group plan

say goodbye to messy group planning

Group Planning simplifies the portfolio planning process using short cycles and innovative tools that surface capability gaps and potential challenges. With a focus on actionable items and people impact, our pattern promotes transparency and visibility within remote or async teams. Adapt more effectively to rapidly changing work environments and steer your organisation towards success.

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create more effective plans

  • Consider the capacity and capabilities available for the teams to complete the work
  • Allow for overlapping and unfinished work
  • Resolve or mitigate constraints , complications and dependencies that are within control and clearly articulate those that are not
  • Enable a prioritised backlog that aligns with initiatives and and business as usual tasks
  • Ensure focus on what's important, understand why it's important and what is involved and are committed to delivering value.

allow for synchronisation and collaboration

  • Ensure teams are aligned with each other, with leadership and with the strategic intent
  • Resolve or mitigate constraints , complications and dependencies articulated outside of the individual team bounds
  • Create a group commitment to delivery
  • Create the ability to adapt

The remote:af Group Planning is a set of tools that promote short cycles to help simplify your planning process and provide some much needed transparency and visibility within your remote or async teams. These tools not only take into account the capacity and capabilities of your team members, but also sheds light on the challenges that may be encountered in any given cycle. 

By placing importance on the actionable over the administrative, the remote:af Group Planning pattern considers aspects such as people impact and co-depencies to allow for overlapping and unfinished work. With these tools your team is guaranteed to respond and adapt more effectively to the rapidly changing work environments we experience everyday.

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