Application Lifecycle Management Toolkit

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Confirm your organization ensures that all systems are operated in accordance with best commercial practices with regard to account management, password management, physical/remote access, auditing, Data integrity, segregation and protection of customer confidential information.

More Uses of the Application Lifecycle Management Toolkit:

  • Ensure solutions are compliant with IT Governance and Regulatory Requirements, ensuring procedures, processes and SOPs are established and maintained for support of solutions.

  • Arrange that your organization develops test strategies, Test Plans, Test Cases, test coverage, and test execution reports to support the Quality Assurance effort in testing features that are part of application and/or solution changes.

  • Evaluate: work as a part of a coordinated team at the service managers direction to provide technical expertise and troubleshooting during support incidents.

  • Manage projects from initiation to closure with a committed goal of safely delivering on time, on budget, and in scope, with a high level of quality and business satisfaction.

  • Govern: review and analyzes quality inspection data to find specific types of quality software problems your organization or organization is experiencing.

  • Break down complex platform issues and/or features into consideration topics to drive engineering and design alignment with support from project team.

  • Provide monthly Status Reports of all activities, plans and problems and current systems performance, user satisfaction and capacity measurement metrics.

  • Manage the Product Management team to contribute to the long term Product Roadmap based on the requirements derived from the high quality solutions content and marketing programs.

  • Be accountable for defining systems strategy, developing system requirements, processing design, prototyping, and testing custom technology solutions, and supporting system implementation.

  • Assure your business 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.

  • Arrange that your strategy complies; partners with quality, operational, and business leaders on System Design and optimization to meet quality, safety, financial, and efficiency needs.

  • Devise: review solution performance, and continually assess health of Systems And Processes, driving action to avoid service disruption and minimize impacts.

  • Oversee: test engineers embrace the planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques while conforming to agreed upon process standards and industry specific regulations.

  • Devise: externally, the product specialization work alongside Business Development and Project Teams to ensure that your products are configured, presented and understood correctly.

  • Be accountable for creating Test Cases and performing functional, non functional, System Integration (sit), black box, white box, and end to end testing of Software Applications.

  • Manage work with the Business Systems Analysis, Project Management and Functional Owner to interpret the test needs as requirements are being developed in order to ensure the standard of testing supports the business need.

  • Devise: defect management create, update and manage defects working with Business Analysts, development, user acceptance testers, and overall project team to manage and oversee quality with coordination ensuring defect resolution.

  • Collaborate with other leadership Partners in the Enterprise Applications domain to improve the teams effectiveness and drive innovation as the domain matures and evolves.

  • Evaluate: act as technical lead for projects/enhancements and manage issues, risks and organizational Change Management to ensure successful and on time project delivery.

  • Confirm your project ensures that performance, scalability, fault/Performance Monitoring, Identity Management, security, and other best practices are addressed during the design phase.

  • Determine story testing requirements by reviewing story acceptance criteria; interviewing business and technical stakeholders; and eliciting, analyzing, specifying test scenarios.

  • Develop and execute a strategic outsourcing strategy with key partners to ensure the highest level of Cost Effectiveness and quality output that support the internal standard of Operational Excellence.

  • Identify what Test Cases should be used for functional/system Integration Testing and what Test Cases should be automated and executed as part of the regression suite.

  • Organize: review the acceptance criteria with the team (Software Engineers and test engineers) to ensure agreement on testability so the team can drive toward getting the right tests automated to support Continuous Integration.

  • Develop and maintain associations with client decision makers at current and prospective clients; participate and lead aspects of the Proposal Development process; contribute to the development of proposal response strategies.

  • Make sure that your business prepares, execute, review, and analyzes test objectives, plans, procedures and metrics; prepares reports throughout the Software Development life cycle.

  • Systematize: technical knowledge in field to field Data Mapping, conversion validation, system and security configuration, system Integration Testing, and User Acceptance Testing.

  • Initiate: implement extensive interaction with Product Management, UI/UX Designers, Enterprise Architects, and other Software Developers to design and develop innovative solutions to real market problems.

  • Ensure staff coverage of mission critical systems during and outside of normal business hours and assures availability of emergency or contingency support .

  • Support product and Project Management teams in laying out and configuring client solutions through your Content Management and administration portals.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Application Lifecycle Management 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 994 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 Lifecycle Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 994 standard requirements:

  1. How do you retire one tool and plug another tool easily in the same lifecycle domain without disturbing the current process, and avoiding the large overhead involved in Data Migration?

  2. What do you believe are key components and services, which an ALM solution necessarily needs to integrate for the management and governance of the application lifecycle process?

  3. How do you deploy exactly what was tested while taking into account that different environment variables are needed for your Test And Production Environments?

  4. Are there barriers in place to prevent unauthorised access to safety system application program during the operation and maintenance phase of the lifecycle?

  5. Does the environment you are considering support development, test, and Production Environments for multiple Application Development lifecycle stages?

  6. Do you negotiate the complexities of the optimization modeling lifecycle, and deliver a working application before the problem owner loses interest?

  7. What is the minimum timing for your organization staff to be on board in order to receive training and become proficient to support the application?

  8. Do you have an executive dashboard reporting system that puts Application Security within the context of key enterprise risk and financial metrics?

  9. Do you have a documented and measured means of deploying, supporting, and managing the application lifecycle for Big Data platforms and use cases?

  10. What staffing will your organization need to have in place to support the application once you have met your warranty and maintenance obligations?

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

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

  • 62 step-by-step Application Lifecycle Management Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Application Lifecycle Management project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Quality Audit: Is the continuing professional education of key personnel account fored in detail?

  2. Risk Register: Schedule impact/severity estimated range (workdays) assume the event happens, what is the potential impact?

  3. Scope Management Plan: Describe the process for accepting the Application Lifecycle Management project deliverables. Will the Application Lifecycle Management project deliverables become accepted in writing?

  4. Project Portfolio management: Annually (or more frequently) prioritize the overall Application Lifecycle Management Project Portfolio?

  5. Team Member Performance Assessment: How are performance measures and associated incentives developed?

  6. Communications Management Plan: Can you think of other people who might have concerns or interests?

  7. Quality Audit: What are the main things that hinder your ability to do a good job?

  8. Schedule Management Plan: Are the processes for status updates and maintenance defined?

  9. Project Portfolio management: Why is implementation of resource Portfolio management recommended in the last stage?

  10. Procurement Management Plan: Have adequate resources been provided by management to ensure Application Lifecycle Management project success?

Step-by-step and complete Application Lifecycle Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Application Lifecycle Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

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 Application Lifecycle Management 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 Lifecycle Management 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 Lifecycle Management project with this in-depth Application Lifecycle Management Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Application Lifecycle Management 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 Lifecycle Management 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 Lifecycle Management investments work better.

This Application Lifecycle Management 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.