Business Applications Toolkit

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Data portfolio contributes the data perspective to the Business Applications portfolio and roadmap and ensures that enterprise Data Architecture and processes are considered and incorporated into the evolution of your organizations IT solutions.

More Uses of the Business Applications Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for offering an ecosystem of proprietary and third party Business Applications, Data and Analytics Solutions helps organizations manage core investment processes and beyond.

  • Manage: proactively anticipate security threats and identify areas of weakness in enterprise technology infrastructure and Business Applications.

  • Audit: successfully working with customers in pre sales or consulting engagements related to ERP solutions or similar Business Applications.

  • Organize: review or analyzes process steps and interdependencies in existing Business Applications that are typically done by a human user.

  • Devise: design security models, specify security functions and identify components with which to implement and integrate security features into new and existing enterprise technology infrastructure and Business Applications.

  • Contribute Thought Leadership to the development and evolution of your Digital Enablement methodologies and build the framework and infrastructure to provide connectivity (APIs) to core Business Applications.

  • Ensure your organization administers, applies and maintains appropriate revisions, patches and updates to production environment ERP, Business Applications, enterprise systems and Network Infrastructure.

  • Be accountable for defining and applying rule sets for third party data feeds, or building customer facing components for taking new Business Applications.

  • Ensure you accomplish; lead evaluation, design and analysis for the implementation of a solutions architecture across a group of specific Business Applications and technologies.

  • Develop, enhance and implement robust statistical and other quantitative models to support loss forecasting, stress testing, capital management, and other Business Applications.

  • Initiate: design and execute Test Plans for unit, integration and user acceptance tests; perform follow up validation of corrected deliverables with the user community.

  • Develop, configure, enhance, integrate and/or support software computer systems, Business Applications, Data Management systems, and/or other programmable or configurable software components.

  • Confirm your corporation provides analytic and operational support for plans to implement user centered, advanced analytical solutions to strategic business problems.

  • Arrange that your strategy develops a organizationwide vision for electronic access to information and government services and oversees the development of strategies for Internet, Intranet and e government Business Applications.

  • Develop, enhance and support implementation of statistical and other quantitative models to support forecasting, member behavior based scoring and other Business Applications.

  • Lead: media, cognitive services, Artificial intelligence, video, streaming, networks, digital media, Artificial intelligence, cognitive services, cloud, and Business Applications.

  • Ensure you integrate; respond to and resolve customer issues, concerns and needs; develop creative ways to solve a problem; stay abreast of new IT technology, tools and methods to develop and support Business Applications; stage, assemble, configure and test.

  • Steer: work closely with other Technology Teams to identify dependencies and collaboration needs (Business Applications, dev/ops, digital applications, network, infrastructure, architecture and delivery).

  • Secure that your organization facilitates collaboration to deliver business value by working closely with business users to understand requirements and Business Objectives.

  • Warrant that your organization leads the procurement, installation, maintenance, operations, and Performance Management of IT equipment and software supporting Network Infrastructure and numerous Business Applications.

  • Ensure you audit; lead the development, enhancement and implementation of statistical and other quantitative models to support forecasting, member behavior based scoring and other Business Applications.

  • Establish that your design analyzes functional Business Applications and Design Specifications for functional areas as payroll, logistics, and contracts.

  • Be accountable for assessing It Security policies, procedures, and controls of your clients Business Applications, networks, operating systems, and other components of technology infrastructure.

  • Confirm your venture ensures team drive tech intensity through comprehensive technical and professional readiness plans with a focus on cloud solutions, consumption and digital usage.

  • Confirm your design ensures critical mission systems are in compliance and consistent with your organizations It Security Program and enhance interoperability and integration for Business Applications and IT infrastructure.

  • Confirm your design complies; thus, supporting Business Applications by designing, implementing and modifying application programs from detailed specifications and ensures that improvements are successfully integrated into the existing systems.

  • Be accountable for working closely with development team to clearly understand the Business Applications and databases supporting the applications.

  • Pilot: design, implement, and test Database Architecture design to support Business Applications, ensuring system scalability, security, performance, and reliability.

  • Be certain that your enterprise possess deep Business Applications knowledge in customer segments and products, Market Research, competitive analysis and consultative selling.

  • Manage work with Application Development team to deploy analytics data products through ways as embedding analysis models into Business Applications and mobile solutions.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are the Business Applications requirements testable?

  2. Are the Business Applications standards challenging?

  3. What resources or support might you need?

  4. What are the Business Applications key cost drivers?

  5. Do you have an issue in getting priority?

  6. How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Business Applications values?

  7. Are audit criteria, scope, frequency and methods defined?

  8. How do you deal with Business Applications risk?

  9. Who do you report Business Applications results to?

  10. Scope of sensitive information?

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

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

  • 62 step-by-step Business Applications Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Business Applications 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 Business Applications project issues be unconditionally tracked through the issue resolution process?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Business Applications project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Business Applications 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 Business Applications 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 Business Applications investments work better.

This Business Applications 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.