Giving the Cloud a silver lining?

| Cloud Transformation

Cloud Technology implementation needs better control for Boards to get full benefit. What I am hearing is that the tide of technology is changing so fast that many are struggling to keep up. • Identity, data, and threat management is improving at speed • AI, Machine Learning, and Blockchain are emerging • Legacy data is […]

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Does anyone care about Brexit?

| Brexit

As Brexit moves from ABCD to Exit before next year We should have A plan, not Burning platforms or Crises I fear Then Disaster recovery, with an Exit of some sort The key bit will be the effect on every port Technology gallops across the globe at a pace Time for the UK to focus […]

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HEALTH CHECK

| Business Transformation

This page gives some tips on what you may consider to perform a health check from the market to the service.We will conduct the standard engagement process outlined in my main methodology.It will seek to:Understand the overall business positionDefine the scope of project, from project (s) to business wide, timescales, cost, risk, benefits or quality.Scope […]

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Market to Service: STAGE 1: Marketing

| Marketing

Market to Service tracks us from the process of finding where your product would fit, into the Market, to delivering and transitioning it into Service. Market The journey starts with a Market analysis that defines the consumer demand over time, within the context of the  products the organisation can deliver: now, in the future, or too […]

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Figure of 8: Market to Service: Step2 Mission

| Marketing

Mission Many missions can become lost within daily activities, become absent altogether, which may  confuse internal and / or external audiences. In the context of delivery, the mission sits at the top of the pyramid, guiding the strategy and ultimately focusing the project. It must drip down on the management style, behaviours and culture. Everyone […]

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Figure of 8 – Products

| Product Development

Products    To manage all projects (planned and in flight), you need a list of existing and future products.  They are positioned on a roadmap, depicting the journey to the vision. APPROACH:  We need to define both the products that make money (eg an App for ecommerce) and the products that get them there (eg […]

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Figure of 8 – Business Need

| Uncategorized

Business Need   You must understand your forecast P&L for the next 3 to 5 years, so that strategy, resource capacity and capability can be planned. Business Need defines the demand and is used to create the vision which is linked to all the project deliverables and products.  The vision can easily be defined as […]

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Figure of 8 – Strategy

| Business Transformation

Strategy   Organisations need a clear vision that the sponsor, stakeholders and project team have created together and agreed upon.  The Strategy is the pivot in the process, aligning to the market, with clear  product specifications; while also segmenting into deliverable targets. The mechanism to control this is the portfolio selection process that selects segments […]

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Figure of 8 – Portfolio

| Business Transformation

Portfolio     Portfolio Management selects the most appropriate ideas & products from the strategy, and then undertakes a selection process to pick the best to deliver into service.  It is at the tipping point of demand and supply and it’s customer is the vision. Project scope and targets are delivered from a Portfolio Selection process, that […]

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