Strategic Alignment Toolkit

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Coordinate the transformation portfolio, from Demand Management and Strategic Alignment of projects and programs through evaluation, selection and prioritization to execution, tracking and measuring the achieved results.

More Uses of the Strategic Alignment Toolkit:

  • Warrant that your group understands brand, product and customer priorities and uses the online sales planning process to drive Strategic Alignment.

  • Assure your venture understands brand and customer priorities and uses the planning process to drive Strategic Alignment for assigned channel.

  • Initiate: partner with Product Management to ensure roadmap execution and Strategic Alignment.

  • Collaborate across business units and functions to understand current Digital Maturity, ensure Strategic Alignment, and execute on priorities for top line growth.

  • Orchestrate: Strategic Alignment and goal development.

  • Be accountable for achieving Strategic Alignment with supply base to enhance QMS effectiveness.

  • Create and maintain tools make work visible across the portfolio so the committee can understand dependencies, risks, budgeting, resourcing, and Strategic Alignment.

  • Oversee the execution of scoped projects/programs from conception through execution to ensure Strategic Alignment remains intact.

  • Manage: management across all Key Stakeholders and ongoing Strategic Alignment with business goals and objectives.

  • Drive Strategic Alignment across business units to succeed against organization wide goals.

  • Pilot: actively engage with project sponsor and Executive Management to ensure appropriate Strategic Alignment of project with agreed upon business objective.

  • Drive the development of an effective product security governance program that ensures Strategic Alignment of product security and broader corporate and business unit objectives.

  • Identify and develop Strategic Alignment with key third party influencers.

  • Contribute actively to Budget and Long Range Plan cycles providing the Strategic Alignment and link to operational projects and targets.

  • Ensure your solutions reflect Strategic Alignment of business priorities, leading edge thinking, and proven effective practices in the industry.

  • Collaborate with other System Administrators to ensure Strategic Alignment and cross training of skills.

  • Drive key Strategic Alignment on solutions for internationalisation and localisation of your digital product based content.

  • Establish and monitor Performance Metrics and KPIs to Enterprise Data Strategy maturity and ensure ongoing Strategic Alignment with short and long term Business Objectives.

  • Audit: budget provide oversight for the development and management of your organization budget to ensure fiscal integrity and Strategic Alignment with goals and priorities.

  • Confirm you undertake; forward establish the Strategic Direction for the enterprise and ensure cohesiveness & Strategic Alignment of all business line Access management initiatives.

  • Be accountable for partnering cross functionally across Marketing, Product, Operations, Strategy, and Engineering to gain Strategic Alignment on initiatives and bring to life your creative ideas.

  • Provide Strategic Alignment.

  • Establish the enterprise Project Portfolio structure and processes, from Demand Management and Strategic Alignment of projects and programs to portfolio categories and criteria.

  • Audit: partner with international partners to ensure broader Strategic Alignment of training programs and methodologies.

  • Manage to ensure Strategic Alignment.

  • Confirm your team provides oversight and direction to the team to ensure Strategic Alignment, priorities, processes, and timelines are met.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Strategic Alignment Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Strategic Alignment 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 Strategic Alignment specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Strategic Alignment 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 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Strategic Alignment improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Whom do you really need or want to serve?

  2. What is it like to work for you?

  3. What does a Test Case verify?

  4. What harm might be caused?

  5. What are the implications of the one critical Strategic Alignment decision 10 minutes, 10 months, and 10 years from now?

  6. Do you think you know, or do you know you know?

  7. How widespread is its use?

  8. What potential environmental factors impact the Strategic Alignment effort?

  9. Is it economical; do you have the time and money?

  10. Has the Strategic Alignment value of standards been quantified?

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 Strategic Alignment book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Strategic Alignment Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Strategic Alignment project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Strategic Alignment project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Strategic Alignment project team have enough people to execute the Strategic Alignment project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Strategic Alignment project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Strategic Alignment Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Strategic Alignment 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 Strategic Alignment 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 Strategic Alignment 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 Strategic Alignment project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Strategic Alignment 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 Strategic Alignment 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 Strategic Alignment investments work better.

This Strategic Alignment 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.