Integrated Assurance is a very popular topic at the moment; however, most organisations have a fragmented approach to how it is achieved. To have an integrated approach requires multiple layers in the organisation to function coherently. This article explains how to achieve this integration.
The three tier approach clarifies how the models (and terms) fit together:
- Organisational capability – assessed using P3M3 and identifies your systemic strengths and weaknesses which can be addressed
- Programme and project viability – assessed by independent or peer assurance to provide an objective assessment of the likelihood of success
- Gate reviews – line management decisions on whether to continue to invest in the idea