SIP Toolkit

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Can understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change and to change or easily accept changes in ones own organization or job requirements.

More Uses of the SIP Toolkit:

  • Generate User Stories and functional and technical requirements that are sufficient to capture the essence of what is being asked.

  • Be accountable for performing process benchmarking exercises, utilising internal and external reference sources where appropriate.

  • Assure your design engages in product failure investigations, material review board decisions and corrective/preventive action.

  • Analyze and communicate stakeholder needs by translating business requirements in to software or technical requirements.

  • Determine and communicate development and deployment roadmap of features for product, also working to ensure funding and resourcing to realize roadmap.

  • Be accountable for developing and implementing a Risk Management process that helps ensure risks are identified and controlled in order to Reduce Risk to tolerable levels.

  • Initiate: champion root cause investigation and Corrective Action implementation through application of analytical tools that enables continual improvement to employee safety, Product Quality, process.

  • Be accountable for all aspects of program Teams data support, entry, and ongoing data accuracy reporting.

  • Be accountable for supporting the assessment, selection and application of new technologies, and innovative methods, models and tools.

  • Secure that your operation develops new concepts and standards and champions significant improvement of processes, systems, tools and solutions to enhance performance.

  • Develop and implement Data Collection techniques to obtain qualitative/quantitative data to support diagnostic review.

  • Methodize: articulate, negotiate, and refine design solutions with partners using data and design standard methodology.

  • Explore ideas, assess current Business Processes to identify improvement opportunities (technical and operational), conduct Gap Analysis, and help to develop Business Cases.

  • Guide: expert level understanding and performance of Quality Management system and Manufacturing Processes surveillance.

  • Be accountable for analyzing the results of COTS Gap Analysis and identifying and documenting the impacts to mission processes.

  • Confirm your corporation identifies and evaluates performance against Process Requirements and aligns improvement to performance shortfalls.

  • Be accountable for analyzing the results of COTS Gap Analysis and identifying and documenting the impacts to mission processes.

  • Lead development and implementation of improvement strategy Facilitate/Coach improvement efforts to support Lean Transformation.

  • Be certain that your venture develops strategies and Systems Designed to improve internal and/or supplier performance and productivity.

  • Make sure that your organization contributes to the execution of the Business Operating systems, by ensuring Standards and Procedures are documented and provides ideas for improvement as part of the governance cycle.

  • Confirm your corporation leads the development and implementation of operational Performance Metrics, Process Control points, and results management.

  • Secure that your group complies; partners with cross functional teams, in the application of Process Engineering principles to design and/or optimize Business Processes and overall performance.

  • Meet and consider Performance Metrics to provide Performance Feedback, through a structured process of Performance Management.

  • Be accountable for engaging in the Requirements Management process to ensure the traceability of mission requirements throughout the project life cycle.

  • Be accountable for developing and implementing a Risk Management process that helps ensure risks are identified and controlled in order to Reduce Risk to tolerable levels.

  • Be accountable for engaging in the Requirements Management process to ensure the traceability of mission requirements throughout the project life cycle.

  • Write final requirements for all product changes and work with developers to translate functional requirements into technical specs.

  • Confirm your enterprise analyzes processes to identify areas of improvement and provide appropriate analytics to facilitate business effort prioritization.

  • Drive: track and report program performance financial, delivery metrics and analysis, monthly reports, quarterly and annual leadership review, revenue change log, etc.

  • Serve as a technical and process communication liaison among strategic suppliers and your procurement, manufacturing, engineering, and quality teams to help ensure that issues are clearly understood and effectively resolved.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the SIP 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 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which SIP improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What qualifications are needed?

  2. Are decisions made in a timely manner?

  3. What are the record-keeping requirements of SIP activities?

  4. Can you measure the return on analysis?

  5. What are you challenging?

  6. Is there an action plan in case of emergencies?

  7. Was a life-cycle cost analysis performed?

  8. What are the requirements for audit information?

  9. What stupid rule would you most like to kill?

  10. How do you reduce the costs of obtaining inputs?

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 SIP book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all SIP project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the SIP project team have enough people to execute the SIP project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed SIP project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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 SIP 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 SIP project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any SIP project with this in-depth SIP Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose SIP 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 SIP 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 SIP investments work better.

This SIP 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.