Differentiate your product from the substitutes through the means of production
Is the testing information required in component documentation?
Who should write Software Documentation?
How many employees does your organization have?
Are software tools used to support the testing process?
Do you use tools to automatically document your system?
...Find the answers to these, and more, questions with this Software Documentation Toolkit:
- Produce just enough documentation to communicate with your stakeholders.
- Find your product serial number.
- Know which quality attributes are important for your program.
- Make an impact in your team as an individual contributor.
- Productively shift some of your attention to access and use.
- Assure that your security measures are adequate.
- Need to be able to work with your information.
- Make your voice heard in plugin development.
- Handle conversion of legacy database data to your system.
HOW THIS TOOLKIT WORKS:
Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Software Documentation Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Software Documentation 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 Documentation specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Software Documentation 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 997 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 Documentation improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 997 standard requirements:
- Do you allow system software documentation, help notes, and all screens to be copied in whole or part for use in internal organization procedures and work instructions?
- Are the build processes and system architecture that software updates are as best as possible modular in nature to minimise the impact on earlier versions?
- Is your organization willing to provide a list of departments using the software and willing to provide references for specific departments upon request?
- Is it necessary to specify here how many standard interfaces will be produced, or is that a design decision that follows later?
- Has a person or organization been charged with responsibility for the preparation of development and product documentation?
- Do you have, in use, documented procedures for managing and controlling software documentation and associated revisions?
- What are the documentation requirements of a software component and how should component documentation be implemented?
- Does your system automatically update due dates for preventive maintenance actions and other non calibration services?
- Can technicians be assigned to user defined groups for segregated work schedule, work flow, and work report tracking?
- How is the access to the asset and related record keeping appropriately restricted and is it reviewed periodically?
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 Documentation book in PDF containing 997 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Software Documentation 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 Documentation Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Software Documentation 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 Documentation 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 Documentation projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Software Documentation Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Software Documentation project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Issue Log: Are there too many who have an interest in some aspect of your work?
- Variance Analysis: Are the actual costs used for variance analysis reconcilable with data from the accounting system?
- Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Who will promote/support the Software Documentation project, provided that they are involved?
- Procurement Audit: Are information technology resources (e-procurement) used to reduce costs?
- Procurement Management Plan: Are key risk mitigation strategies added to the Software Documentation project schedule?
- Cost Baseline: Does a process exist for establishing a cost baseline to measure Software Documentation project performance?
- Procurement Management Plan: If independent estimates will be needed as evaluation criteria, who will prepare them and when?
- Project Schedule: Have all Software Documentation project delays been adequately accounted for, communicated to all stakeholders and adjustments made in overall Software Documentation project schedule?
- Quality Audit: Health and safety arrangements; stress management workshops. How does your organization know that it provides a safe and healthy environment?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Does the detailed work plan match the complexity of tasks with the capabilities of personnel?
Step-by-step and complete Software Documentation Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Software Documentation project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Software Documentation 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 Documentation 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 Documentation 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 Documentation 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 Documentation project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Software Documentation project with this in-depth Software Documentation Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Software Documentation 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 Documentation 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 Documentation investments work better.
This Software Documentation 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.
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Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on SYSTEM.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on TOOL.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on PROCESS.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on TIME.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on INFORMATION.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on PROJECT.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on DECISION.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on DESIGN.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on COMPONENT.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on SOFTWARE.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on DATA.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on ORGANIZATION.pdf
Checklists:Software Documentation Checklist Report on PRODUCT.pdf
STEP 1 Get your bearings:
STEP 1 Get your bearings:Software Documentation Self-Assessment Pre-Filled EXAMPLE.xlsx
STEP 1 Get your bearings:Software_Documentation_Quick_Exploratory_Self-Assessment_Guide.pdf
STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:
STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Software Documentation Self-Assessment.xlsx
STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Software_Documentation.pdf
..and the Project Management resources in 'STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy' as described above.
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