Home Automation Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Home Automation 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 998 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Home Automation improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 998 standard requirements:

  1. What is the scale of home automation – does it need to be a complete refit of the customers electronics, or are there minor installations that can nonetheless make a big difference to the customer?

  2. What can designers of smart home technologies do in order to create user experiences and interfaces to prevent automation technologies to always be perceived as dumb?

  3. Have you given your consumers proper notice of any environmental risks and proper disposal methods so as to absolve your organization from any potential liability?

  4. What kind of analysis do you perform to determine all of the possible outcomes of IoT related risks and the probability that each outcome will take place?

  5. Will the automated system communicate directly with smart meters, and potentially disclose personal information regarding electricity use in the home?

  6. Do consumers need to dispose of your IoT device in a specific manner to avoid any environmental risks, as improper disposal of hazardous material?

  7. What indemnity provisions do your contracts include that indemnify your organization for any liability, as privacy violations or physical harm?

  8. What kind of and how much liability do you incur if someone working under your organizations direction is injured by one of your IoT devices?

  9. When presented with the option, what percentage of customers have typically opted out of an advanced meter offering in other jurisdictions?

  10. What are the security risks related to errors, access, and monitoring that could affect your organizations automation investments?


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 Home Automation book in PDF containing 998 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Scope Management Plan: Is there an on-going process in place to monitor Home Automation project risks?

  2. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: How well did the chosen processes fit the needs of the Home Automation project?

  3. Procurement Audit: Was the outcome of the award process properly reached and communicated?

  4. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Alliances: with which other actors is the actor allied, how are they interconnected?

  5. Probability and Impact Assessment: How solid is the Home Automation projection of competitive reaction?

  6. Change Management Plan: What are the key change management success metrics?

  7. Probability and Impact Assessment: How will economic events and trends likely affect the Home Automation project?

  8. Risk Management Plan: What is the likelihood that your organization would accept responsibility for the risk?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was the chosen procedure the most efficient and effective for the performance of the contract?

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Home Automation project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

 

Results

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Home Automation 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 Home Automation 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 Home Automation investments work better.

This Home Automation 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.