DIKW Pyramid Toolkit

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Methodize DIKW Pyramid: work across teams to ensure IT system upgrades, deployments and maintenance are conducted with minimal impact to the operation.

More Uses of the DIKW Pyramid Toolkit:

  • Provide Thought Leadership to staff and clients related to Solution Architecture, solution capabilities, applied SDLC and application maintenance operations.

  • Control DIKW Pyramid: marketing technologist Program Management (Remote Work environment available).

  • Arrange that your organization purchases supplie, equipment and services as are necessary for operations, maintenance and repairs.

  • Be accountable for working knowledge in Network Access Control, Intrusion Prevention and detection systems, firewalls, routers, Incident Response, Information security methods, and Risk Management.

  • Ensure you thrive in coming up with solutions that are brand right, engaging and innovative and can scale across multiple channels.

  • Manage the broader engineering team to deliver critical functionality necessary for the success of your customers.

  • Ensure your organization acts as the liaison between IT and business to understand needs, design Solution Architectures, and contribute to strategies.

  • Formulate DIKW Pyramid: routinely capture and analyze the appropriate social engagement data and metrics, insights and best practices, and use that information to advise future social strategy.

  • Ensure you officiate; build appropriate and useful reporting deliverables in accordance with due dates and project requirements.

  • Be accountable for Performing Risk Assessments.

  • Make sure that your organization utilizes encryption technology, penetration and Vulnerability Analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research.

  • Manage work with suppliers and contract manufacturers to ensure processes are capable, have sufficient controls in place, can meet out delivery requirements, and meet your cost targets.

  • Facilitate Issue Resolution related to Business Processes, identifying system options, testing scenarios and supporting Knowledge Transfer activities.

  • Create Test Cases and perform Functional, Non functional, System Integration (SIT), Black box, White box, and End to end testing for software implementation.

  • Provide model and simulation support for the development of new components, sub systems, and/or full machines for New Product Development and Advanced Technology projects.

  • Confirm your project ensures effective Asset Management to manufacturing and Business Processes and Process Flows applying Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Theory Of Constraints and other waste and variability reduction principles.

  • Manage to what extent did the intervention respond to the needs and priorities of the participating womens entrepreneurs in relation to managing and running successful and sustainable businesses.

  • Be accountable for scoping, scheduling, assigning, and delivering projects and programs with adherence to SOW scope, schedule and budget.

  • Establish that your organization coordinates with Product Management, Technical Support, sales, and marketing regarding product specifications.

  • Establish that your design possess flexibility to quickly adapt to changing customer and Business Needs.

  • Create a solution offering and roadmap for retail and consumer services across Customer Engagement, commerce, Supply Chain Execution, and innovation.

  • Identify DIKW Pyramid: liaison between sales management, finance, it, Customer Service, and outside software personnel to communicate needs, requirements and oversee successful implementation.

  • Ensure your organization assumes responsibility for management of all Human Resources functions in the Directors absence.

  • Ensure you liaise; and you invest heavily in the security space to create the most secure enterprise cloud platform.

  • Arrange that your project measures and supports adoption of key nursing clinical indicators through the development and implementation of nursing policies, procedures, protocols, expectations, competencies, and standards of nursing practice.

  • Oversee DIKW Pyramid: test engineers embrace the planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques while conforming to agreed upon process standards and industry specific regulations.

  • Utilize software to process cycle counts, review on hand inventory, current activity, and past activity.

  • Collaborate with product owners and technical directors to align priorities and approach employing Agile Software Development methodologies.

  • Be accountable for developing image Quality Control architecture to ensure the quality and validity of training and real time images.

  • Collaborate with your communications and creative teams as you explore new ways to tell your story.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the DIKW Pyramid 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 DIKW Pyramid improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What are your most important goals for the strategic DIKW Pyramid objectives?

  2. What potential megatrends could make your business model obsolete?

  3. Do several people in different organizational units assist with the DIKW Pyramid process?

  4. What is out of scope?

  5. What are the minority interests and what amount of minority interests can be recognized?

  6. What output to create?

  7. Have you made assumptions about the shape of the future, particularly its impact on your customers and competitors?

  8. Whom do you really need or want to serve?

  9. Are you taking your company in the direction of better and revenue or cheaper and cost?

  10. What tools do you use once you have decided on a DIKW Pyramid strategy and more importantly how do you choose?

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 DIKW Pyramid book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step DIKW Pyramid Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 DIKW Pyramid 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 DIKW Pyramid project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the DIKW Pyramid project team have enough people to execute the DIKW Pyramid 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 DIKW Pyramid 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 DIKW Pyramid Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose DIKW Pyramid 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 DIKW Pyramid 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 DIKW Pyramid investments work better.

This DIKW Pyramid 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.