Reporting to a Programme Director or Executive Board, a business or marketing analyst.
Work needs to be time boxed, as the right skillset can have an innate ability to explore.
How do your ideas transition to products and into service on this 8 step journey?
As a precursor, You will need to set up your Governance for the end to end process and the policies and practices to protect the organisation.
You need to start with the market, making sure that the products are aligned to a mission and within the business need / case that sits within a clear strategy and Vision.
This will provide a Portfolio of ideas that pass through a selection matrix leading to programmes and projects that transition to service
Accepting that process for now, the Market analysis is key to identify possibilities, product outlines, risks and opportunities.
This process starts to develop a continuous fact finding and assessment phase that leads to a clear Strategy.
Initial pilots may help build the Strategy
A business case, risk log, and high level plan is being sketched as you go and will support the decision making in Portfolio Management – at a high level
Initial Governance and emerging Strategy, will get to a point where the selection of ideas will germinate the first projects.
Placing products in context of a project with clear targets, gives steps and stages not a slide into service.
In parallel, we will:
The inquisitive Human nature will always jump to the solution. However, we still need the discipline to create the individual components, stages, steps, gates which will come together to align the targets for your organisation.