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Title: MSF Overview (Microsoft Solutions Framework) Eran Kolber Vice President


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MSF Overview(Microsoft Solutions
Framework)Eran KolberVice President LIH
LtdRegional Director MicrosoftProduct
Management Advisor MSF Development Team
(Seattle)v-erank_at_microsoft.comkolberey_at_lihgroup
.com
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Is Your Project Out Of Control?
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Standish Group Survey
  • Based on more than 30,000 projects
  • Challenged means completed over budget or past
    the original deadline

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Root Causes of Failure
  • Separation of goal andfunction
  • Separation of businessand technology
  • Lack of common languageand process
  • Failure to communicateand act as a team
  • Processes that are inflexible to change

When projects fail, its rarely technical. Jim
Johnson, The Standish Group
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Challenged Results
  • Average cost overrun189
  • Projects restarted94
  • Average time overrun222
  • Average functionality delivered61

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MSF Defined
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What is ?
  • Guidance to help organizations be more successful
    delivering IT Solutions
  • Faster,
  • With fewer people,
  • Less risk,
  • While enabling higher quality results
  • A collection of principles, processes and best
    practices that work well together
  • Grouped into Models Disciplines

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MSF Models and Disciplines
Models
ProcessModel
TeamModel
Disciplines
RiskManagementDiscipline
ProjectManagementDiscipline
ReadinessManagementDiscipline
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FrameworksSupplementing Methodologies
  • A methodology applies specific directions to a
    known destination
  • A framework, like a compass, verifies progress
    and provides directional guidance


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The Origin of MSF
  • Analyzes results from project teams and product
    groups
  • Contrasts these with industry practices and
    methods
  • Organizes and consolidates into people and
    process guidance

Microsoft Worldwide Products Groups
Microsoft Consulting Services
ProvenPractices
Microsoft Information TechnologyGroup
Evolving since 1993
Microsoft Partners
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Team Management Model
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Team Goals for Success
  • Satisfied customers
  • Delivery within project constraints
  • Delivery to specifications that are based on
    user requirements
  • Release after addressing all known issues
  • Enhanced user performance
  • Smooth deployment and ongoing management

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MSF Team Model
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Why These 6 Roles?
  • Key goals need dedicated equally valued roles
  • Customer Satisfaction Product Manager
  • Project delivered within Project Constraints
    Program Manager
  • Design and Implementation Based on Specification
    Development
  • All Issues Known and Addressed Testing
  • Users Performing Better User Experience
  • Deployment, Admin, and Support Release Management

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Teams Scaling Down
Product Management
Program Management
Development
Release Management
User Experience
Testing
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Process Model
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MSF Process Model
DeploymentComplete
Release ReadinessApproved
Vision/Scope Approved
MSF
Project Plans Approved
Scope Complete
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Envisioning Phase
  • Deliverables
  • Vision/scopedocument
  • Project structuredocument
  • Initial riskassessment document

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Setting the Target
  • Alice Would you tell me please, which way I
    ought to go from here?
  • Cat That depends a good deal on where you want
    to get to.
  • Alice I dont much care where
  • Cat Then it doesnt matter which way you go.
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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Using VersionedReleases to Keep Up With the Curve
Technology
Business
Rate of Change
Versioned Releases
Obsolete Solution
Traditional Release Study and Analysis
Time in Six-Month Cycles
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Planning Phase
  • Deliverables
  • Functionalspecifications
  • Master projectplan
  • Master projectschedule

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Defining the Scope
Resources
Envisioning
Schedule
Features
Planning
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Cost of Fixing a PoorlyDesigned Solution
100 80 60 40 20
Relative Cost
Developing
Stabilizing
Deploying
Envisioning
Planning
Project Phase
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Developing Phase
  • Deliverables
  • Solution code
  • Build images
  • Training materials
  • Documentation
  • Deployment processes
  • Operational procedures
  • Support and troubleshooting
  • Marketing materials
  • Updated master plan and schedule

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Testing the Solution
Testing is part of the build cycle, not a
standalone activity
Release ReadinessApproved
MSF
Project PlansApproved
ScopeComplete
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Stabilizing Phase
  • Deliverables
  • Pilot review
  • Release-ready versions
  • Source code andexecutables
  • Scripts and installation documentation
  • End-user help and training materials
  • Operations documentation
  • Release notes
  • Testing and bug reports
  • Project documents

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MSF Deploying Phase Milestones and Deliverables
  • Deliverables
  • Operations andsupport informationsystems
  • Repository of allversions of docs,load sets,
    configs,scripts, and code
  • Project close-out report

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Remember
You Dont KnowWhat You Dont Know!
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MSF Risk Management Process
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MSF ReadinessManagement Discipline
  • Use proactive vs.reactive approach
  • Treat readiness gaps as risks
  • Capture and manage team knowledge
  • Focus on individual, not organizational
    readiness
  • Remember the need for team readiness spans the
    life of the project

Assess
Define
KnowledgeSkillsAbilities
Change
Evaluate
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Information Sources
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More Information
  • www.microsoft.com/msf

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Organizational Change.
We Support It.
v-erank_at_microsoft.com kolberey_at_lihgroup.com
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