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Introduction to Opsasto's Operational Readiness
Opsasto prevents the build-up of technical and organisational debt by balancing short-term project goals with the long-term lifecycle risks. Organisations that adopt the Opsasto operational readiness practice greatly increase the return on their investments.
The Support Cutover Plan
The lifecycle of a service stretches far after the point where the delivery project finishes. The objective of the cutover period is to ensure the service that has gone in production fulfils the expectations of its users and that the organization can deliver the needed operational quality.
Sourcing for Operational Readiness
The sourcing activities are the first steps on a path of a mostly long term and close relationship with a service provider. There are significant benefits in including Opsasto requirements in RFI and RFP documents.
The Service Operating Model
Business Led IT is growing, business functions are procuring IT services. IT and business relation should shift to the partnership model. IT people can advise the business functions on the operational governance that is needed to be able to provide secure and reliable operations.
How to become good at Change
Out of the 100 companies that topped the fortune 500 list at the beginning of the millennium only 41 are still represented today. In fact, only 10% of the original list, made in 1955, are still on it. The process ecosystem can help to quickly adapt change in new organization forms, so the company will be more resilient, agile and cost effective. This is key for future business success.