Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Problem Identification 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 692 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Problem Identification improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 692 standard requirements:

  1. What are the known security controls?

  2. What does the data say about the performance of the stakeholder process?

  3. Who will be responsible for documenting the Problem Identification requirements in detail?

  4. Measure, Monitor and Predict Problem Identification Activities to Optimize Operations and Profitably, and Enhance Outcomes

  5. Can the solution be designed and implemented within an acceptable time period?

  6. What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the Problem Identification process?

  7. How can you measure Problem Identification in a systematic way?

  8. What is an unallowable cost?

  9. What situation(s) led to this Problem Identification Self Assessment?

  10. How often are the team meetings?


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 Problem Identification book in PDF containing 692 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification projects with the 62 implementation resources:

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Which conditions out of the control of the management are crucial for the sustainability of its effects?

  2. Team Member Status Report: Do you have an Enterprise Problem Identification project Management Office (EPMO)?

  3. Scope Management Plan: Are updated Problem Identification project time & resource estimates reasonable based on the current Problem Identification project stage?

  4. Risk Audit: Auditor independence: A burdensome constraint or a core value?

  5. Quality Management Plan: Have you eliminated all duplicative tasks or manual efforts, where appropriate?

  6. Human Resource Management Plan: How to convince employees that this is a necessary process?

  7. Process Improvement Plan: What personnel are the coaches for your initiative?

  8. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree does the teams purpose constitute a broader, deeper aspiration than just accomplishing short-term goals?

  9. Quality Management Plan: Does the program use modeling in the permitting or decision-making processes?

  10. Activity Duration Estimates: Are contractor costs, schedule and technical performance monitored throughout the Problem Identification project?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Problem Identification project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Problem Identification project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification project with this in-depth Problem Identification Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification 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 Problem Identification investments work better.

This Problem Identification 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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  • 5
    This is awesome. Thank you very much.

    Posted by Dr. Martin K. on 6th Sep 2018

    Dr. Martin K. CEO

  • 5
    JUNE M. Vice President Information Technology, Human Resources and Administrative Services

    Posted by JUNE M. on 5th Sep 2018

    I would love to have a conversation with you, at the moment I am preparing for our annual IT Conference, which I might add, we could have used you as a presenter!

  • 5
    Just looked at the files. Impressive. Well done. I am learning.

    Posted by MARTIN B. on 5th Sep 2018

    MARTIN B. Risks and Compliance, Vulnerability and Security Testing, Threat Detection and Response, Managed Security Services.

  • 5
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    Posted by Christine R. on 4th Sep 2018

    Christine R. University Officer

  • 5
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  • 5
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    Posted by Caryn B. on 4th Aug 2018

    Caryn B. Vice President Production

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    Posted by ctmfile.com on 4th Aug 2018

    This is a structured, in-depth review and how to work out how develop the controls and processes that will begin to solve the problem. Knowing what questions to ask is the starting point. The level of questions and analysis required will surprise, but this level of details is essential.

  • 5
    Man, thanks again for sharing. Really a life saver! Greetings!

    Posted by DAAN C on 2nd Aug 2018

    DAAN C Senior Consultant

  • 5
    I look forward to becoming more familiar with the material and conducting the survey with my employer. So far it looks very comprehensive. Thank you.

    Posted by RON F. on 2nd Aug 2018

    RON F. Director Analytics Governance