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Approach

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What is this Stage

The Approach Stage is where one looks to distill what was learned during conversations that occurred during the Discovery Session. This is a customized approach to accelerate and progress towards the goal or problem statement.

At the end of this stage you should have the following outcomes:

  • Key Residency Assumptions selected
  • Approach to achieve Key Residency Assumptions created/shared
  • Written Contract for work between interested parties

Who Participates

Here are those who need to be included during this stage:

  • Red Hat
    • Engagement Lead
    • Architect
    • Business Development Manager
    • Territory Services Manager
    • Sales Account Team
  • Customer
    • Stakeholders (those with “skin in the game”)
    • Project Sponsor

Default Route

While there is not right or wrong way to complete this Stage and satisfy each of the Waypoints, here are a set of default practices that will complete all the Waypoints inside this stage:

  • Whiteboard Session
  • Google Drive Collaboration
  • SOW & Legal

Which Waypoints they particularly support completion of are found in the following diagram.

default route