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​Mobile Productivity Deployment Planning ​

​​​Overview

Mobile Productivity Deployment Planning engagements are designed to help customers understand how activating the office applications on employees’ mobile devices will deliver productivity benefits to the business. These engagements are offered to help you, the Mobile Productivity partner, envision and prepare the customer for a successful onboarding experience. The engagements should be delivered during your sales or planning activities and will provide a proven and defined method to ease transition, amplify user engagement, reduce project risk, and provide faster time to value.

Objectives

The intent of this workshop is to help customers envision a mobile productivity solution. During this engagement, customers have the opportunity to work with experts to discover how office mobile productivity capabilities can help achieve their stated business objectives.

Scope

1-Day Mobile Productivity Strategy Briefing Workshop
This engagement helps customers envision how activating the office applications on employees' mobile devices will deliver productivity benefits to the business. The benefit to the customer is an opportunity to work with an expert to discover the capabilities of office mobile and the business benefits. The outcome is a recommended approach to deployment with clearly defined next steps.
Suggested activities to undertake in this engagement include:
  • ​Planning workshop to understand project objectives, challenges and success criteria of a mobile productivity solution deployment project
  • Complete Preliminary Deployment Plan


3-Day Mobile Productivity Envisioning Workshop

The three-day engagement includes the outcomes of the one-day engagement and helps customers envision, plan and get started with the planning process to deploying Mobile Office applications. The benefit to the customer is a deeper understanding of how Mobile Office applications maps to their business priorities, access to technical expertise, and recommended guidance. The result is easier transition, amplified user engagement, reduced project risk, and faster time to value.

Suggested activities to undertake in this engagement include:

  • Planning workshop to understand project objectives, challenges and success criteria of a mobile productivity solution deployment project
  • Setup of a demo environment to help the business familiarize themselves with the Office Mobile Productivity environment
  • Configuration of deployment training labs which may include One Drive for Business or the deployment of sample Office add-ins solutions to demonstrate how add-ins deliver value on an iPad
  • Technical workshops to address specific customer concerns
  • Complete Preliminary Deployment Plan


5, 10, or 15-Day Mobile Productivity Envisioning Workshop

Engagements longer than three days will also include the activity where the partner will build a Proof of Concept solution. The length of the engagement will depend on the complexity of the proof of concept being built.

Outcome

The planned outcome is a recommended approach to deployment with clearly defined next steps. Engagements longer than 3 days will also provide customers with their own Proof Of Concept solution that helps them experience how the mobile productivity capability in Office Mobile could be used to solve their business problem(s).

Required deliverables



 
Resources
Delivery Guidance
Delivery Materials
Required Deliverables
Sales Materials
Technical


​Submit the Planning Services Completion Report Submission Form after each Planning Services engagement, making sure to upload a copy of the customer deliverable when prompted.

Upon successful submission of the online form, you will be sent a confirmation email with a submission file receipt attachment and guidance to complete the next steps:

  1. Redeem Planning Services voucher(s) in VVR

  2. Invoice against Planning Services voucher(s) in SAVB


Review the Understand voucher process page for guidance.