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April 27, 2007
Webinar: The Art of Product Roadmap Management And Execution

Industry Expert Richard Heitmann breaks down best practices for strategic product roadmapping

Montreal, Quebec - April 27, 2007- FeaturePlan, requirements management software for Product Management, and co-sponsor of the community blog The Product Management View, today announced a special installment in their series of weekly webinars entitled "The Art of Product Roadmap Management and Execution' on Wednesday May 2nd, 2007.

Guest speaker Richard Heitmann, VP Product Management, EVault, breaks down best practices for strategic product roadmapping.

`From entrepreneurial companies to small, family-owned businesses to large, publicly-traded companies, creating and executing a strategic product road map can be quite challenging. This session will discuss some of the fundamentals that apply horizontally - regardless of company type or culture - and will also focus on the differences and how to handle the challenges that are unique to each one.'

More details on the content of the presentation can be found at GrandView

`Richard is an insider's insider in the software industry,' says Russell Foy, VP Marketing and Sales of FeaturePlan, co-sponsor of The Product Management View. `With his experience, he could easily be called a master cartographer where product roadmaps are concerned.'

Richard has over 15 years of experience in marketing, program management, and engineering roles in enterprise software, security, and data protection. At EVault, Richard is responsible for setting overall product strategy and bringing EVault's data protection products and services to market. At WatchGuard, Richard was responsible for all inbound and outbound product marketing for Internet security appliances and services, and prior to that, Richard held various engineering and program management roles at Onyx Software. Richard has an MBA from the University of Washington, and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from UCSB.

Visit to register for this Webinar.

This special Product Management View Webinar will be broadcast Thursday April 19, 2007 at 12:00 noon EDT (-5 GMT).  There is no charge to attend.

For more information on upcoming Webinars, visit The Product Management View at GrandView.

About The Product Management View
The Product Management View is a blog and webinar series run by a community of forward-thinking product managers driven by the belief that there is a better way to build a world-class product management organization. It is sponsored by FeaturePlan (, Pragmatic Marketing (, the Software Marketing Perspectives Conference (, and GoToWebinar ( The blog has a variety of prominent contributors from the high-tech industry who write about a variety of Product Management topics, including the latest trends, methodologies, challenges, solutions, events and activities. The webinar series presents a free weekly webinar given by a leading product management.

About Ryma:
Ryma Technology Solutions delivers requirements management solutions for the Product Management community through its flagship product, FeaturePlan. FeaturePlan is based on the industry-standard product management framework from Pragmatic Marketing and uses a best practices approach to collect and organize market inputs for product management and strategic innovation. FeaturePlan is used worldwide by leading organizations such as Reuters, Autodesk and Trend Micro to gather and analyze market requirements, instantly generate fact-based documents and roadmaps, and support strategic business-critical decisions throughout the enterprise. For more information, please visit