Visionate: The What? (Part 1) -- Capturing the Sponsor’s Vision
The purpose of the Visionate Cycle is to come to grips with the answer to Business Question 1: Who wants what and why? Although the answer to this question will evolve over a good portion of the project, we nonetheless need a starting point.
The Visionate Cycle (see Flexible Project Model Diagram) has two components:
- Discovering the Sponsor’s vision: Understanding what the sponsor is looking to do.
- Creating the Collective vision: Getting buy-in from other key stakeholders.
Here are some tips for identifying the true sponsor. Ask:
Who decided we should be taking on this initiative?
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