Rational Quality Manager Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Rational Quality Manager 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 993 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Rational Quality Manager improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 993 standard requirements:

  1. Which IBM enterprise modernization product can best help determine the impact of code changes more quickly and with less risk?

  2. Is emotional intelligence merely a recycling of what you used to call the soft skills of management and leadership?

  3. How many users can access the system simultaneously before it can no longer maintain acceptable response times?

  4. Which tier in modern multi-tier mainframe systems is typically responsible for the business application server?

  5. Does it really matter to know something about your organization where you want to work as a logistics manager?

  6. Which feature of IBM Rational Developer for System z provides an integrated perspective to assist developers?

  7. What is the most effective way you identify strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities when planning?

  8. Are software companies expected to wait to purchase test tools to set up professional quality assurance?

  9. Which permissions are required in order to add, edit, and delete categories in Rational Quality Manager?

  10. Does there exist aspects to your organization structure or routines that could hinder your flexibility?


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 Rational Quality Manager book in PDF containing 993 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Rational Quality Manager Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Rational Quality Manager project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Lessons Learned: Are there any data that you have overlooked in identifying lessons?

  2. Lessons Learned: How well does the product or service the Rational Quality Manager project produced meet your needs?

  3. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Who will promote/support the Rational Quality Manager project, provided that they are involved?

  4. Probability and Impact Assessment: Have decisions that should be left open because of inadequate information on technology been identified and responsibility assigned for reducing the uncertainty?

  5. Closing Process Group: What is the overall risk of the Rational Quality Manager project to your organization?

  6. Duration Estimating Worksheet: Done before proceeding with this activity or what can be done concurrently?

  7. Team Directory: Who are your stakeholders (customers, sponsors, end users, team members)?

  8. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Identify potential or actual budget-based and time-based schedule variances?

  9. Probability and Impact Matrix: How are risks and risk management perceived in the Rational Quality Manager project?

  10. Probability and Impact Matrix: Sensitivity analysis -which risks will have the most impact on the Rational Quality Manager project?

 
Step-by-step and complete Rational Quality Manager Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Rational Quality Manager project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Rational Quality Manager 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 Rational Quality Manager 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 Rational Quality Manager investments work better.

This Rational Quality Manager 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.