Agile Supply Chain Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Agile Supply Chain 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 989 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 Supply Chain improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 989 standard requirements:

  1. Are there activities in your industry value chain presently being outsourced or performed independently by others that are a viable source of future profits?

  2. Who has the resources, technical knowledge and incentives to produce, import or otherwise ensure supply of any upstream inputs for the innovation?

  3. What are the information, knowledge, and communication challenges for developing responsibility and sustainability in supply chains and networks?

  4. Which strategies/tactics does your organization use to mitigate the impact of potential supply or demand chain risks, and how effective are ?

  5. Who has the resources, technical knowledge and incentives to produce, import or otherwise ensure supply of the innovation itself?

  6. What is each member of the supply chain doing to address key sustainability impacts and to improve sustainability performance?

  7. Will the multi-project resource analysis consider the effect other projects will have on the supply of internal resources?

  8. Are there any outside influences like supply of natural resources that impact your organizations growth and development?

  9. Does the business understand how key risks are being managed and where key controls are located across the value chain?

  10. What is the true extent of implementation of techniques and methodologies used for the management of the supply chain?


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 Supply Chain book in PDF containing 989 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Agile Supply Chain Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Agile Supply Chain project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Activity Duration Estimates: Are changes to the scope managed according to defined procedures?

  2. Initiating Process Group: Have you evaluated the teams performance and asked for feedback?

  3. Scope Management Plan: Are all payments made according to the contract(s)?

  4. Scope Management Plan: Does the resource management plan include a personnel development plan?

  5. Activity Duration Estimates: What is the BEST thing for the Agile Supply Chain project manager to do?

  6. Lessons Learned: How effectively were issues resolved before escalation was necessary?

  7. Requirements Management Plan: Will the Agile Supply Chain project requirements become approved in writing?

  8. Project Management Plan: Are alternatives safe, functional, constructible, economical, reasonable and sustainable?

  9. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are software metrics formally captured, analyzed and used as a basis for other Agile Supply Chain project estimates?

  10. Executing Process Group: Why do you need a good WBS to use Agile Supply Chain project management software?

 
Step-by-step and complete Agile Supply Chain Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Agile Supply Chain project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Agile Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain project with this in-depth Agile Supply Chain Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Agile Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain 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 Supply Chain investments work better.

This Agile Supply Chain 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.