CTO Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the CTO 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 997 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which CTO improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 997 standard requirements:

  1. What is the business benefit to exploration of the use of technology to bring training and learning more to where people are, rather than having people come to where the learning is?

  2. Does your organization ever initiate technology development in the expectation that returns will be realized solely through licensing revenue, rather than through product sales?

  3. How can business buy-in and architectural compliance be gained, especially across a variety of stand-alone business units and multiple geographies, languages and cultures?

  4. Is your field service business interested in learning more about unified field service management technology and how it can help your organization prepare for the future?

  5. Which technology and human resource issues keep CFOs from creating the agile, transparent IT systems that would increase operational efficiency in the finance department?

  6. Which technologies and architectural approaches should CIOs, CTOs, developers and lines of business invest in to ensure alignment of IT to business requirements?

  7. How can a managed ecosystem of partners, developers, and innovative startups help accelerate the speed and success of next-generation marketing technology?

  8. What do business executives and managers need to understand about architecture and infrastructure to ensure buy-in and continuing support and compliance?

  9. Can the advocate, when investigating facility procedures, access health records and interview formal clients if no complaint has been received?

  10. What investments should be made in legacy systems (including mainframes) and what are the options in integrating them with newer technologies?


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 CTO book in PDF containing 997 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Contingency Ð how will cost contingency be administered?

  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Does a process exist to formally recognize new CTO projects?

  3. Activity Duration Estimates: How difficult will it be to complete specific activities on this CTO project?

  4. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: What organizational arrangements are planned to ensure the CTO project achieves its social development outcomes?

  5. Requirements Management Plan: Who is responsible for quantifying the CTO project requirements?

  6. Source Selection Criteria: Are types/quantities of material, facilities appropriate?

  7. Cost Management Plan: Planning and scheduling responsibilities Ð How will the responsibilities for planning and scheduling be allocated?

  8. WBS Dictionary: Are authorized changes being incorporated in a timely manner?

  9. Procurement Audit: Are there established procedures for dealing with and documenting non-performance and return of goods?

  10. Team Operating Agreement: Do you post meeting notes and the recording (if used) and notify participants?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 CTO project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose CTO 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 CTO 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 CTO investments work better.

This CTO 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.