Complexity Management Toolkit

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Distinguish between good complexity and bad complexity

 

Does your organization utilize Complexity Management technology?

Do you choose a key provisioning solution that matches the scale, complexity and operational needs of your organization?

Has the project team created a sustainability management policy commensurate with the scope, scale, and complexity of the project?

How much have contributed to technology variation and complexity in your environment?

Do you reduce your supply chain complexity?




...Find the answers to these, and more, questions with this Complexity Management Toolkit:

  • Define complexity and what are drivers for complexity.
  • Design your organization that responds to the pace of change and complexity of the external environment.
  • Reduce complexity and shift work off your shoulders.
  • Manage the complexity in your organization.
  • Reduce the complexity with your vendors and eliminate friction.
  • Scale your operations to support greater complexity and greater transaction volumes.
  • Take the cost and complexity out of managing an enterprise mobility environment.
  • Deal with the payment complexity when entering a new market.
  • Reduce complexity and create a more coherent regulatory system.



HOW THIS TOOLKIT WORKS:

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Complexity 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 990 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Complexity Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 990 standard requirements:

  1. Does the customer need to reduce the complexity and improve processes around encryption key management to support short term and long term reliability and availability of keys over time?

  2. Do all of your systems and applications support and enforce automatic password change management or automatic expiration of passwords, as well as password complexity and reuse rules?

  3. What mechanisms are available for involving the user group in development of the management decision, and subsequently for involvement in monitoring, evaluation and review?

  4. Is the level of decision making and associated delegation consistent with the significance and complexity of implementation procurement and contract management processes?

  5. Does management demonstrate a commitment to provide sufficient accounting and financial personnel to keep pace with the growth and/or complexity of the business?

  6. Does your organization distinguish data from big data, using distinct tools and management approaches for higher volume, complexity and dynamic data processing?

  7. What effect should the increasing complexity have on the structure and contents of the cases and the political decision making processes and methods of working?

  8. Is the potential reduction in bias worth the increase in sampling error and operational complexity when the processors are included in the stratification?

  9. Does the audit function employ a risk focused methodology that includes a risk assessment process commensurate with the institutions size and complexity?

  10. How can organizations choose the right hypervisor for the right application workload, to potentially reduce costs, without adding management complexity?


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 Complexity Management book in PDF containing 990 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Change Request: Will all change requests be unconditionally tracked through this process?

  2. Human Resource Management Plan: Are all key components of a Quality Assurance Plan present?

  3. Stakeholder Management Plan: How, to whom and how frequently will Risk status be reported?

  4. Probability and Impact Matrix: What will be the likely political environment during the life of the Complexity Management project?

  5. Procurement Management Plan: How and when do you enter into Complexity Management project Procurement Management?

  6. Team Performance Assessment: How do you encourage members to learn from each other?

  7. Project Schedule: If you can not fix it, how do you do it differently?

  8. Milestone List: It is to be a narrative text providing the crucial aspects of your Complexity Management project proposal answering what, who, how, when and where?

  9. WBS Dictionary: Intermediate schedules, as required, which provide a logical sequence from the master schedule to the control account level?

  10. Team Member Status Report: Are the attitudes of staff regarding Complexity Management project work improving?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Complexity Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Complexity 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 Complexity 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 Complexity Management investments work better.

This Complexity 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.





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CONTENTS:


Checklists:


Checklists:Complexity Management Checklist Report on ORGANIZATION.pdf

Checklists:Complexity Management Checklist Report on COMPLEXITY.pdf

Checklists:Complexity Management Checklist Report on MANAGEMENT.pdf



STEP 1 Get your bearings:


STEP 1 Get your bearings:Complexity_Management_Quick_Exploratory_Self-Assessment_Guide.pdf

STEP 1 Get your bearings:Complexity Management Self-Assessment Pre-Filled EXAMPLE.xlsx





STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:


STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Complexity_Management.pdf

STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Complexity Management Self-Assessment.xlsx

..and the Project Management resources in 'STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy' as described above.

 

 

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