Sometimes things take an unexpected turn costing you time and money. Maybe you are missing deadlines or things have really stalled. Regardless of the reasons behind your struggling project, you know it’s not moving fast enough and customers and stakeholders are tired of waiting.
The good news is we have done this many times before across dozens of industries and can get things back on track quickly. You can count on us for professional and accelerated outcomes moving forward.
How We Do It
1. Diagnosis & Assessment. We begin by understanding the requirements and project scope (initial commitment and current commitments). During this phase, we also analyze technology decisions, team structures and available tools.
2. Rapid Response. We draft a root cause analysis and rapid response plan custom tailored for your unique situation. This comprehensive master plan may involve:
- Agile and Team Adjustments: Ranging from practical to aggressive team and role adjustments, this will provide your project with the right people in the right seats. Adjustments are necessary if your team is working overtime for long stretches and showing signs of burning out. We can fill interim and long-term gaps with our deep bench of cross-functional pros.
- Architecture and Tooling Changes: Whether it’s bleeding edge or too much legacy debt, we have remediated simple and complex situations many times. Modern and proven tool changes can also boost productivity and accountability tenfold.
- Workflow and Lifecycle Adjustments: We help break down silos, improve communication, improve inefficiencies and adapt your roadmap and processes to the demands of your project so everyone can focus on outcomes.
- Technology Stack Cleanup: Sometimes the technology used to build your new tech can get in the way of progress. Clear signs that something needs to change are if builds take too long or teams are spending significant amounts of their time putting out fires.
- Full Takeover Option: We have a deep bench of design, product and engineering expertise that has seen a lot, solved a lot, and received praise from stakeholders and fellow team members after the job is done.
3. All Hands On Deck. Once the plan and approach has been reviewed and agreed on, we assemble the right people and work alongside your team to achieve the outcome you had envisioned, a successful project launch. Trust us, your customers will thank you.
What You Also Get
Many companies have entrusted Lolay with their project rescue and turnaround. Here are a few more details on how we work:
- Successful Outcomes: We intensely focus on the goal at hand that delights all stakeholders, not just deliverables and tasks. You’ll be glad you reached out when you did.
- We Bring the A-Team: We have a proven track record of success turning around projects big and small. Whether it’s process, team or tech, we have seen it and fixed it many times before and bring this experience and expertise to you.
- Accountability: Once you’ve engaged Lolay, we take complete responsibility to launch your project quickly and with a level of quality that will exceed your expectations.
- Speed: Did we mention we are fast? Our experts really have seen and done it many times before, so we know the common and less common things to tackle that will improve speed and agility from start to finish.
- Handoff: Your team members will learn new approaches, processes, tools and fundamental shifts in the way software is built that can be used for future projects.
Here are some of the tools and techniques we’ve used to be a critical lifeline:
Teams and Strategy:
- Communication CPR: We break down silos, foster collaboration, and establish clear communication channels. We'll make sure everyone is on the same page, singing from the same tech hymn sheet.
- Restructuring Teams: Bringing in fresh perspectives, realigning roles and responsibilities, and fostering better collaboration.
- Strategic Realignment: We work with you to redefine project goals, prioritize features, and establish realistic timelines. We'll help you ditch the "nice-to-haves" and focus on the "must-haves" that drive value.
- Improved Morale and Motivation: As the project regains momentum, your team will be re-energized and excited to see it through to completion.
- Enhanced Stakeholder Confidence: Transparent communication and measurable progress will rebuild trust and buy-in from key decision-makers.
Technology and Tools:
- Tech Detox: We tackle technical debt head-on, refactoring code, improving architecture, and implementing best practices. Your codebase will be squeaky clean and ready to shine.
- Tool Triage: Identifying and addressing technical roadblocks, implementing efficient solutions, and ensuring the tool stack aligns with project goals.
- Diagnostic Deep Dive: Our team of seasoned tech veterans meticulously analyzes your project, identifying root causes of trouble and potential areas for improvement. Think of it as an MRI for your software.
- Automated Testing: Ensure quality at every stage, identify bugs early, and deliver a polished final product.
- Revamping the Roadmap: Streamlining processes, reprioritizing tasks, and setting achievable milestones to bring the project back on track.
- Project Management: Embrace flexibility, adapt to changing needs, and deliver value in short, iterative sprints. We manage your rescue operation full-time.
- Agile Transformation: We help you embrace agile methodologies, enabling you to adapt to change, respond to feedback, and deliver value faster. Think of it as turning your project into a nimble ninja, dodging obstacles with grace.
- Real-time Project Monitoring: Gain constant visibility into progress, identify potential issues before they escalate, and make data-driven decisions.
Don't become another statistic in the graveyard of failed software launches. We will be your liferaft and get things back on track.