Data Usage Toolkit

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Warrant that your organization identifies opportunities to maximize data usage, applying modeling and optimization methods to develop new strategies and improve business performance.

More Uses of the Data Usage Toolkit:

  • Orchestrate: monitor related Master Data usage and activities.

  • Ensure compliance with data usage policies and requirements.

  • Raise awareness for tags and metadata usage among internal teams.

  • Integrate empower drive Process Standardization and harmonization with downstream consumers of data to build agile practices for data usage.

  • Formulate: invoice management and auditing of discrepancies in cellular plans, features, data usage, and billing.

  • Create, monitor, and manage metadata to create visibility of data origin, lineage and downstream data usage.

  • Be certain that your organization monitors and updates the Chief engineering on any non compliance with Key Stakeholders for data usage.

  • Manage and execute improvement projects to enhance data monitoring, maximize data usage, and optimize Data Quality.

  • Evaluate: work directly with users to resolve data conflicts and inappropriate data usage.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Data Usage 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 Data Usage improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 991 standard requirements:

  1. Has the jurisdiction established clear policy and practice regarding the security of customer usage data, customer Data Privacy, and the appropriate uses of customer usage data?

  2. Has the jurisdiction established clear policies regarding the security of customer usage data, customer Data Privacy, and the appropriate uses of customer usage data?

  3. How do you overcome the problems presented by diverse mobile devices and online tool usage to achieve consistent communication and Data Analysis?

  4. Should the database of collected usage data be included as a deliverable in the price schedule since it is listed as a task in the scope of work?

  5. Do you currently have any type of security policy regulating infrastructure usage, access, password policies or long term preservation of data?

  6. Are there actual or potential usage scenarios that could benefit from support by a Data Management or IT expert, or that even require support?

  7. Do the directories contain data for different departments or groups, where storage usage and cost tracking by department/group is desired?

  8. Are there are any significant quantifiable limitations to be aware of in terms of supported user counts, data records, or bandwidth usage?

  9. Is the complexity of the software on the network necessary or can security control be tightened without loss of user functionality?

  10. Can the data base management system fairly and reliably identify and charge individual users of the data base for the actual usage?

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 Usage book in PDF containing 991 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Team Performance Assessment: Is there a particular method of Data Analysis that you would recommend as a means of demonstrating that method variance is not of great concern for a given dataset?

  2. Team Member Performance Assessment: To what degree can team members frequently and easily communicate with one another?

  3. Activity Duration Estimates: Does a process exist to determine the probability of risk events?

  4. Procurement Management Plan: Is the assigned Data Usage Project Manager a PMP (Certified Data Usage Project Manager) and experienced?

  5. Probability and Impact Assessment: Who should be responsible for the monitoring and tracking of the indicators youhave identified?

  6. Stakeholder Management Plan: Will Data Usage project success require up to date information at a moments notice?

  7. Requirements Documentation: Does your organization restrict technical alternatives?

  8. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: What happens when others get pulled for higher priority Data Usage projects?

  9. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: What resources might the stakeholder bring to the Data Usage project?

  10. Cost Management Plan: Does the detailed work plan match the complexity of tasks with the capabilities of personnel?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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 Usage 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 Usage project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Data Usage project with this in-depth Data Usage Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Data Usage 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 Usage 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 Usage investments work better.

This Data Usage 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.