Are You Traffic Light-ing Your Progress Docs?

RedAmberGreen doc

Here’s a document from a project management style approach to a progress report.

I’ve redacted the text for obvious reasons.

The point is simple. Each line is an action. And at its right, is the colour it is deemed.

A classic traffic light approach, signalling the bad from good. Red, Amber, Green.

This can be great for internal discussion on a deal. Especially in one of those often thorny formal bid review sessions.

Points can be related to all manner of relevant assessment; progress, acceptance or suitability (‘fit’).

With care, it can also be unleashed in front of the prospect. Done properly, you could even get them to fill in the colours for you.

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