PHASE 7: PRODUCT ORG DESIGN

Develop the product organizational design that aligns to your development methodology and go-to-market strategy

 

Decisions are often made regarding product offerings to keep up or stay ahead of the competition without consideration of the organization design to support it. Development methodologies may change from waterfall to agile, platforms may shift from on-premise to SaaS, and your target market may change. Therefore, the right org design will help drive results by aligning and interlocking the product team with other functional organizations.

Rapid Diagnostic

1. Your product strategy considers the necessary organization structure.

2. Your product org design takes into consideration the PMO and development methodologies.

3. Your product org design includes dotted line responsibilities of cross functional teams.

4. The product org design considers your required pre- and post-launch activities.

5. The type of roles needed for your Product organization chart are identified.

6. The roles are aligned with the product lifecycle framework to ensure effective execution throughout the life of a product.

7. The roles and responsibilities are defined (RACI) through each phase of your product lifecycle.

8. You understand how to transition from today’s org structure to the org structure needed in the future.

9. The costs for each role is known.

10. You have incented the product team to balance their focus between the product specific roadmap and your overall product strategy.

Deliverables

• Product Organization Design Assessment

• Development Methodology Review

• Optimal Structure Design and Org Chart based on Methodologies Used

• Roles and Responsibilities by Role (RACI)

• Top-down and Bottom-up Head Count Model

• Headcount Plan by Role

• Transition Plan

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