A Financial Institution required their existing IT system to be reviewed and updated for future needs. It was a major capital project, with project team members being drawn from a range of functional areas. The team was not a natural team as they had to operate within their operational and project roles concurrently.
Problem: The team needed to form and problem solve quickly.
Plus quickly gain support from a variety of company stakeholders. Once the current situation and problem was understood the team needed to develop practical recommendations.
Action: HBDI and Whole Brain thinking framework was used.
Results: Team members got to know and understand one another swiftly.
Quickly formed cohesive and highly productive team. Highly useful framework which could be used in a variety of contexts. WBT allowed for influence upwards, directly resulted in the acceptance of their recommendations. 98% of recommendations were accepted by the board. The project team stated that ”no other team had so many recommendations accepted by the Board.”