Financial Services Toolkit

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Serve as a seasoned key advisor across your Financial Services client base to drive the architecture and design of comprehensive modern solutions for strategic business and technology objectives, typically tied to growth or optimization ambitions at the enterprise or business unit level.

More Uses of the Financial Services Toolkit:

  • Ensure you accumulate; lead the team members to share expertise across various industries, targeting manufacturing and distribution, government, healthcare, Financial Services, and Private Equity groups based on demand from other Business Units.

  • Engage in and improve your Financial Services applications design, deployment, operation, automation and Continuous Improvement.

  • Become part of the Digital Transformation and help revolutionize the Financial Services industry.

  • Be accountable for participating in the analysis and implementation of Risk Management principles related to financial organizations, Financial Services providers, and/or Technical Services providers.

  • Solidify expertise with the regulatory and market structure framework of Group Technology related to Financial Services operational Risk Management.

  • Stay current on regulatory and product changes and maintain Policies and Procedures to ensure all applicable legal, regulatory, and business requirements are addressed.

  • Direct: Domain Driven Design with object oriented and resource based domain models in Financial Services.

  • Ensure you cultivate; Hybrid Cloud, on premises connectivity, Financial Services applications and processes, custom APIs, and ERP Systems.

  • Coordinate: from virtualized telecommunications networks, Big Data and Internet Of Things to mobile Financial Services, billing and Operational Support Systems, you are continually evolving your business to help you become more connected.

  • Steer: monitor, share, and create knowledge on emerging issues relevant to digital financial inclusion, in particular regarding digital Financial Services, leveraging fintech for financial inclusion, financial consumer protection and financial capability.

  • Head: in a Financial Services, payments, merchant/acquiring, audit/consulting, business software, retail or online services organization.

  • Steer: key verticals are Financial Services, consumer products, Supply Chain Logistics, digital marketers and energy.

  • Guide: Financial Services center/financial technology service/Financial Management Business Transformation.

  • Evaluate: work closely across other departments and internally with the accounting group in providing Financial Services support.

  • Establish that your team keeps current with the wider Financial Services marketplace, the legal and regulatory environment, and your commitment to uphold the highest ethical requirements of your industry.

  • Maintain current awareness of developments, trends and legal/regulatory changes in the Financial Services industry.

  • Make sure that your business complies; conducts Data Mapping and analysis, translating Regulatory Requirements into the Black Knight Financial Services system.

  • Be accountable for analyzing and applying Risk Management principles related to financial organizations, Financial Services providers, and/or Technical Services providers.

  • Direct: visible IT industry Thought Leadership on relevant topics related to cloud based enterprise it in the Financial Services industry.

  • Execute engagements at Financial Services organizations as part of complex change and transformation initiatives to address key changes impacting the Payments industry.

  • Audit: Budget Management oversee and allocate budgets to operational units and area directors working closely with extensions office of Financial Services.

  • Devise: review customer profile and identifies customer financial needs, informs and recommends appropriate Financial Services.

  • Identify: healthcare, insurance, Financial Services, customer and industrial products and services, manufacturing.

  • Establish that your project serves as the primary linkage for all Financial Services to you client with your organization.

  • Oversee and report Regulatory Compliance related to the companies Financial Services in all aspects of governing consumer compliance regulations.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Financial Services 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 Financial Services improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are decisions made in a timely manner?

  2. What output to create?

  3. What are the essentials of internal Financial Services management?

  4. Does the Financial Services task fit the client's priorities?

  5. Are all requirements met?

  6. Who should make the Financial Services decisions?

  7. What scope to assess?

  8. What do you need to start doing?

  9. How do you verify and develop ideas and innovations?

  10. How difficult is it to qualify what Financial Services ROI is?

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 Financial Services book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Financial Services project team have enough people to execute the Financial Services 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 Financial Services 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 Financial Services 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 Financial Services 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 Financial Services project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Financial Services 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 Financial Services 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 Financial Services investments work better.

This Financial Services 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.