Agile approach to enhancement of IT with a strong focus on reduction of time to impact, involving end users and on the prioritization of critical project resources
An extreme focus on reducing time to impact, involving end users and on the prioritization of critical project resources.
The big why
When Novo Nordisk decides to change a production location or to use a more cost-efficient production method, health authorities in each relevant country must approve these decisions. As a result, Novo Nordisk is required to plan and produce different variants of the same product (Stock Keeping Unit) depending on the country-specific health authority approvals.
The former IT solution supporting this were cumbersome and complex resulting in sub-optimal processing while requiring constant monitoring to ensure integrity.
The pilot project were an IT enhancement project with the purpose of creating a more stable and flexible variant planning solution incorporating future business requirements.
The collaboration with Half Double was initiated because:
The team pulse check is a questionnaire, which we send out monthly to the project core team to measure and document the effect of the methodology. Furthermore, it is used to make the necessary adjustments to ensure energising working conditions, collaboration and making people feel that they develop personally while contributing to the project. The infographic below displays the average pulse check score throughout the project. The score ranges from 1 (to a low degree) to 5 (to a high degree).
Are you confident that your current work is creating benefits for the project?
Do we deliver and collaborate effectively in the project?
Are you having fun and feel energised while working on the project?
Are you getting the support and feedback you need?
Are you developing personally and professionally while working on the project?
All in all, is your project executed more effectively and with more focus on benefits than other projects you have been part of?