Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Software as a Service Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Software as a Service 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 995 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Software as a Service improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 995 standard requirements:
- Does the system permit your outside counsel to provide information directly to the system, or do you have to continue to process paper/email and manually enter the data into the system?
- How do you best represent and collaboratively manage knowledge about requirements, architecture, designs, quality assurance measures and software processes themselves?
- Does the system capture billing and budgeting information online through electronic billing with outside counsel, or do you have to enter all of that data as well?
- Do you have security incident response procedures in place to manage occurrences of incidents as Denial of Service, website defacement, data breach and phishing?
- How much time and resource do you spend on your Website promoting your SaaS/Cloud applications, compared to promoting traditional applications in the past?
- Who in your organization works with application services or software-as-a-service providers to ensure proper controls and alerts regarding security?
- How do you integrate scattered data silos across on premise, off-premise, cloud and SaaS partners to deliver a unified view of your data assets?
- Does the SaaS have any on-premises or system-level agents that will be deployed on-premises or in other customer cloud environments?
- Are applications integrated with other critical systems, as Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management or Internet applications?
- What if you are a software vendor creating a Software as a Service (SaaS) application that will be used by many enterprises?
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 Software as a Service book in PDF containing 995 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Software as a Service Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Software as a Service project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Procurement Audit: Was the estimation of contract value in accordance with the criteria fixed in the Directive?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Were Software as a Service project team members involved in detailed estimating and scheduling?
- Planning Process Group: To what extent has the intervention strategy been adapted to the areas of intervention in which it is being implemented?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Are meeting objectives identified for each meeting?
- Quality Management Plan: Have all involved stakeholders and work groups committed to the Software as a Service project?
- Executing Process Group: Mitigate. what will you do to minimize the impact should a risk event occur?
- Team Operating Agreement: Are there differences in access to communication and collaboration technology based on team member location?
- Cost Management Plan: Has a provision been made to reassess Software as a Service project risks at various Software as a Service project stages?
- WBS Dictionary: Does the contractors system include procedures for measuring performance of the lowest level organization responsible for the control account?
- Project Management Plan: Are there non-structural buyout or relocation recommendations?
Step-by-step and complete Software as a Service Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Software as a Service project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Software as a Service project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Software as a Service project with this in-depth Software as a Service Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service 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 Software as a Service investments work better.
This Software as a Service 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.