Data Hubs Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Data Hubs 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 992 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Data Hubs improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. Does your organization plan to deploy financial transparency and intelligence solutions as part of the open data initiative beyond just publishing the raw financial data on the portal?

  2. Who would consider opening production systems, as order entry, inventory and customer support, to customers and partners without the ability to strictly limit data access?

  3. Are your critical databases and application(s) open to direct access from untrusted networks; is your sensitive and/or privacy-related information adequately protected?

  4. Are the suppliers rights, responsibilities and restrictions clearly established, with regard to viewing, modifying, processing or disseminating the data or information?

  5. Is your organizations goal to get to a point where data from all departments is available internally (on the Analytics Hub) and externally (on the Open Data Portal)?

  6. What is the balance between creating a few large data only hubs versus a multitude of hubs organized around providing both data and information for specific topics?

  7. Does the open-systems customer need to keep large amounts of (infrequently accessed) data at a lower cost than typically provided by storage controllers?

  8. How easy is it for the data publisher to maintain the data and how tolerant is the current publishing method to allow the publisher to apply changes?

  9. Do you have a structured, well governed process to introduce new items so that key stakeholders can provide relevant product data at the right time?

  10. How long will the original data collector/creator/principal investigator retain the right to use the data before opening it up to wider use?


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 Data Hubs book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Is changing technology threatening your organizations position?

  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Does a process exist to determine the potential loss or gain if risk events occur?

  3. Project Schedule: Your Data Hubs project management plan results in a Data Hubs project schedule that is too long. If the Data Hubs project network diagram cannot change and you have extra personnel resources, what is the BEST thing to do?

  4. Procurement Audit: Are there authorizations on file to support all deductions from payroll checks?

  5. Risk Management Plan: Market risk -will the new service or product be useful to your organization or marketable to others?

  6. Planning Process Group: Are the necessary foundations in place to ensure the sustainability of the results of the Data Hubs project?

  7. Quality Metrics: Which report did you use to create the data you are submitting?

  8. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree will team members, individually and collectively, commit time to help themselves and others learn and develop skills?

  9. Human Resource Management Plan: Are estimating assumptions and constraints captured?

  10. Stakeholder Management Plan: Who is responsible for arranging and managing the review(s)?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Data Hubs project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Data Hubs 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 Data Hubs 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 Data Hubs investments work better.

This Data Hubs 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.