Accelerate strategy execution FASTER
Strategy development & implementation
Crisis response initiatives
International development programs
collaborative infrastructure enabling networks of cross-functional teams to achieve strategic results
Formulate Vision & Strategy
cordin8 Brainstorming enables teams to generate, categorize, evaluate and prioritize ideas anonymously for SWOT analysis, potential strategies, etc. in order to engage in substantive discussions necessary to formulate the vision and strategy.
Setup Mission Control
Mission Control is the hub for the network of teams that will deliver on the strategy. Objectives are linked to cordin8 TeamMachines™ --where teams plan and manage an initiative--for communication with Mission Control. Distributed reporting makes it easy to collect KPI actuals from measure reporters.
Each initiative has a cordin8 TeamMachine™ where team members organize, structure, plan, and coordinate the work necessary to delivery on the strategy. Combines best of classic project management methods and agile techniques.
Initiatives integrate classic waterfall, swimlanes, agile release trains, hybrid, and more.
Review & Adjust
Mission Control's interactive dashboard enables stakeholder engagement in the context of real-time status of the strategy, including KPIs, performance analysis, recommended actions, and regular stand-ups (daily, weekly) along with more formal reviews at monthly and/or quarterly intervals.
Brainstorming is a fundamental team tool for "figuring-it-out" work
cordin8 provides a rich set of capabilities to enable divergent thinking so the team can explore potential pathways. Then, reduce, combine, and refine possibilities in order to converge on a vision, strategy, plan, recommendation, position, or decision.
Supports co-located team meetings and workshops. Combine with web-conference for remote.
1. Anonymous Idea Generation
2. Idea Categorization / Grouping
3. Anonymous Idea Evaluation (2-dimensional evaluation)
4. Team Results
Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
1. Team members define criteria (requirements)
2. Each team member evaluates alternatives against criteria
Software package selection
Service provider selection
3. Results - calculated weighted average of all team member ratings
Coordinating Agile Release Trains (ARTs)
Agile program teams use Brainstorming to identify and evaluate features and stories that are saved to their cordin8 TeamMachines™ for planning and delivery. Teams set and track their PI objective and iteration goals which align to the Program PI objective. The Kanban board shows all teams or filtered for a specific team.
Hybrid: Best of WBS + Kanban
cordin8's unique combination of predictive scheduling and Kanban features provides project managers and team members with powerful planning and tracking capabilities.
Support for import / export with CSV file and Microsoft Project.
Scale strategy by cascading measures from the corporate "Mission Control" to performance unit "Mission Controls".
Initiatives can be scaled to create visibility and tight communication between related initiatives, or projects.
Organizational directory to create cascade structure
Visibility of projects within initiative
Use real-time project status report as focal point during web-conference, or co-located, stand-up