When projects aren’t running smoothly the focus can become delivery at all costs--which leads to a downward spiral that includes poor quality, inefficiency, late delivery, and poor predictability. Drawing on our work with hundreds of leading companies, a Construx assessment zeroes in on prolbem areas and provide practical recommendations.
Questions and Issues
How can we be more certain that our project will deliver on time, on budget, and with planned functionality?
We have a project that’s veering off course; how do we get it back on track?
Will our product scale to meet the needs of our growing customer base?
What are the most important steps toward delivering a high quality, fully functional software product?
What do other companies do in our situation?
Our assessment process is designed to allow us to a do a "deep dive" into your project, laying a groundwork for obtaining buy-in to the assessment results, while minimizing any disruptive impact on your staff. In our project assessment, we:
Provide self-assessment materials to collect pertinent information that will be used in our assessment
Review and analyze your work products to create a set of preliminary focus issues to guide the interview process (work products reviewed include estimates, project plans, designs, standards, source code, test cases)
Conduct in-depth onsite interviews with select personnel
Provide preliminary findings for your consideration and input
Work together to craft actionable recommendations to achieve your business goals
Present findings and recommendations to your company executives
Results You Can Expect
Complete, detailed assessment report
Identification of risks and issues that are blocking successful project completion
Recognition of your project’s current strengths, ensuing that our recommendations do not interfere with your team's successes
Evaluation of weaknesses--from requirements to project management to testing issues
Specific, prioritized recommendations