Plano, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014
Pinnacle Strategies, a lead management consulting firm, released a new video that explains how and why visualizing the project or workflow helps project teams see quickly where things are and what project teams need to work on. Mark Woeppel, president and CEO of Pinnacle Strategies, teaches how to solve the most basic problem of working together – agreement on the problem.
Visual representation of information is valuable, but most project managers monopolize meetings with discussions around vague topics and spreadsheets as the main way of presenting information.
Mark Woeppel explains, "With the lack of visibility into the process, project teams do not know where the problems are, where to focus, what to prioritize, whether or not the team’s projects are on time or not. Creating all kinds of problems. People work on the wrong things and get blindsided. Finding the place to focus is difficult and teams have difficulty communicating."
Woeppel continues, "In order to create a mutual awareness and alignment of action, make what is meaningful visible. Increasing visibility within a team highlights critical information in ways that simply cannot be ignored. Managers need to create a visual path of the process and show where the team is compared to the goal. People want to know where they are. A visual representation of the process removes the largest obstacle to collaboration, agreement on the situation. Having a visual exposes and presents process problems. A clear visual also prevents information overload."
This video further dives into how to make information visible and helps project managers:
-Get teams to agree on the project or work status
-Discover workflow problems early in the game
-Identify what are the most important issues to focus on
-Improve communication among team members
Watch the video titled “The Power of Visualization” here: http://blog.pinnacle-strategies.com/2014/10/the-power-of-visualization-video/. To view other videos by Pinnacle Strategies, please visit: http://pinnacle-strategies.com/thought-leadership/videos.html
About Pinnacle Strategies
Pinnacle Strategies designs and delivers innovative strategies to help organizations execute well. We work with organizations to change execution results in projects, supply chains and business processes by improving collaboration, streamlining workflows and improving management focus to lower costs, increase throughput and release hidden capacity.
For more information, contact Pinnacle Strategies at info(at)pinnacle-strategies(dot)com or +1 (972) 492-7951.