As much as shaping a roadmap may seem quite a trivial task at first sight, it is actually the final outcome of thorough internal discussions between our Engineering, Product Management and Product Strategy leads. It also requires the identification and prioritization of key customer stories for which we would like to provide solutions in the next development cycle. The important factors taken into account during this process are as follows:
As visible from the bullets above, your feedback strongly influences the decision making process. It's a big part of what guides our development plans for providing web and mobile solutions with Kendo UI for you as a developer. When this data is carefully analyzed, correlated and mapped to key deliverables, the roadmap clicks in and is published on our site.
Given this insight, here are the main deliverables which we plan to pack into our Q1 2016 installment.
Knowing what's coming in the first major release of Kendo UI in 2016 and onward, I can't wait to hear what you think about our plans. Be the first to share your opinion in the comments. Also keep in mind that we operate in a dynamic environment, and our preliminary plans might undergo some changes going forward.
Stefan Rahnev (@StDiR) is Product Manager for Telerik Kendo UI living in Sofia, Bulgaria. He has been working for the company since 2005, when he started out as a regular support officer. His next steps at Telerik took him through the positions of Technical Support Director, co-team leader in one of the ASP.NET AJAX teams and unit manager for UI for ASP.NET AJAX and Kendo UI. Stefan’s main interests are web development, agile processes planning and management, client services and psychology.