This whitepaper focuses on the challenges organizations commonly face in trying to establish gated processes that effectively support their program and process requirements. Most importantly, we also identify repeatable, easy-to-understand practices and techniques that can be used to overcome these challenges.
Today’s aerospace and government teams face a critical imperative as they strive to bring more value to organizations and programs. They must find new ways to achieve desired outcomes, often with unprecedented resource constraints.
The journey to sustainable innovation and program management is long and difficult, and there are many reasons why organizations struggle on the way. This whitepaper covers the four key principles for developing an effective gated process in the Aerospace and Defense industry:
- Make Cross-functional Teamwork Real
- Eliminate Friction to Ensure Adoption
- Make Sure Gate Meetings Have Teeth
- Measure Processes for Continuous Improvement