Business Alignment & Change Management
Drive Results by Aligning People, Systems, Processes, and Data
Often, roadmap and plans are not aligned with the company strategies and anticipated goals which leads to too many competing priorities. Having a lot of starts, but not a lot of finishes, leads to breakdowns in processes and handoffs across the organization. The organization loses focus and moves on to the next initiative because they have not realized the immediate gains anticipated when deploying organizational changes or new technologies. Without a strategy and approach to align the organization, it’s nearly impossible to attain the full benefits promised by new solutions or to align business functions around any large-scale change.
Building stakeholder engagement and communication practices for managing competing priorities and cascading effective change doesn’t happen by accident. It takes a customized set of practices, tools, and techniques to bring structure and clarity to projects, monitor the pulse of the organization, ensure solutions are fully leveraged, and ultimately capitalize on the expected returns.
With the Impact 21 approach to Business Alignment & Change Management, you will drive more successful initiatives by effecting:
Discovery: People, Systems, Process and Data. Dig deep, with the end in mind, to ensure your future roadmap and plans are aligned with the company strategies and anticipated goals. Identify specific costs/benefits and steps to mitigate risks associated with future changes.
Roadmap Strategies & Costs/Benefits. Prepare for business transformation by establishing an overall roadmap and identifying specific costs/benefits, so your company realizes immediate gains.
Roadmap & Go Forward Plans. Outline your strategic path, establish your roadmap with detailed plans and engage your organization to see it through.
Proprietary Business Alignment Methodology & PMO. Manage expectations and facilitate planned change. Rely on an expert Project Management Office (PMO) that ensures collaboration and accountability with internal and external resources.
Deployment. Develop plans and cross-functional workstreams to drive aggressive timelines for people, systems, processes, and data integration.
The successful deployment of change benefits the bottom line while mitigating risks and disruption to day-to-day operations. We understand the challenges and have a proven track record of developing roadmaps to transform businesses and capture benefits. Impact 21 brings the playbook and a team of industry experts to your team equipped with the strategy, tools, and resources you need to deliver on your plans.