Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Operations Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Operations 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 Operations specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Operations 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 996 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Operations improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 996 standard requirements:
- Do employees who have been assigned emergency system duties, know of an ongoing process or system in place to identify the potential emergency scenarios applicable to your organizations operations?
- How can the associated risks and challenges of utilizing IIoT in organizations when either using IIoT in direct operations or providing IIoT products and services to customers, be overcome?
- What are the associated costs, risks, and challenges of utilizing IIoT in organizations when either using IIoT in direct operations or providing IIoT products and services to customers?
- How easy or difficult is it (or will it be) to attract, develop, motivate, and retain the expertise needed to carry out specific activities and coordinate and control your operations?
- Do computer operations personnel protect reports and output containing sensitive, official use only, or classified information from casual browsing and other unauthorized use?
- What level of communication is taking place between your security operations team and the cybersecurity ecosystem of employees, senior executives, and third-party vendors?
- Does your organization require its offshore operations to be in a specific geography, based on its market entry strategy, existing facilities or future requirements?
- What are the associated benefits of utilizing IIoT in organizations when either using IIoT in direct operations or providing IIoT products and services to customers?
- How is the relationship between the operations manager and the sales staff different from the relationship between a project manager and the project team members?
- Does the emergency response plan sufficiently identify the potential emergency scenarios applicable to your organizations operations and legislative requirements?
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 Operations book in PDF containing 996 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Operations 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 Operations Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Operations Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Operations project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Scope Management Plan: Are post milestone Operations project reviews (PMPR) conducted with your organization at least once a year?
- Procurement Audit: Are idle funds invested, and is interest distributed to the various activity accounts at least annually?
- Project Scope Statement: Change management vs. change leadership - what is the difference?
- Procurement Audit: Is there no evidence that the consultants participating in the Operations project design released information to contractors competing for the prime contract?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Identify who is needed on the core Operations project team to complete Operations project deliverables and achieve its goals and objectives. What skills, knowledge and experiences are required?
- Source Selection Criteria: Do you consider all weaknesses, significant weaknesses, and deficiencies?
- Project Performance Report: To what degree does the teams approach to its work allow for modification and improvement over time?
- Source Selection Criteria: What is cost analysis and when should it be performed?
- Activity Duration Estimates: Why is there a new or renewed interest in the field of Operations project management?
- Requirements Management Plan: Is it new or replacing an existing business system or process?
Step-by-step and complete Operations Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Operations project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Operations project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Operations project with this in-depth Operations Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations investments work better.
This Operations 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.