Models are simplified versions of reality, so to expect any model to exactly fit your organisation is very optimistic. A model can be used to guide thinking and create a rough guideline of what you are hoping to achieve, but the detail is the key. Tailoring the detailed implementation of the model to your needs is vital for a successful transformation.
Lifecycle models and processes help teams understand what order to do work in, who needs to be involved in the work, and when best to carry out certain activities. To successfully transform an organisation needs to understand their lifecycle and ensure that each stage is added value, growing knowledge and aligning the work to the desired outcomes. Ideally this model should be a learning loop.
A simple lifecycle to effectively manage work entering the pipeline, building shared understanding
Structured Decision making, with the right decisions being made by the right people at the right time means less confusion
Decision alignment models mean that there is clarity in outomes, goals and roles. Information can move freely through the system to support informed decision making and appropriate information cascades.