Proof of Concept Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Proof of Concept 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 994 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Proof of Concept improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 994 standard requirements:

  1. Does the transformation change journey consider risk mitigation through Proof of Concepts, stress-testing, disaster recovery, regulatory and legal developments, and skills requirements?

  2. What is going to be the motivation to get really talented and busy employees together and really talented and busy researchers together with the really talented and busy employees?

  3. Is it your expectation that you respond in detail to the list of requirements outlined in each document or provide a summary affirmation of your compliance with the requirements?

  4. Have you together developed clear partnership objectives; a mapping of commitments and benefits, roles and responsibilities; a project plan; and plans for monitoring and review?

  5. What is the appropriate way to structure the business-to-IT relationship while keeping consistency and flexibility to allow your organization to quickly adapt to new changes?

  6. Should the Contractor provide a higher-cost, longer-life, more-than-meets-the-warranty threshold product or a lower-cost, shorter-life, just-meets-the-warranty product?

  7. Does the poc include a formal description of goals, objectives, and strategies that include desired outcomes the persons responsible of implementation of the services?

  8. Which products & services do you offer that help your customers get either a functional, social or emotional job done, or help him/her satisfy basic needs?

  9. Which roles, responsibilities, structures, and procedures exist to allow business prioritization and IT funding, planning, steering, and decision making?

  10. How should intelligent autonomous systems communicate with human users to leverage complementary abilities and improve decision making under uncertainty?


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 Proof of Concept book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Proof of Concept Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Proof of Concept project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Source Selection Criteria: How should the solicitation aspects regarding past performance be structured?

  2. Risk Audit: Are all managers or operators of the facility or equipment competent or qualified?

  3. Source Selection Criteria: How should comments received in response to a RFP be handled?

  4. Procurement Audit: Is there a formal program of inservice training for personnel in the business management function?

  5. Procurement Audit: Is there a policy on purchasing from users of organization products?

  6. Lessons Learned: How useful was the format and content of the Proof of Concept project Status Report to you?

  7. Risk Register: Risk categories: what are the main categories of risks that should be addressed on this Proof of Concept project?

  8. Scope Management Plan: Are the quality tools and methods identified in the Quality Plan appropriate to the Proof of Concept project?

  9. Activity Duration Estimates: Is action taken to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Proof of Concept projects?

  10. Quality Management Plan: How does your organization measure customer satisfaction/dissatisfaction?

 
Step-by-step and complete Proof of Concept Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Proof of Concept project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Proof of Concept 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 Proof of Concept 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 Proof of Concept investments work better.

This Proof of Concept 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.