Software Development Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Software Development 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 Software Development improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 993 standard requirements:

  1. How does the evolution of tacit and explicit knowledge in a software development project affect individual and group decision making and outcomes?

  2. Can tacit and explicit knowledge be better harnessed through the development of a conceptual model for use in software development projects?

  3. Does the metric accurately measure the software development process activity it is intended to measure and provide a meaningful status?

  4. Does your outsourcing contract position each organization as participants in a transaction or as partners in software development?

  5. Do you monitor profitability/analysis by Business Line or Function or Job or Revenue category or Employee or Customer or Industry?

  6. How do you collaborate with vendors exchange information, define requirements, conduct negotiation, and create new contracts?

  7. Does the solution include ideation, roadmap development, tracking and other features that support the development lifecycle?

  8. Do you trust the leadership and the other team members enough to collaborate, rather than always insist on your way?

  9. Can tacit and explicit knowledge be recognized and harnessed by a conceptual model in software development projects?

  10. Is the level of cost reporting adequate for cos fit control and reporting of the software development effort?


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 Software Development book in PDF containing 993 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Team Performance Assessment: What structural changes have you made or are you preparing to make?

  2. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: All cwbs elements specified for external reporting?

  3. Network Diagram: What must be completed before an activity can be started?

  4. Quality Audit: Has a written procedure been established to identify devices during all stages of receipt, reconditioning, distribution and installation so that mix-ups are prevented?

  5. Quality Management Plan: List your organizations customer contact standards that employees are expected to maintain. How are corresponding standards measured?

  6. Project Scope Statement: What are the possible consequences should a risk come to occur?

  7. Human Resource Management Plan: Are Software Development project leaders committed to this Software Development project full time?

  8. WBS Dictionary: Do procedures specify under what circumstances replanning of open work packages may occur, and the methods to be followed?

  9. WBS Dictionary: Is the anticipated (firm and potential) business base Software Development projected in a rational, consistent manner?

  10. Activity Duration Estimates: Do Software Development project team members work in the same physical location to enhance team performance?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Software Development project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Software Development 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 Software Development 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 Software Development investments work better.

This Software Development 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.