Application Discovery Toolkit

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Manage Application Discovery: act as the primary liaison between Revenue Operations and finance to update and reconcile deals for reporting purposes.

More Uses of the Application Discovery Toolkit:

  • Manage work with other Technology Team members, Product Networking and Tech Support for any Application Development, netWork Plans, trouble shooting, implementations and changes on the database servers.

  • Analyze and build proper Test Cases / suites against functional requirements for application under test.

  • Be certain that your planning translates Business Requirements and functional specifications into physical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions by partnering with Business Analysts and other team members to understand Business Needs and functional specifications.

  • Be a strategic thought leader for engineering team and collaborate with Product Management, finance, technical leadership, application partners for efficient execution of team goals.

  • Be certain that your design assesses and measures Solution Design impacts on IT infrastructure capacity, Application Architecture standards, future maintenance/support needs, and bottom line cost benefits in consultation with appropriate internal stakeholders.

  • Manage work with the Application Development team to implement Data Strategies, build Data Flows and develop conceptual Data Models.

  • Ensure you arrange; understand the teams technologies and are able to evaluate system designs and architecture as you lead solution considerations, development and the creation of application / systems documentation.

  • Establish Application Discovery: design, build, and maintain Automated Testing systems for Web Application features and User Interfaces.

  • Audit Application Discovery: design and develop specifications, application code, test, and debug complex programs, taking into consideration infrastructure capacity and systems limitations, to meet Performance Standards.

  • Arrange that your organization complies; awareness of the latest network and application hacking techniques and countermeasures (emerging trends).

  • Warrant that your organization access controls, Penetration Testing, Web Application Security testing, Vulnerability Scanning, Threat Modeling, etc.

  • Ensure your organization prototypes the new features, functions and strategies of new application subsystems technology.

  • Confirm your organization ensures Infrastructure And Operations security, as network and application firewalls, authentication, Identity Management, and Intrusion Detection and prevention.

  • Analyze complex Business Processes/requirements and convert to technical application specifications.

  • Ensure you champion; lead systems support teams, perform network Penetration Tests, application Vulnerability Assessment scans and Risk Assessment review.

  • Develop Application Discovery: Software Design/development, systems training, systems training, application testing, systems migration and integration, or developing business user systems requirements.

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

  • Support information owners achieving consistent application and implementation of network and system Security Policies, countermeasures, and procedures under development and fielded at user sites.

  • Achieve results through application of rigorous Project Management methods.

  • Secure that your strategy interacts with developers to understand and communicate needs and operational requirements that impact Application Development.

  • Drive other technical teams to identify, research, and resolve problems with application systems, associated interfaces, and underlying infrastructure.

  • Confirm your corporation provides operational support for Websphere Commerce Server, Websphere Application Server and Sterling Order Management.

  • Identify Application Discovery: design, implement and maintain modern, and easy to scale log aggregation solutions with auto discover Capabilities to monitor and troubleshoot infrastructure and application issues using built in Capabilities.

  • Pilot Application Discovery: design and write new or modify existing applications based on specifications developed by Project Management and Business Analysts.

  • Be accountable for understanding and application of Cost Management and estimating techniques, with exposure to Risk Management and Change Management activities in a structured project environment.

  • Ensure your organization designs and implements end user application that fulfill the requirements throughout the development lifecycle.

  • Audit Application Discovery: Production Support, system monitoring, analysis reporting and application and system process evaluation.

  • Organize Application Discovery: work closely with application Development Teams and Systems Administration to test, troubleshoot, and optimize new and existing database driven applications.

  • Audit Application Discovery: technical knowledge in Security Engineering, authentication and federation protocols, cryptography, and Application Security.

  • Merge your backend applications that share a lot of common data with each other into one single application that multiple front end applications interact with.

  • Establish Application Discovery: work closely with custom business teams, Business Analysts, lead discovery sessions with business teams, able to create Technical Design document based on Business Requirements, and develop / unit test code using.

  • Head Application Discovery: review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction and binding.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How risky is your organization?

  2. Are problem definition and motivation clearly presented?

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

  4. How will the Application Discovery data be captured?

  5. How long to keep data and how to manage retention costs?

  6. How do you verify and develop ideas and innovations?

  7. What is the risk?

  8. Are there regulatory / compliance issues?

  9. Does your organization systematically track and analyze outcomes related for accountability and quality improvement?

  10. What is the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your Application Discovery project, should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?

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

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Application Discovery project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Application Discovery 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 Application Discovery 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 Application Discovery investments work better.

This Application Discovery 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.