Industry Trends Toolkit

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Consistently deliver quality client services; monitor progress, manage risk, and make certain that Key Stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes; stay abreast of current business and Industry Trends relevant to your clients businesses.

More Uses of the Industry Trends Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for researching Emerging Technologies and understanding Industry Trends to identify and recommend software solutions that meet current and expected needs of your organization.

  • Commit to ongoing education, research, tracking and communication of Industry Trends, best practices and competitive service offerings to identify opportunities for growth, innovation, increased market share, and competitive advantage.

  • Confirm your group stays abreast of Industry Trends and understands the direction of applicable technology support capabilities and ensures technology environment is Agile enough to change quickly to support.

  • Manage: own the close in innovation (line extensions) for core platforms, evaluating and recommending options for the brand and/or product expansion based on Industry Trends and channel analytics.

  • Synthesize your organizations Technology Risk objectives, Industry Trends, and client/ecosystem needs to identify and formulate a risk vision that can achieve your organizations risk agenda.

  • Analyze Industry Trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and utilize emerging opportunities.

  • Be accountable for using analytical methods regarding Information Management process changes, technological and business improvements, and Industry Trends to implement change.

  • Assure your organization performs thorough, systematic analysis of key Industry Trends; the general social economic and geopolitical environment; legal and regulatory issues; customers; current and potential competitors.

  • Maintain Market intelligence to ensure product relevance and marketability by maintaining knowledge regarding key competitors, client needs and challenges, Industry Trends and legislative developments.

  • Be accountable for keeping abreast with Industry Trends and market environment and incorporating technical expertise, best practices and business imperatives in developing strategies, processes, tools, and programs for the key components of Leadership Development.

  • Stay abreast of Industry Trends to inform your Digital strategy and communicate trends to clients and your team, focusing on how changes can help improve results.

  • Confirm you anticipate; ensured design and develop automated dashboards from various data sources to closely monitor business KPIs, uncover Industry Trends and insights to optimize spending and measure ROI.

  • Develop: actively monitor Industry Trends to develop strategies that take advantage of untapped market segments and help your organization gain market share in new avenues.

  • Develop and maintain deep technical knowledge on a particular end market and stay up to date on the latest Industry Trends to continually improve customer productivity.

  • Stay informed of current Industry Trends; actively identifies opportunities for learning; learn and apply new concepts to improve performance; share information with others.

  • Measure program performance for assigned lines of business through Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management, recovery solutions, training, exercising and Regulatory Compliance, current Industry Trends and best practices.

  • Audit: leverage Industry Trends along with innovation tools and best practices to research, analyze, prototype, and pitch a new solution to a relevant challenge in collaboration with technology and business partners.

  • Make sure that your enterprise stays abreast of Industry Trends related to Software Development and UI/UX design, and identifies new tools and technologies to leverage for user centric design.

  • Support Continuous Improvement of Data Governance standards and processes based upon leading practices, evolving Industry Trends, expanding operational capabilities, etc.

  • Ensure your group stays informed of current Industry Trends; actively identifies opportunities for learning; learns and applies new concepts to improve performance; shares information with others.

  • Initiate: conduct comprehensive supplier analysis to formulate a Strategic Sourcing plan that identifies new/suitable suppliers, optimize cost structures and proactively ensures continuity of supply based on macro market or Industry Trends.

  • Guide: in collaboration with a team of architects, develops and maintains capability documentation, targets architecture and partners with it and the business to develop architectures in support of strategic initiatives, goals, and Industry Trends.

  • Oversee: closely monitors Industry Trends and progress in the application and mobile automation tool space, develops proof of concepts as need to validate the potential impact to your test delivery process.

  • Establish that your design complies; monitors and analyzes developing learning technologies and Industry Trends; advises management of the most effective way to implement corporate learning solutions.

  • Generate high quality research on the competitive environment, Conversational AI Industry Trends, peer benchmarks, Emerging Technologies and potential partnerships.

  • Evaluate: conduct research on Industry Trends, Competitive intelligence, and market data leveraging internal and external sources to compile assessment of strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis for existing product capabilities.

  • Maintain and enhance facilities data by reviewing and introducing changes based on requirements and by applying Industry Trends, Emerging Technologies, standards, and new vendor offerings.

  • Employ Market Research, Industry Trends, voice of customer, market share, win/loss analysis and Competitive intelligence and price realization to develop product strategy and influence roadmap development.

  • Create complex, high quality, and innovative instructional materials and learning solutions using proven Instructional Design methodology and current Industry Trends.

  • Stay current on Industry Trends and enhancements in apparatus equipment, materials, and tools used on the distribution system and make changes to improve safety, reliability, or economics.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How can you better manage risk?

  2. What are the operational costs after Industry Trends deployment?

  3. Do you feel that more should be done in the Industry Trends area?

  4. How do you keep records, of what?

  5. What information should you gather?

  6. What is the Value Stream Mapping?

  7. What are the Industry Trends design outputs?

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

  9. What are the barriers to increased Industry Trends production?

  10. Which needs are not included or involved?

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

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Industry Trends Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Industry Trends 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 Industry Trends 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 Industry Trends 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 Trends 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 Trends project with this in-depth Industry Trends Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Industry Trends 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 Trends 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 Trends investments work better.

This Industry Trends 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.