Agility Toolkit

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Lead effective business partnership for SBU for the development and improvement of defined categories in line with business requirements, optimizing security of supply, commercial Agility, drives responsibly sourced sustainable value, which contributes to business profitability and cash flow.

More Uses of the Agility Toolkit:

  • Arrange that your business assess individual or group/team skills, competencies, and capabilities and evaluate the results of the assessment in accordance with Agile methodologies.

  • Develop ongoing partnerships with IT, Sourcing, Vendor Management, and individual department managers to lead and increase ROI, effectiveness, and Agility.

  • Establish and maintain a technology enterprise roadmap with a focus on reducing overall complexity, increasing Agility and adhering to cost effective Resource Management.

  • Bring in the latest innovative thinking and ideas from the Agile community to increase Agility, leveraging lean, Scrum, Kanban, and other Agile thinking.

  • Oversee accident/incident investigations, business interruption and product safety incident investigations and other significant impact evaluations on one issues.

  • Devise: implement extensive strategic thinking, planning and execution to improve Internal Processes and daily working practices between key executives, sales, Presales, support, product, legal and finance to drive greater Business Agility.

  • Devise: aggressively market insurance products and expertise, by building relationships with clients, prospects and influencers which lead to new business and referrals.

  • Take a consultative approach to delivering product value, leveraging insights and best practices to enable your customers to transform Business Processes around managing SaaS applications.

  • Collaborate with team members at all levels to identify, lead and implement digital communication initiatives that advance your organizations mission and Business Objectives.

  • Make sure that your group demonstrates Agility, change leadership, and innovative thinking to lead change and transformation and achieve results in a competitive environment.

  • Be accountable for identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

  • Develop: monitor technology performance and recommend continual improvements; continuously focuses on improving process and practices that create the most value.

  • Develop and foster a trusting and safe environment for your organization where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution or judgement, with an emphasis on Problem Resolution.

  • 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.

  • Serve as the leader for the Digital Marketing team and integrate it with the ecommerce team to leverage commerce across the digital spectrum along with responsibility for the ecommerce operations field team and future centralized fulfillment organizations.

  • Ensure your business leads Solution Development efforts that best address end User Needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary organization and partner personnel.

  • Organize: Effective Communication skills to clearly and concisely convey technical information to clients and to share ideas, solutions and feedback with team.

  • Drive quality driven management through your organization by identifying metrics, performance standards and holding teams accountable to use tools and methods necessary to facilitate fact based management.

  • Confirm your business participates and contributes as a member of the executive officers team in the development and execution of organizational strategies and Business Objectives.

  • Be accountable for designing, building, and maintaining automated reporting, dashboards to enable ongoing analysis/Data Driven decisions across Product Management and collaborating stakeholders.

  • Analyze and effectively communicate complex business and technology issues/needs and act as a consultant to help business leaders identify technology solutions to improve the operations efficiency and effectiveness and support growth goals.

  • Confirm your organization ensures appropriate strategic/tactical solutions for compliant business requirements are delivered and adopted to Mitigate Risk and remain compliant organization.

  • Secure that your strategy complies; designs Process Flows and Technical Specifications for customized code, where appropriate, and for testing the interoperability of application modules under development.

  • Govern: implement extensive strategic thinking, planning and execution to improve Internal Processes and working practices between sales, Presales, services, product, legal and finance and drive greater Business Agility.

  • Engage IT Leaders and key decision makers in considerations related to availability, Agility, business value, costs, Security Management, Disaster Recovery, and the value of services and process in an enterprise environment.

  • Be accountable for marketing technology companies are under pressure to reduce infrastructure costs and improve Business Agility while providing new and innovative ways to connect and grow consumers for customers.

  • Be accountable for ensuring that the appropriate compliance policies are being effectively communicated to, and tools leveraged by, the appropriate associates, leaders, and functions.

  • Confirm your organization complies; as Scrum Master or Kanban facilitator, partners with management and project team members to ensure the environment is conducive to Agility and the teams are able to follow the Agile values and principles.

  • Stay current on emerging Social Media and other digital communication trends, leading implementation of new tools that can advance organizational messages.

  • Steer: Organizational Effectiveness (inclusive of Change Management and Organizational Design) in support of the enterprise, other partner organizations and wider corporate programs as deemed appropriate.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How do you Reduce Costs?

  2. How do you identify subcontractor relationships?

  3. Among the Agility product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

  4. Why the need?

  5. Are accountability and ownership for Agility clearly defined?

  6. Is there an action plan in case of emergencies?

  7. Are you taking your company in the direction of better and revenue or cheaper and cost?

  8. If you weren't already in this business, would you enter it today? And if not, what are you going to do about it?

  9. Is it clearly defined in and to your organization what you do?

  10. Is pre-qualification of suppliers carried out?


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

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:


2.0 Planning Process Group:


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 Agility 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 Agility 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 Agility project with this in-depth Agility Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Agility 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 Agility 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 Agility investments work better.

This Agility 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.