Standard Work Toolkit

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Security DevOps integrating secure development best practices and methodologies into development and deployment processes; response and recover to Security Incidents using a Standard Workflow that limits damage and reduces recovery time and cost.

More Uses of the Standard Work Toolkit:

  • Drive: Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, transactional Process Improvement, Kaizen, 5S, Problem Solving, and visual and daily management.

  • Develop calibration and maintenance Standard Work and drive standardization of KPIs and Metrics related to the Equipment Calibration and Maintenance processes.

  • Pilot: cellular flow, line balancing, Standard Work, 5S, material and information flow, total productive maintenance, quick change over.

  • Make sure that your design participates in the development of operating goals and objectives for the unit; recommends, implements, and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations, as appropriate to the unit.

  • Be actively involved with improvements to the Standard Work process, evaluating potential poor ergonomic conditions through Change Management processes.

  • Be accountable for creating, communicating, and maintaining Quality Control policies and Standard Work procedures to Area Managers and associates.

  • Formulate: direct your organization in meaningful strategy deployment, leader Standard Work and other core elements of an Operating model/management system.

  • Evaluate: work effectively with production and support functions to translate Process Improvement findings into sustainable improvements and Standard Work.

  • Develop and maintain Standard Work, Operation Sheets and Process Sheets for equipment and processes used in Additive Manufacturing.

  • Develop Processes And Systems to achieve metrics, often requiring scrappy solutions to temporarily overcome technical limitations.

  • Control: work is performed in a traditional warehousing type environment and picking parts according to customer order and placing parts in work areas.

  • Manage work with operations leaders to ensure that work instructions, Standard Work and training material are updated as processes are improved.

  • Develop: an interpreter can be assigned to work primarily with a single employee for all or part of work days, permanently or temporarily.

  • Develop new methodologies, equipment and capabilities to characterize and qualify materials and components, along with associated Standard Work.

  • Develop and maintain Standard Work instruction and procedures for other control engineers or users of the control Systems Designed to minimize safety related issues caused by human error, and to improve consistency and efficiency of work performed.

  • Supervise the quality group in development and implementation of process flow, control plans, PFMEA, and Standard Work for early product/process development.

  • Ensure compliance with standard processes and tools, supports the value stream team to develop and follow the personal Standard Work (leaders and associates), yielding a culture of system, process and behavior discipline to get results.

  • Develop: coach key contributors on developing a highly effective daily management process focused on management through mission control, creation of flow, adherence to Standard Work, and solid implementation of rigorous Problem Solving.

  • Utilize Lean Manufacturing methodologies in daily Standard Work to drive improvements in safety, quality, and overall line performance.

  • Assure your team recommends the purchase of training materials or participates in the development of safety and environmental training programs for managers, supervisors and employees.

  • Establish and mature the Lean Management System (tiered daily management systems, Gemba Walks, and leader Standard Work) and other coaching tools to transform the culture.

  • Drive Operational Excellence best practices, as daily management, Standard Work, 5S workplace organization and effective Problem Solving.

  • Collaborate and Mitigate Risk with the team by developing protocol and Standard Work to ensure continuity of processes in emergency scenarios.

  • Create the basis for Continuous Improvement and employee empowerment by ensuring that Standard Work processes are followed, countermeasures implemented and the area is compliant with safety requirements.

  • Assure your project maintains Standard Work and incorporate the latest technologies and standard methodologies to amplify communications and improve current practices.

  • Develop and maintain Quality Standards of excellence, Policies and Procedures, Standard Workflows, and best practices for ensuring the security, quality and integrity, and availability of data.

  • Confirm your design participates in the generation of the program resources and in the design and development of the program operating goals, objectives, and protocols.

  • Confirm you direct; build and fulfill requirements needed; work closely with engineering, quality, and shipping department to ensure product is completed and shipped on time.

  • Assure your strategy supports the value stream team to develop and follow personal Standard Work, yielding a culture of system, process, and behavior discipline to get results using lean principles.

  • Manage work with other warehouse team members to ensure timely receipt of material from suppliers, move material to storage, pick material for customer orders, pack customer orders and performs shipping activities.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Standard Work 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 Standard Work improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What could cause you to change course?

  2. What can be used to verify compliance?

  3. Whom do you really need or want to serve?

  4. What are the success criteria that will indicate that Standard Work objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?

  5. Who will determine interim and final deadlines?

  6. Do you need to do a usability evaluation?

  7. What counts that you are not counting?

  8. What measurements are being captured?

  9. Is any Standard Work documentation required?

  10. Are you aware of what could cause a problem?

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

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

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

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Standard Work project team have enough people to execute the Standard Work 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 Standard Work 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 Standard Work 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 Standard Work 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 Standard Work project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Standard Work 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 Standard Work 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 Standard Work investments work better.

This Standard Work 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.