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Solution Architecture Complete Self-Assessment

$249.00

Solution Architecture Complete Self-Assessment

$249.00

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This Instant-Access Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard and accompanying eBook is for managers, advisors, consultants, specialists, professionals and anyone interested in Solution Architecture assessment.

'Powerful tool that is simple, to use and users with Excel skills were able to pick up the desktop tool quickly.' - Manager of Strategy & R&D in the Finance Industry

'Fantastic! The Art of Service is well worth your time and money.' - Director, Enterprise Architecture in the Finance Industry

'The Art of Service was very helpful in guiding us through the self assessment process. We are now deploying audit dashboards to our management team on a regular basis with very positive feedback.' - Internal Audit Manager' - Data Analytics in the Miscellaneous Industry

What Is The Solution Architecture Self-Assessment?

The Solution Architecture Self-Assessment's Purpose is:

  • To help our clients to reduce their effort in the Solution Architecture work they do to get their problem solved
  • To help our clients in ensuring that their plans of action include every Solution Architecture task and that every Solution Architecture outcome is in place
  • To help our clients not having to spend time investigating strategic and tactical options, therefore saving time and ensuring Solution Architecture opportunity costs are low
  • To help our clients channel implementation direction instantly to deliver tailored Solution Architecture advise with structured going-forward plans

All the tools you need to an in-depth Solution Architecture Self-Assessment. Featuring 620 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Solution Architecture improvements can be made.

What You Get:

The Solution Architecture Complete Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard

  • Ensures you don't miss anything: 620 questions in 7 RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain) steps with easy and quick navigating and answering for 1 or up to 10 participants
  • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
  • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Solution Architecture Self-Assessment
  • Dynamically generated projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next
  • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results

The Solution Architecture Complete Self Assessment eBook version of the book in print

  • Provides a convenient way to distribute and share among the participants to prepare and discuss the Self-Assessment


In using the Self-Assessment you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Solution Architecture projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Solution Architecture and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Assess and define Solution Architecture with this Solution Architecture Self Assessment. Sample questions from the Complete, 620 Questions, Self-Assessment:

  • Recognize Question: In what ways are Solution Architecture vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use?
  • Define Question: What management system can we use to leverage the Solution Architecture experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?
  • Measure Question: If substitutes have been appointed, have they been briefed on the Solution Architecture goals and received regular communications as to the progress to date?
  • Analyze Question: Are we Assessing Solution Architecture and Risk?
  • Improve Question: Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to Solution Architecture?
  • Control Question: Why are Solution Architecture skills important?
  • Sustain Question: Will team members regularly document their Solution Architecture work?

Value [to you] of the Solution Architecture Self-Assessment

Excluding hired consultants and advisors from top management consulting firms, internal Solution Architecture Self-Assessment work is typically undertaken by senior level positions with titles such as Enterprise Architect, Business Process Architects, Business Process Re-engineering Specialists and Business Architects.

Statistics according to Glassdoor and Indeed tell these positions receive an average basic pay of $125,000. Daily rates of basic pay are computed by dividing an employee's annual pay by 260 days. The daily salary is then derived by dividing the annual salary of $125,000 by 260 days = a daily rate of $480.

Top management consulting firms start at $2,000 a day, with rates typically charged up to 40 hours per week.

For the price of a fraction of this you can get complete peace of mind. Now.

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role… In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

For more than twenty years, The Art of Service's Self-Assessments empower people who can do just that - whether their title is marketer, entrepreneur, manager, salesperson, consultant, business process manager, executive assistant, IT Manager, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are people who watch the process as it happens, and ask the right questions to make the process work better.

You are free to use the Self-Assessment contents in your presentations and documentation for internal end external use without asking us - we are here to help.

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