulatory or other highly sensitive aspects which will impact the project.|
|Governance||This column represents the level of oversight and governance expected in the project. For example projects which deeply impact the financial status of the company or have high compliance factors.|
|Time Columns||Time increments should scale upward meaning closest time should be in short increments and farthest right in longer increments.|
|Component/Release Lines||The lines/bars and milestones indicate the expected length of the project with its associated milestones and crossover lines represent dependencies between projects.||Lean Business Case (expected timeline)|