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Assembling your launch team (BP)
This best practice provides recommendations to help you find the right staffing resources for your digital workplace launch.
Best Practices for Assembling a Team
- Start assembling your team as soon as possible.
- Create a skills map with identified knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs).
- Securing the right team won't be easy - expect a lot of meetings, conversations, and convincing to get the right team.
- Check on resource availability and confirm – have a back-up plan.
Make Sure to Share Your Plan
- Invite team members to your project room.
- Summarize the overall launch plan with the team.
- Set out individual action plans for each key role.
- Solicit feedback.
Find Your Champions
- Sometimes it takes a person on the inside to show others the ropes and win them over. Start communication with these groups as early as possible – determine what they will need to know and when.
- Identify the evangelists, experts, influencers, business leaders, savvy adopters to social tools & communication technologies within your company.
- Identify your champions and empower them with your key messages any way that you can. Then ask them to go recruit more advocates.
Project Team Roles
Digital Workplace Managers
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