Deployment Team

1 of 7Engage Leaders

This initial phase focuses on cultural and strategic issues. It is necessary for the leadership team to align on these issues if the initiative is to have a firm foundation.

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2 of 7Create Deployment Plans

This is the phase when a detailed deployment plan is developed and communicated.

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3 of 7Create Process-Related Processes

Without robust processes for project selection, support, and tracking, the initiative will struggle. Poor project selection and support create an increased risk of failure for the entire initiative.

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4 of 7Create Supporting Infrastructure

This phase is when the process of going from an initiative to a way of doing business is begun. It is also when some practical technology issues may need to be addressed.

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5 of 7Identify and Deploy Resources

It is finally in this phase that Black and Green Belt candidates are identified and sent to training. However, other activities, such as setting up a coaching hierarchy, also need to be addressed.

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6 of 7Institutionalize the Initiative

If LSS is to become part of the way of doing business, rather than an initiative, it must be integrated into the existing organizational structures and processes.

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7 of 7Continuously Improve

The LSS team needs to also improve continuously. This phase is designed to help ensure that the continuous improvement program gets better with time.

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