In coming up with our approach, we spent a lot of time developing an innovative but rigorously tested set of tools. These tools were created from our extensive experience of what actually works but equally, what doesn't. We constantly review the methods we use and, when required, adapt and improve. So while our focus is always on delivering actual programmes of work with clearly defined outcomes, we continue to encounter new scenarios, new obstacles, new opportunities. All of these elements feed a dynamic review process that we think helps us to offer you the best service possible.
It will clearly and concisely outline the following: the problem to be addressed in the context of the overall business; the options on the approach for achieving these outcomes; a recommended approach with all associated costs, risks and quantifiable benefits and the outcomes that need to be delivered. Our step-based design will help you manage both the expectations and the risks within your organisation/programme.
If you are already aware what the required outcomes are, we can offer support in the development of detailed implementation planning. This would include identification of the required resources, development of commissioning strategies and development of the required infrastructure to support a large programme of change.
Before progressing with a particular opportunity or challenge, there are a set of key decisions to be made: How to best use available resources; how to source solutions for the forthcoming work; and how to best use capability available across your organisation and its partners. Where it relates to design for operational delivery, our teams have a depth of experience in supporting organisations develop their thinking around an approach to future work. We draw on our tried and tested methodology to develop a solution that best meets your specific requirements. We don't do 'off-the-shelf'.
We know that transitions in organisations create risk. Moving from steady state into a new world very often creates turmoil. Mitigating and managing these risks and convincing stakeholders that you can manage that risk are key elements of this process. 4OC's extensive experience and confidence in our approach enable us to offer this security. We have supported many clients in the design and articulation of programmes of changes throughout the complete bid process.
We use our comprehensive five-step approach that will support an end-to-end solution from verification of need to change through to ongoing operational effectiveness after project completion.
If you want to fundamentally review and understand your organisation's maturity, you should check out our new service P3M3, which will help you understand the strengths and improvement opportunities in your project, programme and portfolio management disciplines.
On the other hand you may just want to review your delivery workstream to better understand a complex problem or to de-risk your operational delivery. Or an in-flight business case needs a review to determine the value in continuing. Or your programme team needs some focussed support on specific aspects of the delivery. It may even be the case that no urgent issues currently exist but you want independent assurance to assure you and your customers that your operation is running effectively.
For any of these situations 4OC have access to a hugely experienced bank of programme capability that can quickly develop a model that reflects the true state of play and recommend a range of options for addressing your issue. We have led on programme delivery and dealt with countless scenarios that put programmes and projects at risk. This experience has put is in a strong position to offer the right support to ensure that your programme won't fail.