Operational Support Systems Toolkit

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How much system downtime does your organization tolerate?

Has your organization implemented any computerized systems to support decision making?

Have the key decision processes in your organization been identified?

Does your organization have an intranet based on Web technologies?

Is one major relational database product used in your organization?




...Find the answers to these, and more, questions with this Operational Support Systems Toolkit:

  • Scale your operations to support the growth in programs.
  • Track outages of your system.
  • Design your future IT organization.
  • Develop new partnerships and business models between different stakeholders.
  • Evaluate the latest addition to your hardware.
  • Begin your journey to improve the quality and speed of your releases into production.
  • Assess your own performance, individually as directors and collectively as a board.
  • Know your staff understand how the roles relate to the purpose and strategic direction.
  • Manage the impacts of a new initiative on other projects or systems.



HOW THIS TOOLKIT WORKS:

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Operational Support Systems 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 978 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Operational Support Systems improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 978 standard requirements:

  1. Are there alternates to the legacy system or subsystem operations that can allow it to be inoperable until the new system is in place, verified, validated and operational?

  2. Has the introduction of IT enabled management accountants to provide more focused information and/or improved the level of decision support provided to management?

  3. How do you ensure that staff members have the appropriate credentials and have acquired the needed competencies to fulfill the job responsibilities?

  4. Do occupational safety and industrial hygiene support personnel demonstrate a working knowledge of safety related facility systems and components?

  5. Does your data warehouse, operational data store, data mart or decision support systems meet the performance expectations of your business users?

  6. How do your training and professional development plans address the knowledge and skills needed to meet your programs goals and objectives?

  7. How does your system for managing and monitoring facilities and learning environments ensure that you meet health and safety requirements?

  8. Do you incorporate near miss and scenario analysis to support capital planning, business decision making, and process/system enhancement?

  9. Do you have views on the timing and content of compliance plans and compliance reports to be provided pursuant to the undertaking?

  10. Do your leadership and communication practices enable you to make the strategic decisions that will move your programs forward?


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 Operational Support Systems book in PDF containing 978 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Operational Support Systems Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Operational Support Systems project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Risk Audit: What events or circumstances could affect the achievement of your objectives?

  2. Project Schedule: Your Operational Support Systems project management plan results in a Operational Support Systems project schedule that is too long. If the Operational Support Systems project network diagram cannot change and you have extra personnel resources, what is the BEST thing to do?

  3. Risk Audit: Is there a clear procedure for reporting accidents/injuries?

  4. Procurement Audit: Does the procurement function/unit have the ability to secure best performance from contractors?

  5. Lessons Learned: How clearly defined were the objectives for this Operational Support Systems project?

  6. Milestone List: What background experience, skills, and strengths does the team bring to your organization?

  7. Risk Register: Assume the risk event or situation happens, what would the impact be?

  8. Variance Analysis: Contemplated overhead expenditure for each period based on the best information currently is available?

  9. Schedule Management Plan: Are cause and effect determined for risks when they occur?

  10. Executing Process Group: Would you rate yourself as being risk-averse, risk-neutral, or risk-seeking?

 
Step-by-step and complete Operational Support Systems Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Operational Support Systems project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Operational Support Systems 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 Operational Support Systems 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 Operational Support Systems investments work better.

This Operational Support Systems 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.





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CONTENTS:


Checklists:


Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on PROGRAM.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on ORGANIZATION.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on DATA.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on SYSTEM.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on OPERATIONAL.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on PLAN.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on DSS.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on BOARD.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on BUSINESS.pdf

Checklists:Operational Support Systems Checklist Report on PRODUCT.pdf



STEP 1 Get your bearings:


STEP 1 Get your bearings:Operational Support Systems Self-Assessment Pre-Filled EXAMPLE.xlsx

STEP 1 Get your bearings:Operational_Support_Systems_Quick_Exploratory_Self-Assessment_Guide.pdf





STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:


STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Operational_Support_Systems.pdf

STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Operational Support Systems Self-Assessment.xlsx

..and the Project Management resources in 'STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy' as described above.

 

 

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