Agile Contracts Toolkit

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More Uses of the Agile Contracts Toolkit:

  • Incorporate organizational learning, Change Management, and Agile process adoption through metrics, Benefits Realization, outcomes, and retrospective findings.

  • Methodize Agile Contracts: critical your delivery capabilities continue to match the success of your sales and marketing; key to which is to continue and perfect your Agile journey across your entire business.

  • Be accountable for using Agile Development tools and the latest web and video technologies, new product capabilities are released every month with an unrelenting commitment to quality.

  • Control Agile Contracts: Agile it is your organization built around the cloud and offers a variety of Cloud Solutions for your customers.

  • Pilot Agile Contracts: work across functional Agile teams (engineering, UX, Customer Support, operations, finance, sales and marketing).

  • Guide Agile Contracts: model Agile principles to increase speed and frequency of delivery by maintaining and communicating value criteria to collaborate on prioritization for domain backlogs and criteria for Minimum Viable Product.

  • Ensure primary responsibility is to work with Developers, Agile Software Testers, Verification Leads, Product Owner and Project Management to meet the sprint and release goals.

  • Expose your Technology Teams to the latest innovative thinking and ideas from the Agile community to increase agility, leveraging lean, Scrum, Kanban, and other Agile thinking.

  • Audit Agile Contracts: champion and implement engineering best practices, specifically with Agile Development methodology (prefer scrum) and Project Planning, estimation and tracking.

  • Be accountable for developing understanding and encouragement of teams engineering innovation and improvement engineering practices, DevOps, etc.

  • Be accountable for contributing to a technical team using Agile Development methodologies in order to write, test, and deploy Software Applications.

  • Be accountable for working across all phases of the agile and waterfall project delivery and Software Development lifecycle (sdlc) for the design, development, testing and implementation of salesforce.

  • Control Agile Contracts: work in an Agile team as the point person for software quality in creating Test Plans and cases.

  • Improve teams adoption of Agile practices by increasing Team Collaboration, innovation and Continuous Improvement.

  • Develop partnerships between Development and Business Facing IT teams and a framework to which feature review and feedback is done expeditiously to support Agile Development and releases.

  • Ensure you collaborated with teams doing lean Software Development, agile Software Development, and/or continuous deployment practices.

  • Arrange that your organization maintains and Continuous Improvement of processes, standards, policies, working methods, and tools using Agile and ITIL best practices.

  • Confirm your organization ensures adherence to Agile practice through program increment planning, retrospectives, etc for Agile teams, and helps chart and implement deeper agility adoption initiatives with the help of other SMs and Agile coaches.

  • Govern Agile Contracts: work in an Agile based team consisting of systems administrators, systems engineers, hardware engineers, and Software Engineers.

  • Control Agile Contracts: champion and implement engineering best practices, specifically with Agile Development methodologies and Project Planning, estimation and tracking.

  • Help Agile adoption with team by promoting Agile culture and mindset through one on one mentoring, training and workshops with team from business and it.

  • Lead Agile Contracts: practice Agile Development methods and exemplify the core values of transparency, collaboration, acceptance of change, and iterative development.

  • Ensure you meet; lead the team to collaborate with IT Finance to track actual versus expected cost and value for Project Teams and committed scope; for Agile projects, engage in Lean funding model rather than Project based funding or Cost Accounting.

  • Be accountable for helping you increase the pace and quality of your development and Release Management through Agile methods and DevOps workflows.

  • Manage multiple projects using lean Six Sigma, Agile principles and other agreed upon Project Management methodologies as suited to the project and project team.

  • Confirm your planning stays abreast of Industry Trends and understands the direction of applicable technology support capabilities and ensures technology environment is Agile enough to change quickly to support.

  • Delivery of coaching, mentorship, facilitation, and training at the line of business, portfolio, program, and team levels in an emerging Agile environment practicing Scrum at the team level and scaling via SAFe.

  • Gather, analyze and document Business Requirements, Process Flows, and transfer knowledge to the development team with Agile environments.

  • Maintain client/partner relationships and demonstrate expertise in leading/overseeing Agile projects to ensure successful outcomes.

  • Make sure that your organization communicates daily with the Scrum Master or Team Lead and the agile team on progress made and planned progress for the coming day; reports any impediments blocking progress.

  • Manage vendors and suppliers to deliver goods and services against contracts and expectations.

  • Coordinate the consolidation and control of financial deliverables across the team as the Audit Committee and Board package review and revisions.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Agile Contracts 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 Agile Contracts improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What controls do you have in place to protect data?

  2. When are costs are incurred?

  3. Will your goals reflect your program budget?

  4. What are the processes for audit reporting and management?

  5. What are the business goals Agile Contracts is aiming to achieve?

  6. Have you made assumptions about the shape of the future, particularly its impact on your customers and competitors?

  7. Are you satisfied with your current role? If not, what is missing from it?

  8. What are the timeframes required to resolve each of the issues/problems?

  9. Do vendor agreements bring new compliance risk?

  10. When should a process be art not science?


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 Agile Contracts book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Agile Contracts Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Agile Contracts 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 Agile Contracts project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Agile Contracts 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 Agile Contracts 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 Agile Contracts investments work better.

This Agile Contracts 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.