IT Program Management Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the IT Program Management 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 991 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which IT Program Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 991 standard requirements:

  1. How do you bring a more structured approach to project management that is flexible and easy to understand to an environment that seems to be constantly changing?

  2. Is data security sufficiently addressed in current data governance, data architecture, IT project management and IT program management activities?

  3. Are periodic project reviews being held and are quality issues being dealt with in terms of technical quality and customer satisfaction?

  4. How much depth of knowledge and thought should a project leader provide to your organization as part of making project level decisions?

  5. Are the engineering and IT project implementation methodologies documented in written or business process map format and available?

  6. Is there an updated cost report that accurately flags potential overruns and distinguishes between in scope and out of scope work?

  7. Are all the assumptions documented for costing and estimating and is the preliminary project budget based on a resource plan?

  8. Have all scope changes been reviewed, and are the lowest level activities of the project breakdown structure fully detailed?

  9. How often are the contracts verified to ensure the performance of each subcontractor meets the contract requirements?

  10. How has the project delivery process improved/evolved in your organization based on external and internal influences?


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 IT Program Management book in PDF containing 991 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Is there anything unique in this IT Program Management projects scope statement that will affect resources?

  2. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Is the anticipated (firm and potential) business base IT Program Management projected in a rational, consistent manner?

  3. Source Selection Criteria: What documentation should be used to support the selection decision?

  4. Team Member Status Report: Are the products of your organizations IT Program Management projects meeting customers objectives?

  5. Team Member Performance Assessment: What are the evaluation strategies (e.g., reaction, learning, behavior, results) used. What evaluation results did you have?

  6. Human Resource Management Plan: How complete is the human resource management plan?

  7. Risk Management Plan: Does the software engineering team have the right mix of skills?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Will the forecasts be based on trend analysis and earned value statistics?

  9. Executing Process Group: How many different communication channels does the IT Program Management project team have?

  10. Quality Management Plan: What process do you use to minimize errors, defects, and rework?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 IT Program Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose IT Program Management 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 IT Program Management 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 IT Program Management investments work better.

This IT Program Management 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.