DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IMPLEMENTATION PLATFORM

Imagine a world where you, as a subject matter expert, general practitioner or consultant, WITHIN ONE APPLICATION, had one place to do the things needed, desired, and cried out to the heavens for, that could…

  • create and curate all documentation work packages within your project where each work package
    • came with a pre-defined template
    • work instructions on how to populate the template
    • provided leading practices, accelerators and methodology on how to best address the content of the work package
    • once ready, could be digitally distributed for digital signature approval to all appropriate resources
      • and if one of the approvers rejected that work package had the ability to instantly collaborate with all approvers to resolve the issue and get the work package approved
    • knew exactly who to talk to about a specific functional requirement or business rule within your domain
    • be instantaneously informed if another team on the other side of the world made changes to aspects of your domain that would have significant impact to your scope of work
    • know exactly what you had to do daily and the value your individual contributions were making to the bigger picture of the digital transformation
    • know everything that you were responsible, accountable, consulted and needed to be informed on throughout a digital transformation initiative
      • and had the ability to personally prioritize all of this “stuff” that hits you daily that falls outside a formal project plan
    • track your time spent on each work package for which you were assigned effort
      • and the ability to submit documented expenses for each project where you had personal expenses to report

    Imagine if you, as a digital transformation project manager, had a single tool to…

    • define the scope of your project down to the work package level
    • Integrate that scope into a Microsoft Project-like cloud-based planning tool and build out a comprehensive, dependency driven and resource constrained project plan
    • instantly manage all aspects of your project from one source of truth
    • instantly collaborate with your fellow project managers on integration points impacting your projects and the overall digital transformation initiative.
    • approve time spent by all resources who are working on your project(s) down to the work-package level
      • and approve expenses at the project level
    • capture the “planned effort vs actual effort” for each and every work package to measure what it actually took to build that work package
      • and use that intelligence to help better plan future digital transformation efforts

    Or you, as a business process analyst, had one sensational place to…

    • create and maintain the approved business process decomposition of your program all the way down to the lowest procedural/transactional level
    • build the integrated dependencies between detailed processes and sub-processes
    • assign the business roles that will be responsible for executing those business processes and procedures in your future state business model.
    • define each business requirement of business rule that is needed to effectively and efficiently run your future state business process

    How about you, a data migration or integration specialist, had that one thing to…

    • see the entire data dictionary for each legacy system and future state application
    • perform all data mappings from source system to target system for every data migration or system integration
    • establish and design all relevancy and transformation rules to ensure that each piece of information that is moving from one place to another is properly defined and approved for development

    Just imagine, an application functional consultant or application technical development consultant, had one tool set to…

    • document all your application configurations or programmatic development results as they relate to the functional requirements and business rules defined for a given business process
    • instantly collaborate with key members of the team to walk through your configurations to ensure they meet the business process design and requirements
    • be instantly notified if changes are made to your business process area from tangential aspects of the program (data migration, interfaces, business process design changes, requirement updates, etc) that may impact your configuration decisions
      • and instantly collaborate with those other teams so everyone understands the implications of those changes
    • submit and approve for digital signature to all assigned resources

    An organizational change management professional, with one special ability to…

    • define the new job roles for your future state organization
    • integrate those job roles to your future state business process model
    • instantly collaborate with members of your Security/GRC team to integrate your future state job roles with the designed security profiles to ensure that your future users will have all the appropriate access to the future applications with all appropriate compensating controls in place and ready to go.
    • manage all communications to all internal and external stakeholders that will be impacted by your digital transformation.
    • build out your integrated benefits realization plan as a mechanism to:
      • define future benefits from your digital transformation
      • define the mechanisms on how those benefits will be measured
      • submit and approve the organizational commitment to those benefits and use that commitment as a vehicle to drive change through your organization
      • track the actual benefits achieved from your digital transformation
    • build all training materials for your future state digital transformation
      • integrated with each defined business process, job role and security role
      • obtain final approval from each critical stakeholder
      • integrate the training materials into your future state application

    A test planning and execution specialist, with one sandbox to…

    • build a re-useable test library of scenarios, cases, components and steps that can be applied to unique test plans to fit every type of test plan needed to successfully validate your digital transformation
    • access to and automatically assign each and every business rule defined and approved during design to a specific series of test steps to provide an audit-able traceability matrix
    • build integrated test plans using a Microsoft Project- like cloud-based planning tool and build out a comprehensive, dependency driven and resource constrained test plan
      • then execute those plans using automated work flow messaging to the text execution specialists telling them when it is their turn to execute a task on the work-plan, confirm their completion of the test task (with documented results) and then automatically fire off messages to the next series of testing task owners that are ready for execution

    Even a cutover/deployment specialist gets one area to…

    • build integrated test plans using a Microsoft Project- like cloud-based planning tool and build out a comprehensive, dependency driven cutover execution plan
      • then execute those plans using automated work flow messaging to the cutover execution specialists telling them when it is their turn to execute a task on the work-plan, confirm their completion of the cutover task (with documented results) and then automatically fire off messages to the next series of cutover tasks that are ready for execution
    • document all anomalies that occur during the cutover experience in an integrated cutover event journal, thus providing a historical context of challenges and development of corrective action plans to avoid in future cutovers
    • establish a detailed cutover checklist and procedures that provide step-by-step instructions on how to execute specific tasks within your cutover execution plans
    • pre-define all operational readiness criteria for each aspect of your cutover with clear-cut expectations and resource accountability and then measure that all expectations were met prior to deploying your solution
    • provide comprehensive change control over your cutover plans

    What about a production support specialist who has one space to…

    • manage your help desk queue
    • appropriately triage and route tickets to the help desk queue
    • had instant access to all project documentation to help you solve the production problem
    • instantly collaborate with the resource who created the ticket to have further discussions and share screens to help further understand the problem and accelerate the resolution
    • keep all key stakeholders instantly apprised on the resolution status of the help desk ticket

    Even those Digital Transformation Program Leaders, who get their own special application to…

    • establish the goals, objectives and success metrics for your digital transformation program and be able to integrate these elements into the business and data processes defined for your program
    • manage all risks, issues, actions and key decisions impacting your program
    • strategically and automatically inform steering committee members of risks, issues and key decisions requiring their input
    • have visibility to all key metrics for every project under your domain and the ability to drill down into the details of a project/project plan that may need your assistance
    • be instantly notified of integration impacts that are most important to the success of the overall program
    • be able to instantly collaborate with your project managers on inter-project integration issues
    • pre-define all phase and milestone program gates with clear-cut expectations and resource accountability and then measure that all expectations were met prior to moving to the next phase, milestone or commercial payment
    • have visibility and management capabilities to all change requests with complete visibility to
      • integration impacts and consequences
      • dependency implications and impact to program timeline
    • provide a perfect and immutable audit trail of every single activity that has taken place within your program
      Imagine a world where you, as an Organization CIO/CXO, had one place to:
    • consistently analyze performance across all programs within your portfolio with one source of truth
    • be instantly updated when/if initiatives within your portfolio appear to be going off the rails
    • instantly collaborate with your program leaders on the integration impacts across multiple programs
    • perform demand management analysis using key decision criteria to determine the most important initiatives and prioritization of those initiatives to your organization

    A Consulting Practice Executive that gets to…

    • have a global view of every engagement at every client within your span of responsibility
    • one set of consistent metrics in which to evaluate every initiative that is going on in your consulting practice
    • ability to instantly collaborate with your Practice Partners/Directors on those initiatives
    • integrate all pre-agreement customer engagement activities with the actual Program Statement and capture the actual cost of sale time and expenses for each client/initiative acquisition
      • providing your assigned Program Leader with critical information on the entire sales/acquisition process including key stakeholders, activities, documentation, internal decisions made leading up to the establishment of the new Program Statement of Work

    Imagine a world where you could perform all of this in one integrated application, using real-time data, from your desktop, laptop or mobile phone!

    MADNESS you say? We call it REALITY!!

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