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This video focuses on how a playbook works in conjunction with maturity assessments. Learn the process the State of Minnesota used to have Executive Branch Agencies self-rank their maturity using the playbook and how those rankings were used to identify gaps and ultimately create maturity roadmaps for improvement planning.  Find ideas for standardizing your organization’s maturity mapping.

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The State of Minnesota launched the Modernization Playbook to address outdated systems and infrastructure.  The Playbook is an end-to-end framework to establish consistency in understanding roles, language, and process activities for the successful transformation of business processes and IT portfolio and application management to support modernization efforts.

This 3-part Series will showcase the Playbook and its purpose, how it was used to rank state agency maturity, and how it is used to chart transformation and focus agencies into the future.

While the state of Minnesota developed the Playbook to address IT modernization projects, the Playbook concept can be applied to a full spectrum of projects and portfolio management*.

*Where you see the words state agency, think Business Unit or Product Line.  Where systems or infrastructure appear, think new products, The Great Resignation, pandemic shifts, or any one of the number of forces that require transformation in your organization.

Here Are the Other Two Webinars In This Special Series.

Session One – The Marvel of the Playbook




Session Three – People and the Playbook


Stacey Walker is the Transformation Program Manager in the State of Minnesota’s Office of Transformation and Strategy Delivery, a newly formed enterprise services department that serves all 22 executive branch state agencies. Stacey has been in her role since April 2021 having transitioned from the healthcare sector where she has worked for 25 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Nursing/Healthcare Leadership. In the early 2000’s with the digital transformation to electronic medical records, Stacey moved into a clinical informatics role and progressed from there into project and program leadership where she has gained 12 years of experience.  Stacy earned her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2015 and recently became certified in organizational change management. She is known as a creative leader with high energy and is honored to be able to serve her fellow Minnesotans in her new role helping to modernize Minnesota’s state government.