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    • Project Delivery Optimization Foundations for Best Practice Methodologies Knowledge Standards, Project Team repeatable delivery Models & Repeatable Management Templates, Collaboration capability : Processes Portals Metrics Portals Information Flow: Project Project Project Project Project Implementation Upper Mgmt Portfolio Selection Definition Initiation Execution & Adoption Through February 17, 2002 Management Allianz RTC Project Manager: Mike Hoffman Summary Status Process & During this period we Schedule IT Mgmt Project continued to form the Financial Maturity Modeling teams and to Resources continued to monitor Deliverables the outcomes of the Scope Strategic Review Delivery Project Approval, Definition & Milestone & “Go-Live” Post Project Office Assurance, Proposal, Planning Status Readiness Project Gate Reviews CBA Risk Review Review Reviews Review Review. PM Process, Program & Project Mgrs Tracking, Delivery Assurance Oversight Oversight Initiate Plan Execute  Control Close Project Teams & Stakeholders Life Cycles Agile, Iterative, RUP, MSF, RAD, XP, (SDLC) Spiral Waterfall Scrum, etc. 30 day © Strivent Consulting (Propreitary and Confidential) 8/27/2009 Through February2 2002 17,
    • Organizational Questions to Ask: • Are we providing value to our business strategy? – Are we getting more efficient and learning from mistakes? • Are we working on the right things? – How do we manage competing priorities, and tight resources? • Are we doing things the right way? – Are we working together effectively and raising our maturity? • Are we getting things done? – How do we know how we’re doing, and who is checking? © Strivent Consulting (Propreitary and Confidential) 8/27/2009 3
    • Strivent Approach Differentiators • Higher organizational effectiveness & maturity • Management visibility and insight into the accurate health and direction of all projects • Repeatable right-sized processes = Success! • Build a culture that embraces change – trusted collaboration for all levels of your organization • Project roles empowered to make improvements and communicate using tools & best practices © Strivent Consulting (Propreitary and Confidential) 8/27/2009 4
    • Project Delivery Foundations Information Flow: Strategy: Organization: Process & Project Maturity Upper Management Project Portfolio Management IT Mgmt Quality Gate Reviews Project Office Tracking & Oversight, PM Process Project Management Project Life Cycle (SDLC) Teams & Stakeholders Foundation of best-practices and tools for repeatable project successes Clear Roles and Processes and Standards & Tools & Preparation & Readiness Expectations Collaboration Metrics Techniques for Organizational Change © Strivent Consulting (Propreitary and Confidential) 8/27/2009 5
    • Project Delivery Benefits Organization IT Strategy: Benefits • Align projects and programs with strategic business objectives Project Portfolio Upper Management • Select an optimal portfolio and focus resources on top priorities Mgmt • Address needs of key stakeholders to control work • Greater predictability of project cost, schedule, quality Process & Project Maturity • Get more value from investments IT Mgmt • Collaborate effectively, control finances, increase efficiency • Accurate status information to avoid costly surprises Quality/Audit Project Office Gate Reviews • Consistency in organization-wide planning and reporting • Keep everyone on the same page Tracking & • More easily manage projects, resources, and schedules Oversight, • More visibility and insight track time, Program & PM Process • Control work on the spectrum from ad-hoc to formal projects Project Managers • Manage projects throughout their lifecycle, Project Life Cycles (SDLC) • Communicate progress and issues effectively Project Teams & Stakeholders • Minimize time spent to maintain plans and provide data Best Practice Methodologies & Standards, Portals for Assets Portals for Project Models Repeatable Processes Templates, Metrics & Knowledge Team Collaboration © Strivent Consulting (Propreitary and Confidential) 8/27/2009 6
    • Addressing Delivery Challenges IT & Business Challenges: Solutions from Service Offerings - Project Status Assessments and Delivery Assurance best practices How can I ensure my projects - Oversight with appropriate stage-gate reviews are delivering? - Project Portfolio Management, Project Management Office How can I get more - Maturity Assessments that assess existing state, and consistency and compliance? - Implement new repeatable processes where everyone has buy-in How can I increase our - Process Improvement, Process Definition & Implementation effectiveness? - Adoption of Industry Best Practices How can I align IT to deliver - Strategic Planning, Alignment workshop maximum businesses value? - IT Roadmap Planning How can I improve - Portals for project team collaboration, and process communications and quality? - Knowledge Management, IT Governance - Gap Analysis using Industry Models and Best Practices What should we be doing to - Process Improvement Teams to determine Templates & Tools, prepare for right-sourcing? Organizational Policies, Standards, Process Guidance, Training, etc. How can I justify my resource - Tracking Actuals –vs- Estimates from Plans needs to Management? - Historical Metrics by Project type and Role © Strivent Consulting (Propreitary and Confidential) 8/27/2009 7
    • DA Overall Goals & Objectives – Include or facilitate full oversight of projects - business solution, technical & project management capabilities – Fully leverage management capabilities for advice, council, problem resolution, and compliance of standards • Corrective action driven results from Project Reviews – Intuitive and simple DA framework that integrates with all DA and goals and activities • Standard minimums of only the most critical DA activities • Scaleable tools appropriate for any type of project or user – Holistic view of project health and process improvement for all projects
    • DA Primary Activities – Set project standards, policies, and guidelines* – Establish the DA infrastructure, review framework, tools and methods* – Facilitate assessments and monitor project health for key engagements – Communicate project progress reporting, trends, issues and lessons-learned to internal stakeholders – Ensure compliance with Standards, Policies, & Guidelines – Support project leadership as bandwidth allows – Provide sales support for DA activities