Decision Support Toolkit

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Lead finance transformation engagements involving strategy, Operating model design and implementation support utilizing enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Decision Support technologies to enable transformation of Business Processes, the finance Operating model, technology, security and data.

More Uses of the Decision Support Toolkit:

  • Prepare and present insights leveraging effective Data Visualization and succinct communication for Digital Commerce leadership Decision Support and briefing.

  • Provide real estate, facilities, and integrations with Decision Support related to capital expenditures projects and the relative impact to the ROI.

  • Steer: work closely with internal IT staff and external IT vendors in development of Decision Support/reminder and performance reporting system.

  • Ensure you consult; lead internal business partners to facilitate Proof of Concept activities and to convert proven concepts into industrialized Decision Support tools.

  • Make sure that your team oversees advisory processes and provides high level consulting with customers on matters related to overall Business Analytics and Decision Support solutions.

  • Identify Performance Improvement opportunities via Data Analysis and develop Decision Support tools to ensure most cost conscience, efficient use of organization resources that supports service objectives.

  • Arrange that your group supports the Account Management team and other business SMEs to develop and execute client specific strategies across the Decision Support client base.

  • Confirm your operation complies; applications related to developing bio Data Analysis algorithms for data interpretation, clinical Decision Support and mobile health monitoring.

  • Be proactive, critical thinker, who prioritizes Decision Support activities, initiates and drive productivity and Continuous Improvement.

  • Provide strategic Decision Support for the selection, implementation, and/or maintenance of a suite of Educational Technology platforms.

  • Ensure you integrate; lead/contribute to the development and implementation of guidance materials in the areas of early warning, Decision Support, and reporting.

  • Establish that your operation leads projects and understands the differences between On line Transaction Processing and Decision Support systems and how to appropriately support the requirements and environments for each.

  • Drive: review and update Data Quality rules in applications and confirm accuracy and availability of data for Decision Support, regulatory and Financial Reporting, and compliance monitoring, in coordination with business architects by data domain and Data Stewards.

  • Identify and develop Decision Support Web Application solutions that optimize, measure, track, and support improved business performance.

  • Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and Decision Support information to Project Team, Cross functional teams and Executive Management.

  • Devise: leverage technologies to support the measurement of system and process effectiveness, deployment planning, and Decision Support associated with the full spectrum of Process Management.

  • Be accountable for developing or applying Machine Learning and/or biostatistics to detect patterns that can improve clinical Decision Support and accelerate biomedical discovery.

  • Reconcile managerial cost calculations for Decision Support with Cost Accounting calculations for Financial Reporting, and account for the differences.

  • Develop and lead an early stage multi disciplinary team to establish the next generation of Data Marts, Data Modeling, reporting, analytics, Decision Support, standards/governance, and the BI/Data Analytics platform.

  • Provide financial Decision Support (budgeting/forecasting, variance analysis and underlying cost drivers) to ensure optimal achievement of expense targets.

  • Head: design, implement and execute small to large Data Science projects in collaboration with other second genome program, project, and function leads for Data Driven Decision Support and/or to fulfill criteria as defined in partnership agreements or other externally funded research.

  • Standardize: through your comprehensive suite of products and solutions, you help customers across the healthcare vertical utilize disparate information for analytics, clinical Decision Support, and interoperability.

  • Establish: operational and clinical Performance Improvement Decision Support, Data Analysis, and facilitating teams with Process Improvement methods.

  • Secure that your strategy identifies best practices for implementing the 5 rights of Clinical Decision Support right information, right person, right intervention format, right channel, and right time in workflow.

  • Pilot: partner with executive team members across your organization to provide Data Driven Decision Support using your analytical, business and financial acumen.

  • Secure that your planning supports Decision Support analysts by managing and extending an extensive reporting and analysis data mart, and develops back end data sources for complex reports.

  • Guide: partner with Development Teams, Customer Success team members, and the broader analytics teams to enable Decision Support and key Customer Insights in the product and Customer Success spaces.

  • Be accountable for operating budgets, forecasting, program reporting and analysis, charge management, Cost Accounting, Decision Support, contracting and reimbursement analysis by coordinating resources and communication and leading process teams.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Decision Support 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 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Decision Support improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Who defines the rules in relation to any given issue?

  2. When should a process be art not science?

  3. What else needs to be measured?

  4. Are the units of measure consistent?

  5. What is the root cause(s) of the problem?

  6. Who do you report Decision Support results to?

  7. What improvements have been achieved?

  8. Do the Decision Support decisions you make today help your organization in three years time?

  9. Is special Decision Support user knowledge required?

  10. What are the known security controls?

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 Decision Support book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Decision Support project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Decision Support project team have enough people to execute the Decision Support project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Decision Support project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Decision Support Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Decision Support 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 Decision Support 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 Decision Support 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 Decision Support project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Decision Support 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 Decision Support 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 Decision Support investments work better.

This Decision Support 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.