Control system 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 Control system Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Control system 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 Control system specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Control system 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 658 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Control system improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 658 standard requirements:

  1. How and to what extent are integrated reporting processes truly integrated and are such processes truly embedded in organisations management control systems?

  2. Has your organization conducted a cyber risk or vulnerability assessment of its information systems, control systems, and other networked systems?

  3. How are equivalent units of production, unit costs, and inventory values determined using the weighted average method of process costing?

  4. Were operating conditions leading up to the incident recorded (e.g., strip charts, process control system print outs, instrumentation )?

  5. How can you experiment with a complex change and benefit from the version control system without making the change public?

  6. How are equivalent units of production, unit costs, and inventory values determined using the FIFO method of process costing?

  7. Material Requirements Planning (MRP) takes place in the front end systems of the manufacturing planning and control system?

  8. Describe broadband internet data communications secured/unsecured by a security appliance (hardware firewall)?

  9. What does a virtualized control system look like compared to a classic physical automation system?

  10. A baseline configuration of information technology/industrial control systems is created and maintained?


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 Control system book in PDF containing 658 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Control system Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Control system project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Probability and Impact Matrix: Is the present organizational structure for handling the Control system project sufficient?

  2. Scope Management Plan: Are non-critical path items updated and agreed upon with the teams?

  3. Procurement Audit: Are periodic audits made of disbursement activities?

  4. Planning Process Group: When developing the estimates for Control system project phases, you choose to add the individual estimates for the activities that comprise each phase. What type of estimation method are you using?

  5. Project Schedule: Activity charts and bar charts are graphical representations of a Control system project schedule ...how do they differ?

  6. Project Charter: How will you learn more about the process or system youre trying to improve?

  7. Scope Management Plan: Is PERT / Critical Path or equivalent methodology being used?

  8. Cost Management Plan: How difficult will it be to do specific tasks on the Control system project?

  9. WBS Dictionary: Are indirect costs charged to the appropriate indirect pools and incurring organization?

  10. Formal Acceptance: Is formal acceptance of the Control system project product documented and distributed?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Control system project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Control system 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 Control system 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 Control system investments work better.

This Control system 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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    The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Canada

    Posted by The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Canada on 4th Sep 2018

    I would like to extend my sincere appreciation. I would also like to thank you for your service in promoting business continuity practices. I wish you every success in your work.

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    Thanks for this; a lot of work has gone into developing and producing this, I am looking forward to using it in the coming weeks.

    Posted by DR STEVEN.B. on 2nd Sep 2018

    DR STEVEN.B. Head of Information Security & Assurance

  • 5
    Spot on, thank you. Will study your book to help my clients.

    Posted by WALTER H. on 2nd Sep 2018

    WALTER H. Business Coach

  • 5
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    ZORAN M. Knowledge Management Consultant

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    DAAN C Senior Consultant

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    Posted by CARL M. on 5th Aug 2018

    CARL M. Senior Solutions Architect

  • 5
    Super helpful.. Love how the full assessment helps me take full control of this project!

    Posted by Brett O. on 3rd Aug 2018

    BRETT O. Strategist

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  • 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 2nd Aug 2018

    MEL F. Change Management Professional