The Escalation Process clarifies the boundaries and channels of decision-making throughout an organization. Designed around the concept of a core project team, the Escalation Process diagram displays a path that allows the core team to make decisions at lower levels of the org chart while having a predefined path for exception management.
Our clients often ask us how they can become more innovative. Some seem to believe that innovation appears as if by magic. Many believe that there is no process for innovation. We have identified three practices that are research-verified, an end-to-end series of steps that yield the best ideas.
Agile is not just for software anymore. Many companies that develop tangible products – be they hardware or mixed software/hardware systems – are applying techniques borrowed from Agile. By combining Agile with traditional processes, they are accelerating programs and delivering winning products.
Before projects become products, they are ideas in the minds of your teams. They begin as product concepts, germs of your company’s future growth. How can companies manage the portfolio of product ideas?
Managers want to optimize their resources by loading them up and have them do more on the priority list to satisfy the executive suite. The optimum load is approximately 2 projects – one large and one small.
The Lite Schedule Estimating Matrix is a tool that helps to estimate the amount of time a project will take in any given phase. It leverages past experience combined with the critical few, key drivers that impact a project’s schedule.
Functional Silos lets the organizations to destroy Agile Implementation. When functional organizations do not support the transition to Agile, your implementation is defeated before it begins.
The Predictive Metrics Tree is a tool that ensures that what you’re measuring helps you achieve your program goals. Learn to create Predictive Metrics Tree.