Blue Ocean Strategy Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Blue Ocean Strategy 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 618 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Blue Ocean Strategy improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 618 standard requirements:

  1. Among the Blue Ocean Strategy product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

  2. How do we foster the skills, knowledge, talents, attributes, and characteristics we want to have?

  3. How will the team or the process owner(s) monitor the implementation plan to see that it is working as intended?

  4. Why should we adopt a Blue Ocean Strategy framework?

  5. How do we measure risk?

  6. Why identify and analyze stakeholders and their interests?

  7. Are the assumptions believable and achievable?

  8. How do we Lead with Blue Ocean Strategy in Mind?

  9. How can we incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of Blue Ocean Strategy into the services that we provide?

  10. How do we keep the momentum going?


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 Blue Ocean Strategy book in PDF containing 618 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Blue Ocean Strategy Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Blue Ocean Strategy project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Lessons Learned: Was any formal risk assessment carried out at the start of the Blue Ocean Strategy project, and was this followed up during the Blue Ocean Strategy project?

  2. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  3. Activity Cost Estimates: Which contract type places the most risk on the seller?

  4. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree can the team measure progress against specific goals?

  5. Quality Audit: How does the organization know that its system for maintaining and advancing the capabilities of its staff, particularly in relation to the Mission of the organization, is appropriately effective and constructive?

  6. Scope Management Plan: What are the risks that could significantly affect procuring consultant staff for the Blue Ocean Strategy project?

  7. Project Scope Statement: If there are vendors, have they signed off on the Blue Ocean Strategy project Plan?

  8. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: Are the necessary foundations in place to ensure the sustainability of the results of the programme?

  9. Scope Management Plan: Has stakeholder analysis been conducted, assessing their influence on the Blue Ocean Strategy project and their authority levels?

  10. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: How were collaborations developed, and how are they sustained?

 
Step-by-step and complete Blue Ocean Strategy Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Blue Ocean Strategy project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Blue Ocean Strategy project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Blue Ocean Strategy 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 Blue Ocean Strategy 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 Blue Ocean Strategy 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 Blue Ocean Strategy 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 Blue Ocean Strategy project with this in-depth Blue Ocean Strategy Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Blue Ocean Strategy 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 Blue Ocean Strategy 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 Blue Ocean Strategy investments work better.

This Blue Ocean Strategy 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.

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  • 5
    This is great!

    Posted by GREG C, on 5th Sep 2018

    GREG C. CEO Managed Service Provider

  • 5
    Thank you for this achievement.

    Posted by IFMA on 5th Sep 2018

    IFMA International Facility Management Association

  • 5
    I have been looking at the document, and it is quite extensive.

    Posted by PENGILLY W. on 5th Sep 2018

    PENGILLY W. Director IT & Logistics at a leading University

  • 5
    The subject is new to me and am sure the resources along with suggested methodology would help me in my pursuit.

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    Ravi P. Senior Consultant Big 5

  • 5
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    ELLEN C. Enterprise Innovation: Business & Information Technology Strategist

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    Posted by ctmfile.com on 5th Aug 2018

    This is a structured, in-depth review and how to work out how develop the controls and processes that will begin to solve the problem. Knowing what questions to ask is the starting point. The level of questions and analysis required will surprise, but this level of details is essential.

  • 5
    Awesome, thank you so much!!

    Posted by ZORAN M. on 4th Aug 2018

    ZORAN M. Knowledge Management Consultant

  • 5
    Thank you, this is perfect - I will certainly be recommending Self Assessment dashboards to all - I can not wait to tell my colleagues on Monday.

    Posted by MEL F. on 4th Aug 2018

    MEL F. Change Management Professional

  • 5
    I look forward to becoming more familiar with the material and conducting the survey with my employer. So far it looks very comprehensive. Thank you.

    Posted by RON F. on 3rd Aug 2018

    RON F. Director Analytics Governance