need to understand downstream work that is dependent on their work
need to easily identify delivery risks based on dependencies
What impact would it make?
A roadmap is a great visual for understanding the relationship between two pieces of work.
How should it work?
In a nutshell:
A Gantt can show two dependent work items linked by an arrow, but with large volumes, this can become difficult to interpret.
The proposed design uses a custom roadmap format to show the downstream work in a column (with columns for any other related data), and the upstream work on the roadmap bars (with any other related data).
A calculated column is used to compare the start date of the downstream work with the due date of the upstream work (identify if work item A is planned to complete after the start date of work item B). Problematic dependencies are highlighted in red, while others are green.
Nov 9, 2023
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