Tip the scale of supply and demand into IT’s favor.
The risks associated with undisciplined project intake processes include:
Undocumented project work
The benefits of a disciplined project intake process include:
More reasonable workloads for IT staff
Better throughput of more high-value projects
Strengthened stakeholder relations
Module 1: Develop an Optimized Intake Workflow
Identify and map project sources.
Establish an effective triage process for project requests.
Develop a view of available capacity to keep approval and prioritization constrained to that which is achievable.
Key Benefits Achieved
A centralized intake workflow that fosters collaboration between sponsors and the PMO.
An appropriate request follow-up process that sets realistic expectations for stakeholders.
A simple methodology for tracking resource allocations at a high level.
Undergo a PPM needs assessment
Current state picture of your PPM capabilities
Review and configure request form
A customized request form with the right amount of friction for your organization
Establish an optimized intake workflow
A PPM triage process that effectively informs requests forward
Develop lightweight methods for tracking resource availability
A resource management strategy for aligning approvals with available capacity
Module 2: Prioritize New Requests to Drive Portfolio Throughput
Determine the appropriate steps in a progressive prioritization process for your organization.
Key Benefits Achieved
An effective cadence for prioritization to help ensure your efforts are always aligned with the highest value priorities.
Establish an approval and prioritization scorecard
Approval and prioritization scorecard
Define prioritization cadence, stage gates, and authority rights
Detailed steps in the prioritization process for who is responsible for what, and when they’re responsible for it
Pilot the workflow using Info-Tech’s tools and templates
A customized tool for tracking and prioritizing new requests
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Onsite Workshops offer an easy way to accelerate your project. If you are unable to do the project yourself, and a Guided Implementation isn’t enough, we offer low-cost onsite delivery of our Project Workshops. We take you through every phase of your project and ensure that you have a road map in place to complete your project successfully.