Innovation Toolkit

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Coordinate cross functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated market assumptions, validate significant changes in forecasted demand and communicate forecast changes/issues to appropriate stakeholders.

  • Establish that your operation
  • Initiate: clearly articulate all points of integration with other Enterprise Information Systems and work closely with it to build interfaces effectively.

  • Orchestrate: work closely with Business Partners to understand, document, and deliver analytic Solutions Support for optimal Decision Making in supply Chain Management.

  • Manage team using ethanol extraction, ethanol recovery, butane extraction, filtration, decarboxylation, degas, post processing and distillation equipment.

  • Ensure you consider; lead the forecasting and Demand Planning team to meet or exceed Service Level, Forecast Accuracy, inventory turns, and inventory obsolescence targets.

  • Be accountable for accounting, Business Administration/management, economics, finance, International Business, management, quantitative finance, accounting and technology, finance and technology.

  • Head: work closely with international accounting teams to ensure that US GAAP and you SOX standards are effectively implemented and being followed.

  • Be accountable for partnering closely with the Solution Delivery Teams to ensure programs employ best known methods, maximize your investments in platforms and adhere to integration standards.

  • Collaborate cross functional and distributed teams to understand the Business Requirements, provide architectures and designs to business problems.

  • Create a performance driven organization through effective objective setting, Performance Management, Succession Planning, recruitment and retention actions.

  • Ensure your team complies;
  • Confirm your planning
  • Make sure that your organization complies;
  • Be accountable for comparing historical results against budgets and forecasts, and performing Variance Analysis to account for differences in performance and make improvements going forward.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What are the current costs of the Innovation process?

  2. How can you measure the performance?

  3. Are controls in place and consistently applied?

  4. What information qualified as important?

  5. What tools and technologies are needed for a custom Innovation project?

  6. How do you ensure that implementations of Innovation products are done in a way that ensures safety?

  7. How do you keep the momentum going?

  8. Are all Team Members qualified for all tasks?

  9. How do your Work Systems and key Work Processes relate to and capitalize on your core competencies?

  10. Who do you think the world wants your organization to be?


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

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

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

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Innovation Project Team have enough people to execute the Innovation 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 Innovation 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 Innovation 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 Innovation 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 Innovation 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 Innovation project with this in-depth Innovation Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Innovation 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 Innovation 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 Innovation investments work better.

This Innovation 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.