Even With Fewer Organizational Layers You Still Need Structure

Michael VanBruaene

Consider one of the Responsibility Assignment Matrices (aka RACI) approaches if you have difficulty in minimizing sign-offs. Use appropriate technologies and policies to support timely and effective communication and access to information. Organizations want relatively flat organization structures so that they can be proactive and effectively adapt and respond to changes in their marketplace, and the regulatory, technical and political environments in which they operate.

RACI 125

A Successful Project / Assignment Starts With How It’s Handed-Off

Michael VanBruaene

RACI. Is there any important sensitivity related to people, confidential information, technology, public or employee perception; or client / customer satisfaction? Successful projects start at the stage when they are initially handed-off for planning and then implementation. Many times, projects do not meet expectations because the person doing the work is not sufficiently informed about its context, objectives, deliverables, how oversight is to be provided and potential problems.

A Successful Project / Assignment Starts With How It’s Handed-Off

Michael VanBruaene

RACI. Is there any important sensitivity related to people, confidential information, technology, public or employee perception; or client / customer satisfaction? Successful projects start at the stage when they are initially handed-off to be planned and implemented. I recently met with a client who complained that a direct report was not completing projects that met her expectations, and that she had to make too many corrections to the projects while underway or when completed.

“Nailed it.” A lesson in overcoming project complexity

Deming Institute

Much of my work focuses on involving people in activities and decisions about their work and how it will change as the technology they use changes. Many years after the curtain came down on my Camelot project, I was asked to lead the process / organization side of a large technology project.

How the Big Data Explosion Has Changed Decision Making

Harvard Business Review

Technology facilitates greater transparency and visibility throughout enterprise ecosystems. The RACI framework offers an excellent real-world instantiation of Jensen’s decision rights approach: Responsible. That transformed the RACI decision rights template.

RACI 15

Multitasking: Leader or Loser?

Linked 2 Leadership

I am passionate about what I do, And in living this passion, I am a moderate-level multi-tasker who is surrounded by technologies that allow me to feel somewhat powerful.

RACI 217