Your first interaction with your Impact Team will be a 75 minute Kickoff Call. This is a chance for everyone to meet, iron out some details, and begin our engagement. 

Typical Agenda:

  1. Team Introductions!
  2. The Go Nimbly Recap
  3. Working Together – Our Styles & Rules of Engagement
  4. Let’s Talk About You! Overview and Q&A *this is where you’ll tell us about your company/product/vision
  5. The Plan
  6. Action Items & Next Steps

Who Should Attend?

Your full Go Nimbly Team will be there, and we ask that anyone on your end who will work with us often be there as well. 

How Can I Best Prepare?

Most of the meeting with be facilitated by your program manager; we just ask that you be present and engaged. 

Towards the second half of the meeting, we will ask you to go through a high level overview of your company. Don’t worry, we do plenty of our own research and knowledge transfers; we’ve just found that it also helps to hear straight from you. Think about the following:

  • What makes your product great/win against the competition?
  • What are your company’s current KPIs for the quarter/year?
  • What are the operational projects that have been prioritized already?
  • What are the problems you’re facing or see on the horizon?

This is just a 15-20 minute conversation. We will dive deeper during our BPR meeting (that’s step 2!)

What are the Rules of Engagement and Working Styles Exercises?

We believe that the best way to play the game is to know the rules. That’s why, during the kickoff, we talk about all of our working styles (using a tool called Crystal Knows) and make sure we understand how to best collaborate and communicate. 

The Rules of Engagement exercise allows us to articulate the things that are important to us. We’ve seen rules range from “always use out of the box features first” to “nothing gets deployed without documentation” to “communicate risks to deadlines early”.

Those are, by the way, all things we believe in. 

What happens next?

The Kickoff usually leaves us with a few tactical action items, i.e. scheduling calls and meetings.  You’ll get an email with all action items and the deck for your records. 

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