Since 2003, Yellow Dog Networks has worked with technology and network decision makers across industries and organization throughout the United States. In most cases, technology network leaders have a plan, but don’t have it written down and documented. In other cases, leaders are unaware of what they truly need to be successful. Yellow Dog Networks Strategic Whiteboard Session works by having one or two Yellow Dog Network engineers facilitate a working engagement to identify current capabilities, outline a set of targeted or desired outcomes, and compile a high-level set of prioritized actions to be taken to achieve a mobile first network and security architecture.
Yellow Dog Networks intent is to drive a plan focused on strategic and tactical work efforts, providing a quick snapshot of your organization’s situation and how to jump-start the process.
Why the Strategic Whiteboard Session Works
It’s simple: You don’t know what you don’t know.
Pre-Work begins with a scoping call to conduct a deep-dive conversation to focus on your specific requirements, business impacts/pain points, identify critical questions and decisions, and establish the scope of work you have in mind as an outcome of the working engagement.
Day One focuses on documenting the organizational roles and responsibilities, identifying tools and resources available to you, assessing your current situation and known SWOT elements, prioritizing your needs, and developing high-level options through an idea session that results in outlining “big-rock” steps needed to achieve success.
Day Two is dedicated to defining and testing the “big-rock” steps outlined on Day One, add detail to the high-level plan, refine impact statements, outline roadblocks, re-calibrate priorities, task ownership of action items and conduct a summary review of the working engagement.
Following the conclusion of the Strategic Whiteboard Session, Yellow Dog Networks engineers will write an Executive Playbook document. This document will include core findings or the working engagement, the high-level plan, recommended actions, all notes and whiteboard images, and suggestions on how best to utilize Yellow Dog Networks to successfully complete elements of your high-level plan.