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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Software design 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 641 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 design improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 641 standard requirements:

  1. How are confidentiality, availability, and integrity addressed in the software design?

  2. What analysis, design, and construction tools are used by your software design teams?

  3. What are your most important goals for the strategic Software design objectives?

  4. How do we measure improved Software design service perception, and satisfaction?

  5. What should the next improvement project be that is related to Software design?

  6. Have you identified your Software design key performance indicators?

  7. We have tools and techniques that enable software design

  8. What evidence is there and what is measured?

  9. Who do we want our customers to become?

  10. Will it be accepted by users?


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 design book in PDF containing 641 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Executing Process Group: On which process should team members spend the most time?

  2. Team Member Performance Assessment: To what degree can team members meet frequently enough to accomplish the teams ends?

  3. Probability and Impact Assessment: What are the probabilities of chosen technologies being suitable for local conditions?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are updated Software design project time & resource estimates reasonable based on the current Software design project stage?

  5. Project Schedule: Are the original Software design project schedule and budget realistic?

  6. Requirements Traceability Matrix: Do we have a clear understanding of all subcontracts in place?

  7. Activity Duration Estimates: How does Software design project management relate to other disciplines?

  8. Schedule Management Plan: Are Vendor invoices audited for accuracy before payment?

  9. Scope Management Plan: Has a Quality Assurance Plan been developed for the Software design project?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Software design project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Software design 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 design 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 design 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 design 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 design 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 Software design project with this in-depth Software design Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Software design 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 design 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 design investments work better.

This Software design 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
    Thanks for this; a lot of work has gone into developing and producing this, I am looking forward to using it in the coming weeks.

    Posted by DR STEVEN.B. on 3rd Sep 2018

    DR STEVEN.B. Head of Information Security & Assurance

  • 5
    Thank you for providing these valuable resources.

    Posted by HANS D. on 3rd Sep 2018

    HANS D. Integration & Solution Architect

  • 5
    Spot on, thank you. Will study your book to help my clients.

    Posted by WALTER H. on 2nd Sep 2018

    WALTER H. Business Coach

  • 5
    Thank you! I have found a lot of great information in the text so far. I plan to use your book as one of our references as we build out our SDDC and gladly leave an online review.

    Posted by CRAIG T. on 2nd Sep 2018

    CRAIG T. Chief Technology Officer

  • 5
    This is great! Thank you. Say, do you all do consulting or certification?

    Posted by KEN W. on 2nd Sep 2018

    KEN W. Managing Director

  • 5
    Thank you so much... Hope to visit Australia someday. Smart IT people... 5 star review.

    Posted by ELLEN C. on 2nd Sep 2018

    ELLEN C. Enterprise Innovation: Business & Information Technology Strategist

  • 5
    Thank you so much for a great tool!

    Posted by Kristy M. on 5th Aug 2018

    Kristy M. Project Manager

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    Posted by Caryn B. on 4th Aug 2018

    Caryn B. Vice President Production