GETTING TO
SIGN-OFF
PROCESS TIPS TO MAINTAIN PROJECT HEALTH

VP OF DESIGN, HAPPY COG
@CCASHDOLLAR
What is
“Sign off?”
It’s the magical point in time when you’ve met the demands of a contract and everyone
involved can take...
Take on the
Responsibili‫ ﬚‬of
Success.
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
Map Your
Stakeholder
Landscape.
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
30 Years = 0 Brand
Guidelines‽
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
Ken & Larry’s
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
30 Years = 0 Brand
Guidelines‽
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
Create a Shared
Language.
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
There is success
confidence &
transparency.
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
“You need to hear
a word 7 times to
absorb it.”
– SEÑORA FOXALL, 9TH GRADE
SPANISH TEACHER, 1992

GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB...
Break Large
Projects into
Smaller Projects.
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
CHOP UP PROBLEMS

GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
Be comfortable saying
“I don’t know
enough...yet.”

GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
Share Oſten
and When it
Ma‫﬙‬ers.
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
Be Confident &

GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
Focus Feedback
on What You
Need and When
You Need it.
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
You get the
feedback
you deserve.
GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
The illusion of
ownership.

GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#WDD13
The illusion of
ownership.
(AKA “HAIRY ARM TRICK.” GOOGLE IT.)

GETTING TO SIGN-OFF

WEB DESIGN DAY 2013

@CCASHDOLLAR

#W...
FIVE TAKE-AWAYS
1. Map your stakeholder landscape
2. Create a common language
3. Divide and conquer larger problems
4. Sha...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Getting to Sign-off: Five Tips to Maintain Project Health

872 views
703 views

Published on

Web Design Day 2013

Published in: Design, Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
872
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
15
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Getting to Sign-off: Five Tips to Maintain Project Health

  1. 1. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF PROCESS TIPS TO MAINTAIN PROJECT HEALTH VP OF DESIGN, HAPPY COG @CCASHDOLLAR
  2. 2. What is “Sign off?” It’s the magical point in time when you’ve met the demands of a contract and everyone involved can take a moment to relax and either celebrate or move onto the next task. As “makers”, we tend to be really good at creating “things” / “artifacts” But we oſten overlook the design of the process that helps us do just that. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  3. 3. Take on the Responsibili‫ ﬚‬of Success. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  4. 4. Map Your Stakeholder Landscape. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  5. 5. 30 Years = 0 Brand Guidelines‽ GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  6. 6. Ken & Larry’s GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  7. 7. 30 Years = 0 Brand Guidelines‽ GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  8. 8. Create a Shared Language. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  9. 9. There is success confidence & transparency. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  10. 10. “You need to hear a word 7 times to absorb it.” – SEÑORA FOXALL, 9TH GRADE SPANISH TEACHER, 1992 GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  11. 11. Break Large Projects into Smaller Projects. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  12. 12. CHOP UP PROBLEMS GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  13. 13. Be comfortable saying “I don’t know enough...yet.” GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  14. 14. Share Oſten and When it Ma‫﬙‬ers. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  15. 15. Be Confident & GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  16. 16. Focus Feedback on What You Need and When You Need it. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  17. 17. You get the feedback you deserve. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  18. 18. The illusion of ownership. GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  19. 19. The illusion of ownership. (AKA “HAIRY ARM TRICK.” GOOGLE IT.) GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13
  20. 20. FIVE TAKE-AWAYS 1. Map your stakeholder landscape 2. Create a common language 3. Divide and conquer larger problems 4. Share as much as you can, oſten 5. Get the feedback you need cashdollar@happycog.com GETTING TO SIGN-OFF WEB DESIGN DAY 2013 @ccashdollar @CCASHDOLLAR #WDD13

×