How can you jumpstart a project with SmarTECHS?

Follow the known and effective practices for innovation.

Modeled from successful customers, we provide five Quick-start Packages that include

  • Software applications for developing customized workspaces
  • Vetted high-value, fast-payback use-case profiles
  • Personalized step-by-step advisories and tools
  • Expert validation of your stress-tested business case
  • Ready-to-use mobile systems and infrastructure

Inception Program 

This Quick-start Program speeds the identification of promising operational problems that connected workspaces can solve, stressing your organization’s readiness and capability maturities across four crucial dimensions.

A readiness assessment will identify “show stoppers” and recommend problem-solving options, using weighted scorecard to quantify readiness factors across four domains:

  • Operations Readiness and willingness to use connected workspaces
  • Technology IT capabilities of supporting connected-workspaces users
  • Content Access and suitability of content (manuals, SOPs, videos) for use in connected workspaces
  • Change Management Organizational capabilities of supporting change

Your readiness assessment will assist you in proceeding with clarity and confidence.

An Executive Demonstration kit includes 

  • Executive presentation templates, guidelines and editable graphics
  • Executive primer templates, guidelines and editable graphics
  • Project roadmap templates, guidelines and editable graphics for developing a business case and change management plan, etc).

Transmediation entails the conversion of legacy content into adaptive, contextual and personalized microlessons or on-the-job performance support materials. 

Your Inception Program includes

  • 2 SOPs or work guides 
  • 2 step-by-step work instructions
  • 1 use-case catalog
  • 2 use-case video demonstrations

Change Mobilizer Program

This Quick-start Program delivers the crucial consensus-building tools for forging a consensus with a larger, diverse and often contentious group of stakeholders.

This includes advisory, frameworks, templates, exemplars, and community support for the development of the following

  • Pain-point calculator: Questionnaires and worksheets for estimating the financial costs of the current status quo with poignant interview snippets that bring home the emotional costs of the current ways of operating.
  • Business case: Fact-based financial analysis that justifies a purchase commitment, emphasizing a stress-tested Return-on-investment spreadsheet calculator. This may include technology selection criteria and decision matrix and multi-year operational plan.
  • Change assurance: Milestone-based project plan with position agreements with roles, reporting accountabilities and team protocols, decision-making models, and a formal risk-mitigation matrix with a pre-mortem workshop for the proactive identification and resolution of potential high-impact and most probable risks.
  • Executive demonstration kit: Interactive showcase of high-value / fast-payback use-case demonstration videos (suitable for boardrooms and investor meetings), executive primer with visual depiction of the business case and change management plan, and access to a curated collection of industry reports, articles and videos.

Transmediation

Transmediation entails the conversion of legacy content into adaptive, contextual and personalized microlessons or on-the-job performance support materials. 

Your Change Mobilizer Program includes transmediation of 

  • 5 SOPs or solution guides with client-provided or commissioned short-form videos
  • 4 step-by-step work instructions with vetted worker-generated content
  • 1 use-case catalog
  • 5 to 7 use-case video demonstrations

Proof of Value Program

This Quick-start Program delivers functional prototypes of connected workspaces and ability to show a proof of value to potential users and their managers as well as line of business executives and potential funding partners (other divisions, subsidiaries, OEM suppliers, service providers).

The Proof of Value emphasizes the collaborative, iterative de-risking of workspace capabilities within a secure development environment.

This permits agile, rapid iteration of optimal user interaction, live / remote performance support and tailoring of performance support materials to the jobs to be done.

Your Proof of Value programs includes advisory, frameworks, templates, exemplars, and community support for the development of the following

  • Jobs Validation Value matrix of use cases with needed functionality, interpersonal interactions, and workflows
  • Content Strategy: Strategy and protocols for sourcing or producing mobile / responsive performance support resources or microlearning curricula
  • User Acceptance: Strategy, protocols, templates and scripts for user-centered design, user interviews, and beta testing
  • Mobile Video: Strategy and protocols for using SmarTECHS IA Suite to create mobile / remote worker or expert-generated videos for on-the-job performance support or adaptive microlearning.
  • Position Agreements: Job definitions, development protocols, templates, exemplars for Chief Innovation Accounting Officer and key team roles

Transmediation

Transmediation entails the conversion of legacy content into adaptive, contextual and personalized microlessons or on-the-job performance support materials. 

Your Proof of Value Program includes transmediation of 

  • 9 SOPs or solution guides with client-provided or commissioned short-form videos
  • 7 step-by-step work instructions with vetted worker-generated content
  • 1 solution case catalog
  • 15 use-case video demonstrations

Production Trial Program

This Quick-start Program established hard-data baselines for refining the financial assumption of your business case and your organization’s ability to perform to refined assumptions 

This program emphasizes the agile methods (daily stand-ups, weekly sprints and status reviews) and the development accurate measurement of field worker productivity and job-cycle efficiency improvements.

Often learning and developing teams join in the creation or refinement of worker job capability-maturity frameworks and assessment rubrics. This will close the gap between “what we trained” and “what they accomplished”.

Time-to-payback report 

The Production Trial program stress-tests change and improvement assumptions in the following

  • Business case: Return on investment with Internal Rate of Return
  • Innovation Accounting: Journal of confirmed / disconfirmed innovation hypotheses, use-case value returns, costs avoided, etc.
  • IT Capability Documentation: Written IT service management policies and procedures for supporting managed service of Connected Workspaces
  • Change management: Comprehensive post-mortem document

Integrations

Production Trials often include integration of the following enterprise business services:

  • Enterprise asset management and work management
  • ERP and CRM
  • Master Device Management (MDM) and Cybersecurity
  • Learning management and employee engagement portals
  • Trusted public-cloud services and specialized content and digital asset management systems

Performance support

Production Trials bring to the forefront the crucial, show-stopper need for useful performance support materials that are adaptive, contextual and personalized in their use on the job by field workers and remote collaborators. This includes:

  • Manuals and troubleshooting guides
  • Equipment or tool-specific photos or videos,
  • Large, multi-layer technical schematics in native or PDF formats
  • Refresher or how-to videos or narrative step-by-step procedures
  • Just-in-time training on recent upgrades or replacements

Your Production Trial program includes content advisories and direct or indirect sourcing of 

  • Performance support materials
  • Microlearning courseware
  • Testing and certification instruments
  • Reusable / skinnable digital assets, notably videos, animations and publication templates

Transmediation

Your Production Trial includes custom quotations for the 

  • Sourcing needed content
  • Orchestrating production workflows, and 
  • Provisioning digital asset management, learning management, and capability-skill attainments

… as a digital service

Why run the risk?

The stakes could not be higher.

Accelerating change and complexity confound customers and planners.

What remains the same amidst all this change: the demand for delivering tangible business value … in three months or less and a high 0.9 probability of success and return on investment.

Careers will leap forward or hit a deadend.

We can assist. Schedule a confidential call today.

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