Supply Chain Analytics Toolkit

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Increase your efficiency, empower your teams, and upgrade your processes effectively with easy access to this practical Supply Chain Analytics Toolkit and guide. Using best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans, and maturity diagnostics to address common challenges for any project related to Supply Chain Analytics.

With the Toolkit you will be guided from idea to implementation results in just Three Easy Steps.

Contained within the Toolkit are the following practical, powerful enablers with new and updated Supply Chain Analytics-specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Supply Chain Analytics 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 996 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Supply Chain Analytics improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 996 standard requirements:

  1. Do you currently employ business analysts, data analysts, data scientists or similar in the handling of logistics and supply chain information in your organization?

  2. Do you have a sustainable strategy, reflected in product design and packaging, collaboration with customer initiatives and supplier compliance programs?

  3. Has market analysis been conducted that supports the supply chains ability to make any required changes to deliver the expected outcomes and benefits?

  4. How might accelerating client changes in supply chain management, lean business practices and strict procurement procedures impact the legal sector?

  5. Which strategies/tactics does your organization use to mitigate the impact of potential supply or demand chain risks, and how effective are?

  6. How spend analysis can reduce total supply chain costs, improve compliance, and enhance supply management productivity and performance?

  7. How are predictive analytics and big data influencing supply chain strategies to exceed ever increasing customer expectations?

  8. Will the multi-project resource analysis consider the effect other projects will have on the supply of internal resources?

  9. Are there any outside influences like supply of natural resources that impact your organizations growth and development?

  10. How do big data and predictive analytics increase the supply chain and intelligent transportation systems performance?


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 Supply Chain Analytics book in PDF containing 996 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Supply Chain Analytics Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Supply Chain Analytics project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Change Request: How are changes requested (forms, method of communication)?

  2. Closing Process Group: Just how important is your work to the overall success of the Supply Chain Analytics project?

  3. Earned Value Status: Verification is a process of ensuring that the developed system satisfies the stakeholders agreements and specifications; Are you building the product right? What do you verify?

  4. Quality Management Plan: How does your organization measure customer satisfaction/dissatisfaction?

  5. Procurement Audit: Are the rules for automatic payment in computer programs approved by management prior to implementation?

  6. Requirements Management Plan: Controlling Supply Chain Analytics project requirements involves monitoring the status of the Supply Chain Analytics project requirements and managing changes to the requirements. Who is responsible for monitoring and tracking the Supply Chain Analytics project requirements?

  7. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree will the team ensure that all members equitably share the work essential to the success of the team?

  8. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Participatory approach: how will key stakeholders participate in the Supply Chain Analytics project?

  9. Team Member Performance Assessment: To what degree will new and supplemental skills be introduced as the need is recognized?

  10. Activity Duration Estimates: How could you define throughput and how would your organization benefit from maximizing it?

 
Step-by-step and complete Supply Chain Analytics Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Supply Chain Analytics project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Supply Chain Analytics 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 Supply Chain Analytics 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 Supply Chain Analytics investments work better.

This Supply Chain Analytics 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.