NRAM Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical NRAM Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any NRAM related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated NRAM specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the NRAM Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 830 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which NRAM improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 830 standard requirements:

  1. What is the estimated value of the project?

  2. Whom among your colleagues do you trust, and for what?

  3. Schedule Development, Feasibility Analysis, NRAM Management, Project Closings, Technique: Using the Critical Path Method

  4. Have the concerns of stakeholders to help identify and define potential barriers been obtained and analyzed?

  5. What measurements are being captured?

  6. What may be the consequences for the performance of an organization if all stakeholders are not consulted regarding NRAM?

  7. Is data collected on key measures that were identified?

  8. Are there any specific expectations or concerns about the NRAM team, NRAM itself?

  9. Were the planned controls working?

  10. Will team members perform NRAM work when assigned and in a timely fashion?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the NRAM book in PDF containing 830 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your NRAM self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the NRAM Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which NRAM areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • 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 NRAM Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage NRAM projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step NRAM Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 NRAM project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Audit: Is a log maintained over the use of signature plates?

  2. Procurement Audit: Did the contracting authority draw up a comprehensive written report about progress and outcome of the procurement process?

  3. Team Directory: Process Decisions: Do job conditions warrant additional actions to collect job information and document on-site activity?

  4. Executing Process Group: Is the NRAM project performing better or worse than planned?

  5. Procurement Management Plan: Do you have the reasons why the changes to the organizational systems and capabilities are required?

  6. Cost Baseline: Is the requested change request a result of changes in other NRAM project(s)?

  7. Probability and Impact Assessment: How will economic events and trends likely affect the NRAM project?

  8. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Is data disseminated to the contractors management timely, accurate, and usable?

  9. Cost Baseline: Have all approved changes to the schedule baseline been identified and impact on the NRAM project documented?

  10. Issue Log: How is this initiative related to other portfolios, programs, or NRAM projects?

 
Step-by-step and complete NRAM Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 NRAM project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 NRAM project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 NRAM project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 NRAM project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 NRAM project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 NRAM project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any NRAM project with this in-depth NRAM Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose NRAM 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 NRAM and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

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?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make NRAM investments work better.

This NRAM All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.

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