Industry 4.0 Toolkit

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Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to promote organizational clarity, socialize development status, manage expectations, identify dependencies, and reconcile contention between competing priorities.

More Uses of the Industry 4.0 Toolkit:

  • Develop and maintain process best practices with an intense focus on Standard Work.

  • Foster competency development through sharing of tools, techniques, practices, and training.

  • Manage equipment ordering and delivery and coordinate with the construction schedule.

  • Foster an open and inclusive environment of innovation and responsiveness to customer needs.

  • Orchestrate: work to develop and deliver the right ROI tracking, based on the customers key assets and needs.

  • Be accountable for developing and monitoring metrics, regularly communicating with end users, and automation group personnel, and by providing the needed support in the form of training, tools, time, and procedures.

  • Manage work with client to create solutions for needs and consult through the sales process.

  • Ensure you orchestrate; lead and support System Continuous Improvement Project (SYS CIP) activities and Goal Deployment objectives.

  • Provide creative leadership Develop innovative automation architecture to improve productivity, quality, and value of Manufacturing Operations.

  • Analyze Production Processes and recommend Process Improvements to gain efficiencies.

  • Identify, rationalize, plan, and document cost reduction projects inventory, direct/indirect labor, cost per tool, etc.

  • Establish: work side by side with mechanical maintenance personnel to accomplish goals/projects.

  • Audit: analytical mindset; able to manage large sets of data and extrapolate to meaningful summaries/conclusions to share with leadership team members.

  • Promote Software Development practices that improve performance, deliver predictably, and maintain quality.

  • Lead software architectural, cross functional coordination, and planning considerations with peers to maintain alignment and consistency across the platform.

  • Manage work with sales, product and channel teams to obtain current and accurate data for entry.

  • Lead: plan, justify, and implement capital budget projects which contribute to the plant goals and objectives.

  • Support new product launches with component and finished good material movement strategies.

  • Become skilled in investigating and re engineering processes, for Continuous Improvement.

  • Manage biomanufacturing automation project budgets, digital architecture, project engineering, Project Management, and own delivery of processes and technical Resource Management.

  • Drive Continuous Improvement activities and Productivity Improvements for warehouses.

  • Ensure you win; lead a diverse team of biomanufacturing automation engineers, and key supporting contractors and vendors.

  • Follow up on customer inquiries, meet and inform customer of services and product portfolio for connected industry and products.

  • Confirm you mentor; lead and collaborate with cross departmental teams to manage projects and contractors to ensure adherence with corporate and plant directives.

  • Provide controls engineering support that can create, implement, and debug Process Improvements of assembly or manufacturing line controls.

  • Stay abreast of current developments and trends in the field of AM And Advanced manufacturing generally.

  • Ensure you are creative and scrappy and can navigate a large organization with ease.

  • Orchestrate: deep toolbox of modern Software Development methodologies, alternate Project Management approaches, and the wisdom to understand when to apply which process to the problem at hand.

  • Methodize: essential information technology (it) and operational/manufacturing technology knowledge.

  • Oversee: fluency in supporting the digitization of quality Business Process by bringing the it know how to business partners in manufacturing.


Save time,, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Industry 4.0 Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What are your best practices for minimizing Industry 4.0 project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Industry 4.0 project lifecycle?

  2. What do you need to qualify?

  3. Are the Industry 4.0 benefits worth its costs?

  4. What Industry 4.0 metrics are outputs of the process?

  5. What kind of crime could a potential new hire have committed that would not only not disqualify him/her from being hired by your organization, but would actually indicate that he/she might be a particularly good fit?

  6. Will it solve real problems?

  7. How do you engage the workforce, in addition to satisfying them?

  8. What is out-of-scope initially?

  9. What sources do you use to gather information for a Industry 4.0 study?

  10. Are actual costs in line with budgeted costs?

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 Industry 4.0 book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Industry 4.0 Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Industry 4.0 project team have enough people to execute the Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Industry 4.0 project with this in-depth Industry 4.0 Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 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 Industry 4.0 investments work better.

This Industry 4.0 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.