Initial Collaboration Gap Analysis Workshop Overview
When starting your collaboration journey one of the first activities to complete is a gap analysis.
This initial collaboration gap analysis will help you to identify the pas and opportunities within your business and with other partners you are looking to jointly collaborate with.
To ensure you, your colleagues and business partner are aligned and working collaboratively to deliver your project and business outcomes successfully complete a collaboration gap analysis workshop. Based on the ISO 44001 collaborative business relationship management system – requirements and framework this workshop will quickly identify the gaps and opportunities to improve performance and collaboration.
With your colleagues and team members you can jointly assess your current collaboration capability and maturity against the 8 main stages to co-create your business/corporate Relationship Management Plan (RMP) or a joint RMP with your business partners and project team members. Your RMP is your blueprint and is generated as part of the workshop, where you can assign responsibilities, priorities and dates to get completed.
ISO 44001 Collaboration 8 stages
Your collaboration workshop covers the following 8 stages:
- Operational awareness – addresses your overall collaboration strategic policy and processes; identifies collaborative working as a recognised approach and the added value it will bring
- Knowledge – collate a body of knowledge against the the specific or identified opportunity to create a business case and benefits analysis
- Internal assessment – here you can complete an organisational structural assessment to determine your maturity and capability, including any necessary training, development and recruitment requirements
- Partner selection – create a partner selection criteria to help you identify partners and support the partner evaluation and final selection
- Working together – co-create a partner operational structure and establish governance, roles and responsibilities and joint objectives and outcomes
- Value creation – establish approaches and engage to seek and deliver new value
- Staying together – implement effective measurement and monitoring to maintain optimum performance during the lifecycle of the relationship
- Exit strategy – develop a strategy, monitor exit triggers and maintain strategy for respectful and controlled disengagement