Capability Maturity Model Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Capability Maturity Model 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 991 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Capability Maturity Model improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 991 standard requirements:

  1. Does your organization have a documented process to ensure the maintenance of the competencies of your personnel involved in planning, performing, supervising, inspecting or certifying work?

  2. Is the software subcontractors planned budget consistent with the effort and schedule required to develop that portion of the software and with the project software development plan?

  3. Has the software planning process resulted in a software development plan that has the planned budget, effort, and schedule consistent with each other and the software requirements?

  4. How would you characterize the involvement of various potential stakeholders in setting goals and deciding on plans of action for measurement and analysis in your organization?

  5. Is the actual performance of the subcontractor outside the range of planned completions thereby indicating schedule slippage and the necessity for a replanning effort?

  6. Does the service desk control the incident management function and have the interfaces between service desk and incident management been defined and communicated?

  7. Is the actual performance of the project outside the range of planned completions thereby indicating schedule slippage and the necessity for a replanning effort?

  8. Does your organization use the Capability Maturity Model or any other model/ tool/ framework/program, for Process & Quality Improvement in Information Systems?

  9. Is there any standard or common Software /methodology being used within your organization in its daily service delivery activities, to help achieve its goals?

  10. Are the software subcontractors planned budget, effort, and schedule consistent with each other, the software requirements, and the software development plan?


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 Capability Maturity Model book in PDF containing 991 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Capability Maturity Model Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Capability Maturity Model project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Executing Process Group: Based on your Capability Maturity Model project communication management plan, what worked well?

  2. Closing Process Group: What were things that you did very well and want to do the same again on the next Capability Maturity Model project?

  3. Cost Management Plan: Has a structured approach been used to break work effort into manageable components (WBS)?

  4. Procurement Management Plan: Is an industry recognized mechanized support tool(s) being used for Capability Maturity Model project scheduling & tracking?

  5. Scope Management Plan: Pop quiz Ð which are the same inputs as in scope planning?

  6. Human Resource Management Plan: Are trade-offs between accepting the risk and mitigating the risk identified?

  7. Schedule Management Plan: Has your organization readiness assessment been conducted?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Are enough systems & user personnel assigned to the Capability Maturity Model project?

  9. Schedule Management Plan: Are the appropriate IT resources adequate to meet planned commitments?

  10. Variance Analysis: Are meaningful indicators identified for use in measuring the status of cost and schedule performance?

 
Step-by-step and complete Capability Maturity Model Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Capability Maturity Model project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Capability Maturity Model project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Capability Maturity Model 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 Capability Maturity Model 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 Capability Maturity Model 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 Capability Maturity Model 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 Capability Maturity Model project with this in-depth Capability Maturity Model Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Capability Maturity Model 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 Capability Maturity Model 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 Capability Maturity Model investments work better.

This Capability Maturity Model 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.