Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Solution Architecture Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Solution Architecture 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 992 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Solution Architecture improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:
- Is a visualization of the product breakdown structure, including a financial sheet and planning sheet, aligned to the solution architecture, available?
- Is a visualization of the working breakdown structure, including a financial sheet and planning sheet, aligned to the solution architecture, available?
- Which combination of architectural changes should a solutions architect make to ensure that the entire process functions correctly under load?
- What relationships need to exist between transportation operators to facilitate services between and within jurisdictions?
- What does your organization do to increase the performance, privacy and the scalability of the solution?
- What should the solutions architect do to provide the monitoring solution with the required permissions?
- What cost elements are associated with different levels of data center reliability and fault tolerance?
- Can your organization enter new markets and address niche markets as quickly and cost effectively?
- How would you encourage your team to complete critical incident forms each time it is appropriate?
- What is the impact of input and output on the entire process; and how can the content be improved?
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 Solution Architecture book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Solution Architecture Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Solution Architecture project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Lessons Learned: How useful was the content of the training you received in preparation for the use of the product/service?
- Team Performance Assessment: To what degree will new and supplemental skills be introduced as the need is recognized?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Identify who is needed on the core Solution Architecture project team to complete Solution Architecture project deliverables and achieve its goals and objectives. What skills, knowledge and experiences are required?
- Requirements Management Plan: What information regarding the Solution Architecture project requirements will be reported?
- Activity Duration Estimates: What are the ways to create and distribute Solution Architecture project performance information?
- Procurement Audit: Did the chosen procedure ensure competition and transparency?
- Procurement Audit: Has it been determined which areas of procurement the audit should cover?
- Variance Analysis: Budget versus actual. how does the monthly budget compare to actual experience?
- Assumption and Constraint Log: Have Solution Architecture project management standards and procedures been established and documented?
- Team Performance Assessment: To what degree can team members meet frequently enough to accomplish the teams ends?
Step-by-step and complete Solution Architecture Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Solution Architecture project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Solution Architecture project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Solution Architecture project with this in-depth Solution Architecture Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture 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 Solution Architecture investments work better.
This Solution Architecture 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.