Business Drivers Toolkit

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Confirm your organization ensures effective partnering with teams and organizational leaders to develop people and related organizational strategies that integrate with and support business strategies, goals, and objectives.

More Uses of the Business Drivers Toolkit:

  • Manage work with business partners to assess solution options and recommend the most cost effective solution with the greatest business value.

  • Set and lead the technical vision while balancing Business Drivers and imperatives to help partners build/extend profitable businesses.

  • Investigate reported trends in KPIs with stakeholder group and implement mid to short term plans to maximise performance.

  • Audit: there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.

  • Warrant that your project oversees the provision of coaching and advice to leaders in support of building effective teams and addressing Team Member relations matters.

  • Manage work with business clients and Product Owners to review Business Drivers, needs, and strategies to anticipate future business / technology needs.

  • Confirm you revitalize; understand the Business Drivers of the enterprise and partner with relevant stakeholders to ensure robust monitoring and expanded coverage across your hosts, networks, and applications.

  • Identify: proactively seek/create opportunities to lead client interactions to ensure highest levels of Customer Satisfaction are achieved.

  • Manage work with client stake holders to understand Business Drivers, ensure usability, scalability and satisfaction.

  • Make sure that your planning stays informed of Business Drivers, Industry Trends, and competitors, applying knowledge to identify and pursue new opportunities.

  • Confirm your project has clear emphasis and acumen on creating value, improving profitability, and evaluating competitive advantage.

  • Lead: continuously improve report content and scorecards to drive actions that leadership should take to positively improve the results.

  • Establish and sustain effective, professional relationships with business partners to understand Business Drivers and market requirements.

  • Ensure you organize; understand engagements, Business Drivers and security enablement opportunities as it relates to your clients business.

  • Ensure you demonstrate the necessary skills to negotiate issues with peers, partners and customers using a Win/Win philosophy.

  • Establish that your planning uses business Relationship Management to understand and influence the Business Drivers of infrastructure demand.

  • Ensure you understand the Business Drivers, systems and technologies behind your product, limitations, scaling factors, boundary conditions and reasons for architectural decisions.

  • Assure your strategy participates in client strategy considerations; provide analytics for labor management strategies based on Business Drivers, Market Trends, and other client driven needs.

  • Be accountable for identifying motivators and Business Drivers for Cloud Adoption and unlocking business value for your customers; Creating compelling Business Cases for the transition to the cloud.

  • Ensure you account for; lead business Program Management, commerce and ecosystems, cloud commercial communities marketplace and partner team.

  • Serve as a trusted contributor to Business Strategy, who can help assess the impact of executive decisions on your organizations reputation, market value, and overall business success.

  • Elicit business requirements by collaborating with business partners to fully document the business need and finalize the most feasible and cost effective approach.

  • Utilize Computer Applications to compile, retrieve and summarize accounting information for analysis and reporting purposes.

  • Calculate and approve timesheets and expenses for all staff, submitting to your organization management at appropriate times.

  • Establish and maintain a constructive relationship between the service provider and the customer based on understanding the customer and Business Drivers.

  • Be certain that your organization oversees client focused efforts to monitor regulatory and Corporate Compliance, engages with client leaders and stakeholders to address and resolve identified issues.

  • Drive: coach, mentor and collaborate with other architects and peers to develop an Enterprise Architecture that enables and drive new business capabilities and Operating models.

  • Be accountable for ensuring that programs deliver results on time while adhering to budget constraints; regular status communication to department leadership.

  • Ensure you want to do more than just build and really understand who you are building for and the benefits you are providing to the customer.

  • Manage work with client to review Business Drivers, needs and strategies and assess the implications to the information / Data Architecture.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How difficult is it to qualify what Business Drivers ROI is?

  2. Who is gathering information?

  3. Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Business Drivers delivery, for example is new software needed?

  4. What controls do you have in place to protect data?

  5. What data do you need to collect?

  6. Are procedures documented for managing Business Drivers risks?

  7. How likely is it that a customer would recommend your company to a friend or colleague?

  8. What activities does the governance board need to consider?

  9. What potential environmental factors impact the Business Drivers effort?

  10. How is performance measured?

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

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

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

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Business Drivers 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 Drivers 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 Drivers 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 Drivers 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 Drivers 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 Drivers project with this in-depth Business Drivers Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Business Drivers 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 Drivers 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 Drivers investments work better.

This Business Drivers 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.