Functional Strategy Toolkit

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Govern Functional Strategy: work closely with the mobile install Program Management ensuring that SOPs are executed daily, and are also being continuously optimized, updated and communicated.

More Uses of the Functional Strategy Toolkit:

  • Lead Functional Strategy: Software Development processes eliciting user requirements, analyzing and formally documenting Business Needs, processes and workflows, and using defined formats for functional use cases and Business Rules.

  • Manage cross functional teams to create and execute a strategic business plan, inclusive of technical enablement, business model development, and Marketing And Sales initiatives on solutions that meet the customer needs with measurable ROI.

  • Initiate Functional Strategy: implement Security Policies and solutions which balance between the need to secure your organization while also allowing business and functional teams the freedom necessary to complete the tasks in a high velocity development environment.

  • Maintain server operating systems and functional differences between operating system vendors and versions.

  • Arrange that your organization translates complex cross functional Business Requirements and functional specifications into logical program designs, modules, stable application systems, and data solutions; partners with Product Team to understand Business Needs and functional specifications.

  • Be accountable for leading projects, supports Application Development projects, enhancements, and/or maintenance relating to the functional processes of Document Management, Business Rules, program specifications, and database functionality.

  • Lead the cross functional project team through the Strategic Planning and delivery of the development program, proactively identifying and managing issues and risks and ensuring decisions are made at the appropriate levels and with the appropriate cross functional input.

  • Ensure your design provides leadership and guidance to Software Engineers, leading analysis and review of technical specification for completeness based on interpretation of functional requirements.

  • Prepare Technical Design document, use cases, Test Cases and user manuals for various projects and perform bug fixing, Code Review, and unit, functional and Integration Testing.

  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly functional checks on systems and capabilities, also perform inspections on critical hardware and infrastructure.

  • Govern Functional Strategy: actively lead the development process by participating in formal and informal review at all stages of the SDLC to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, potential problems, quality, or mitigate risks.

  • Ensure your project develops technical solutions based on the Business Requirements and functional specifications provided by analysts and determines requirement impact on existing architecture, work Processes And Systems.

  • Assure your organization designs and creates more complex logical/physical Data Models, and Data Dictionaries that cater to the specific business and functional requirements of applications.

  • Establish that your organization directs, lead and motivates cross functional team members in strategy development and day to day planning and execution of Quality auditing Processes And Procedures.

  • Be a key partner promoting collaboration with cross functional teams to design innovating reporting capabilities that provide key insights into Cloud Adoption, quality metrics and business KPIs.

  • Ensure your organization has a functional and actionable budget and economic model that drive the financial decisions at every level of your organization.

  • Manage work with cross functional leadership to identify areas of opportunities and establish plans to close gaps.

  • Run the functional and performance test scenarios before deploying to the production environment.

  • Assure your team complies; conducts Focus Groups with representation of all departmental and functional groups aimed at improving overall operations at center.

  • Organize Functional Strategy: partner with manufacturing, Supply Chain and other departments to create meaningful metrics facilitating informed decisions by functional management.

  • Ensure you control; lead cross functional linked teams to address business or system problems using solid systems architectural and Systems Engineering principles.

  • Be certain that your organization functions as an influential team member capable of motivating others in a cross functional Team Environment to achieve project goals.

  • Evaluate Functional Strategy: work closely with users, change managers, Project Management, architecture and developers to translate the Business Requirements into functional requirements and create solution (Data Mapping).

  • Supervise Functional Strategy: proactively facilitate re engineering, best practices, and consensus between functional experts (demand planning, inventory planning, purchasing, Sales And Marketing, operations, finance, and it).

  • Establish Functional Strategy: effectively capturing Business Requirements and User Stories, mapping processes, and developing functional specifications in support of business priorities.

  • Coordinate Functional Strategy: proactively facilitate re engineering, best practices, and consensus between functional experts (demand planning, inventory planning, purchasing, Sales And Marketing, operations, finance, and it).

  • Ensure you enhance; lead the team and inspire cross functional peers in evolving a customer centric Product Development process while recognizing the importance of balancing pace and precision.

  • Methodize Functional Strategy: partner with it and cross functional analytics teams to design dimensional Data Models in support of end to end quality analytics and automation.

  • Utilize skills to automate complex tasks and improve the efficiency of unit tests, code metrics checks, integration and functional automated tests.

  • Make sure that your project complies; cross functional collaboration with other departments Operations, Safety, Quality, Transportation, IT, etc.

  • Be certain that your strategy complies; designs and develops data ingestion frameworks, real time processing solutions, and Data Processing/transformation framework leveraging Open Source tools.

  • Govern Functional Strategy: practice development of the full life cycle of project/Program Management, from Project Planning, initiation, resourcing and execution to monitoring, control and completion.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Functional Strategy 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 Functional Strategy improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What are the gaps in your knowledge and experience?

  2. How can a Functional Strategy test verify your ideas or assumptions?

  3. How do you verify your resources?

  4. What qualifications are needed?

  5. When you map the key players in your own work and the types/domains of relationships with them, which relationships do you find easy and which challenging, and why?

  6. What is the best design framework for Functional Strategy organization now that, in a post industrial-age if the top-down, command and control model is no longer relevant?

  7. Looking at each person individually - does every one have the qualities which are needed to work in this group?

  8. Do you think Functional Strategy accomplishes the goals you expect it to accomplish?

  9. Who will gather what data?

  10. What criteria will you use to assess your Functional Strategy risks?

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 Functional Strategy book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Functional Strategy 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 Functional Strategy 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 Functional Strategy investments work better.

This Functional Strategy 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.