PRD: [Name of Project]
Figma's Product Requirements Doc template
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Yuhki Yamashita
Project:
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Team:
@Collaboration
Contributors:
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Yuhki Yamashita
Mary Jones
TL;DR:
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Status:
@Launched
Shipping:
5/18/2020

Problem Alignment

The Problem

Describe the problem (or opportunity) you’re trying to solve. Why is it important to our users and our business? What insights are you operating on? And if relevant, what problems are you not intending to solve?

High-level Approach

Describe briefly the approach you’re taking to solve this problem. This should be enough for the reader to imagine possible solution directions and get a very rough sense of the scope of this project. (e.g., if “The Problem” was engagement in the design process from non-designers, “The Approach” might be a feed which surfaces work that's relevant to them.)

Goals & Success

What does success look like? What metrics are you intending to move? Explain why these metrics are important if not obvious.

Solution Alignment

Key Features

Give an overview of what we’re building. Provide an organized list of features, with priorities if relevant. Discuss what you’re not building (or saving for a future release) if relevant.

Key Flows

Show some mocks/embeds of the experience. Link to any other documentation as necessary. In general, it’s helpful to organize these around certain user journeys / use cases. Show enough of a clickthrough where people can walk away with a reasonable understanding of how the product works.

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Open Issues & Key Decisions

Keep track of open issues / key decisions here. Sometimes, certain decisions are made that might feel controversial; document these here so people know that the discussions have happened and there’s strong awareness of the tradeoffs.

Launch Readiness

Key Milestones

Identify any relevant milestones (e.g., a Dogfood or Beta milestone) that people should know about. Make sure to show when you’re expecting to publicly launch, too.
Date
Milestone
Audience
Description
1
Mon, May 4
Dogfood 🐶
Internal employees only
Testing internally
2
Mon, May 11
Beta 👥
Early cohort of 100 customers
Getting user feedback
3
Tue, May 19
Launch! 🚀
Gradual ramp over the day to 100% of all users
It's the big day!
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Launch Checklist

Make sure you answer all of the questions below and involve necessary stakeholders.
Area
Question
Answer
Instructions if "Yes” (or unsure)
Support
Will new learning material be needed (or updates to existing documentation)? Help Center articles? Images/GIFs? YouTube videos? Plugin documentation?
Yes
Talk to the Product Education team.
Will this feature require new support processes, like saved replies, new tags to track feature changes, or training the support team on new products/changes?
No
Talk to the Support team.
Growth & Data
Have you implemented sufficient tracking in order to measure success, risks and impact on user behavior for the new feature?
Involve your data counterpart to make sure feature is well instrumented.
Could this impact Growth numbers? (E.g., impact to NUX, UI changes to CTAs.)
Let the Growth team know. Consider running this as an A/B if you haven’t already.
Are we turning this feature on for everyone immediately (versus a gradual rollout)
Defend in this section why you’re opting for an instant ramp to 100%.
Marketing
Are we running a Beta for this?
Talk to the PMM team.
Do we need an onboarding experience?
Talk to the PMM team.
Enterprise
Will this be available only in certain tiers (Pro or Org)?
Make sure the Enterprise team is in the loop and have good reasoning for your packaging decisions. In addition, if this is to be included in sales enablement material, talk to your PMM.
Is this a new action that should be included in the Activity Logs?
Talk to the Enterprise team.
Platform
Are you introducing new functionality that we’d want to add to our Web or Plugin APIs?
The general expectation is that the feature team builds these capabilities into these APIs. Talk to the Platform team if you have questions.
Could this break any existing integrations (e.g., with Zeplin, JIRA)?
Talk to the Platform team.
Will this introduce new work on mobile or mobile web?
Talk to the Prototyping team.
Security & Privacy
Are you introducing new data models, or exposing new API end points? Or are you changing anything to do with Authentication, Sign in, or Sign up? Is data flowing to a new vendor or outside of Figma prod ?
Talk with the Security team.
Are we collecting any data that we did not already, or are we using any data in a manner that we did not already use it in?
Talk with the Legal team.

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