Alignment & Evangelism

By Intercom

As important as creating strategy & roadmaps is ensuring that these are understood and internalised by all. PMs are responsible for driving this alignment across teams & stakeholders.

Level 1

Creates alignment within the team. Understands the strategy for their product area, and can describe this clearly.

    Level 2

    Creates alignment within the team and with critical stakeholders (cross functional partners & manager) Gets team buy in on strategy & roadmap rationale. Understands each stakeholder’s perspective and ensures that they have been appropriately considered in strategy setting & roadmap creation.

      Level 3

      Creates alignment across teams and with a broad range of stakeholders (cross functional partners, manager, R&D leaders) Inspires and motivates the team and related teams on strategy & roadmap rationale. Understands each stakeholder’s perspective and ensures that they have been appropriately considered in strategy setting & roadmap creation.

        Level 4

        Creates relationships and builds trust with a broad range of senior stakeholders across the business (managers, R&D leaders, cross-functional leaders) Co-creates strategy with these stakeholders. Drives alignment across R&D teams and throughout the organisation.

          Level 5

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