Think Tank Toolkit

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Be accountable for driving results motivate individuals to achieve and exceed goals by establishing accountabilities, clarifying Performance Expectations, agreeing to high standards and measures, monitoring and reviewing performance, and providing timely and relevant feedback.

More Uses of the Think Tank Toolkit:

  • Manage, monitor, and increase engagement on various Social Media channels.

  • Ensure you outperform; established relationships with technology and/or Cybersecurity media.

  • Ensure you enable; build people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for front line hourly personnel.

  • Be accountable for establishing and maintaining professional one on one relationships with top influencers and content creators securing consistent messaging.

  • Provide supplier performance data and conduct business review with key suppliers.

  • Ensure Service Levels are achieved and that Continuous Improvement efforts are implemented locally and nationally.

  • Confirm your planning complies; its think and do programs focus on the issues facing small communities who seek to balance growth against the preservation of unique identities.

  • Initiate: foreign Policy Developments from a variety of media sources and analyzing the information to identify relevant issues.

  • Confirm your team requires leading the Administration in breaking out of silos and organization thinking to achieve a bold result.

  • Formulate: preparation of conceptual design drawings, detailed technical drawings, illustrations and other project related content.

  • Manage knowledge and skill in Strategic Planning processes and Project Management.

  • Formulate: once established, you would stand up a code repository and Change Management infrastructure for the model package, introduce and manage a form of DevOps for the model packages.

  • Identify and execute productivity opportunities to help facility meet annual operating plan.

  • Deliver effective change leadership while driving business changes and minimizing people impact.

  • Ensure you allocate; lead Strategic Sourcing activity for assigned category portfolio identifying opportunities for cost reductions or process enhancements.

  • Ensure you conceptualize; established relationships with Cybersecurity or technology industry and trade associations.

  • Head: policy analyzing and digital media specialization (center for data innovation).

  • Be an active and contributing member of the marketing teams creative Think Tank.

  • Contribute research, writing, and technical expertise (as appropriate) to regulatory filings, policy papers and other projects.

  • Be accountable for drawing samples of products from the process and performing preliminary laboratory testing.

  • Ensure your goal and mission to serve mankind, protect your environment and to exchange ideas, dialogue and to collaborate to bring about knowledge, understanding and informed change.

  • Support the Business Development team on tracking progress toward annual membership and revenue goals.

  • Manage the external bookkeeper to complete critical day to day financial activities and monitor opportunities for improvement.

  • Initiate: objectivity and fairness in judging people on ability, and situations on the facts and circumstances.

  • Create project timelines and schedules to help manage the timely delivery of progress reports and deliverables.

  • Ensure you execute; build and maintain research and communications databases with speed and precision.

  • Ensure you overhaul; should be sharp, proactive, good communicator and able to manage client expectation.

  • Ensure your operation serves as first point of contact for your organization and handling control of people while visiting or working.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Think Tank 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 Think Tank improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What evidence is there and what is measured?

  2. Is the Think Tank test/monitoring cost justified?

  3. Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving Think Tank forward?

  4. What is out of scope?

  5. Are the most efficient solutions problem-specific?

  6. Do you aggressively reward and promote the people who have the biggest impact on creating excellent Think Tank services/products?

  7. Will Think Tank deliverables need to be tested and, if so, by whom?

  8. How will corresponding data be collected?

  9. If you got fired and a new hire took your place, what would she do different?

  10. How do you gather requirements?


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 Think Tank book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Think Tank Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Think Tank 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 Think Tank project issues be unconditionally tracked through the issue resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Think Tank project team have enough people to execute the Think Tank 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 Think Tank 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 Think Tank Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Think Tank project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Think Tank 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 Think Tank 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 Think Tank investments work better.

This Think Tank 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.