In this step, an organization gathers knowledge of the physical facilities that support existing processes, to determine the impact of possible process changes on the physical facilities, and to trigger physical working environment construction, acquisitions, or enhancements, if required.
Performing this step requires no radically new techniques. Professionals have been identifying facility requirements for decades. The key is to link the interrelationships that facilities and process change have on one another, with techniques such as
Facility needs analysis
Acquisition planning and budgeting
Don’t ignore this aspect of renewal—it’s often overlooked. Countless books, articles, and ...