Operational Support Systems Toolkit

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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 958 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 958 standard requirements:

  1. How easily can you deploy and manage systems as they scale to support the new supersized integration solutions?

  2. What are appropriate key performance indicators in order to support operational decision-making in production?

  3. Has a set of critical human tasks been identified for operational, maintenance, and support activities?

  4. How are you going to know that the system is performing correctly once it is operational?

  5. Is management aware of the specific technology systems that support business activities?

  6. How do your systems support operational, analytical or strategic level decisions?

  7. How do your enterprise systems help businesses achieve operational excellence?

  8. Operational distribution or deployment: Where will the system be used?

  9. Is this a critical system that supports life, health, or commerce?

  10. Have you identified what systems are supported by each SLA?


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 958 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. Project Performance Report: To what degree do team members frequently explore the teams purpose and its implications?

  2. Schedule Management Plan: Are Operational Support Systems project leaders committed to this Operational Support Systems project full time?

  3. Schedule Management Plan: Does the resource management plan include a personnel development plan?

  4. Change Management Plan: How will you deal with anger about the restricting of communications due to confidentiality considerations?

  5. Assumption and Constraint Log: Is the current scope of the Operational Support Systems project substantially different than that originally defined in the approved Operational Support Systems project plan?

  6. Team Member Performance Assessment: What tools are available to determine whether all contract functional and compliance areas of performance objectives, measures, and incentives have been met?

  7. WBS Dictionary: Does the contractors system provide unit or lot costs when applicable?

  8. Project Charter: Environmental stewardship and sustainability considerations: what is the process that will be used to ensure compliance with the environmental stewardship policy?

  9. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Are the overhead pools formally and adequately identified?

  10. WBS Dictionary: Are time-phased budgets established for planning and control of level of effort activity by category of resource; for example, type of manpower and/or material?

 
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.