Process Performance Zone. 8½ Steps To Making A Project Method Stick. Neil Whittington MD & Principal Consultant firstname.lastname@example.org +44 (0) 1932 268657. Today’s Session. 30-40 minutes duration Usable suggestions, hints and tips
MD & Principal Consultant
+44 (0) 1932 268657
“A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”
So, if you are going on this long journey ……..
…make sure that wherever you are going is worth the effort!
DON’T OVER-ENGINEER THE SOLUTION
…make sure you take a good map!
MAKE IT SIMPLE FOR PEOPLE TO FIND WHAT THEY NEED
...always ask a local for directions!
ENGAGE PEOPLE WHO WILL USE THE PROCESS IN DEVELOPING IT
…check to see if there are any rickshaws running to your destination or better still, go by plane
PROVIDE PRE-BUILT TEMPLATES, GUIDELINES AND EXAMPLES
…make sure you only pack what you need
PROVIDE A SCALABLE PROJECT CHECKLIST
…It’s ok to take a detour, as long as the destination is the same
BE FLEXIBLE AND ALLOW FOR EXCEPTIONS
...a phrase book will be essential!
ENSURE COMMUNICATION IS CONSISTENT AND STRAIGHTFORWARD
…when you get somewhere special, send a postcard
PUBLISH INTERNAL SUCCESS STORIES AND CASE STUDIES
Keep it practical - don’t over engineer the solution
Make it simple for people to find what they need
Engage the users of the process in its development
Provide pre-built templates and good examples
Provide a scalable Project Checklist
Remain flexible, but controlled and allow for exceptions
Keep communication simple and consistent
Publish internal case studies and success stories
TAKE SMALL STEPS AND KEEP CHECKING YOUR PROGRESS