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Confirm your organization ensures all Internal Stakeholders (Finance, Sales, Operations, Product Management, executives) are apprised of status, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), issues, and risks and are aligned and fully engaged with the program.

More Uses of the Smart Grid Toolkit:

  • Ensure you undertake; lead customer facing Technical Engineering on assigned accounts for project delivery, deployment, commissioning, and operations in support of the Project Management.

  • Drive: of Smart Grid and innovation to help teams manage small and large scale projects of varying complexity, size and Change Management risk.

  • Confirm your organization complies; conducts design and Code Review to ensure adhere to design, oversees preparation of Test Data, testing and debugging of applications.

  • Collaborate with business team to formulate Innovative Solutions to experiment and implement advanced Data Mining techniques.

  • Evaluate: digital grid deliver market solutions that are scalable and compliant with Industry Standards for interoperability and security.

  • Perform Project Management, for the more complex projects, from inception to completion; plan, lead, organize, and control project deliverables, schedules, and budgets.

  • Perform Financial Modeling and analysis to evaluate project economics; prepare statistical, feasibility and Sensitivity Analysis.

  • Provide the pertinent data to, and interface with, the other Project Team members in the office and on site.

  • Steer: what methodology did you utilize to streamline thE Business requirements from different department/sections during a technology project.

  • Be accountable for leading technology and innovation using internal and external partnerships and Technology Scouting activities.

  • Promote Thought Leadership in Emerging Technologies from partnerships to go to market offerings, to strategy, to design and implementation.

  • Integrate the Big Data platform with the broader architectures and Enterprise Software ecosystem across your organization and industry.

  • Develop and review detailed estimates for design and development phases based on requirements and design.

  • Translate quantitative and business concepts into efficient, robust, supportable System Design and architecture.

  • Interact with business and IT users at all levels to determinE Business requirements and system specifications.

  • Achieve standard of quality and meet schedules for simulation Model Development, analytics, and reporting.

  • Arrange that your venture leads and directs resources to fulfill all contractual obligations, performance levels, and Service Levels for one or more complex customer programs.

  • Support the Analytics Team with thought provoking ideas and broader analytics know how from adjacent verticals.

  • Pilot: proactively follow Industry Trends and developments and support the weekly and quarterly communications.

  • Ensure your corporation acts as or supports the Project Management in developing Project Plans, milestones, estimates, and structure on large engagements.

  • Drive: partner with it to develop Complex Data structures and your organization Intelligence Platform for reporting end User Data mining.

  • Devise: design and develop solutions in collaboration with onsite/offshore engineering and Product Management.

  • Coordinate with clients, vendors, stakeholders, and other disciplines in support of project completion.

  • Manage work with Customer Support and system Quality Assurance departments to reconstruct defect scenarios for detailed analysis.

  • Steer: research and implement Emerging Technologies designed to address Future Challenges facing distribution system.

  • Supervise: monitor and control Project Scope, schedule, budget, risks, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with the project Management Team.

  • Head: no matter where power comes from or where it has to go, you make sure it makes its way every step of the way.

  • Manage and/or lead a team of software/solution implementation, Systems Integration, and Business Consultants.

  • Arrange that your organization participates in creating, updating, and applying internal/Industry Standards and technology in a specialized area of expertise.

  • Intervene and/or support intervention during the development of legislation and regulations consistent with the interests of your organization.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Smart Grid 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 Smart Grid improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. In retrospect, of the projects that you pulled the plug on, what percent do you wish had been allowed to keep going, and what percent do you wish had ended earlier?

  2. Is there any additional Smart Grid definition of success?

  3. What could happen if you do not do it?

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

  5. Can you adapt and adjust to changing Smart Grid situations?

  6. Has a Cost Center been established?

  7. Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Smart Grid strengthening and reform actually originate?

  8. How to cause the change?

  9. How will you measure your QA plan's effectiveness?

  10. How will you insure seamless interoperability of Smart Grid moving forward?

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

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

  • 62 step-by-step Smart Grid Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Smart Grid 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 Smart Grid project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Smart Grid Project Team have enough people to execute the Smart Grid 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 Smart Grid 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 Smart Grid 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 Smart Grid 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 Smart Grid project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Smart Grid 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 Smart Grid 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 Smart Grid investments work better.

This Smart Grid 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.