switchover Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:

  1. What key inputs and outputs are being measured on an ongoing basis?

  2. What problems are you facing and how do you consider switchover will circumvent those obstacles?

  3. Is the gap/opportunity displayed and communicated in financial terms?

  4. Does switchover systematically track and analyze outcomes for accountability and quality improvement?

  5. Who are the switchover improvement team members, including Management Leads and Coaches?

  6. Do we effectively measure and reward individual and team performance?

  7. Is there a critical path to deliver switchover results?

  8. What particular quality tools did the team find helpful in establishing measurements?

  9. What key stakeholder process output measure(s) does switchover leverage and how?

  10. How would you define the culture here?


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 switchover book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step switchover Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 switchover project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Requirements Documentation: Have the benefits identified with the system being identified clearly?

  2. Procurement Audit: Are there regular accounting reconciliations of contract payments, transactions and inventory?

  3. Change Management Plan: Clearly articulate the overall business benefits of the switchover project -why are you doing this now?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: Contradictory information between different documents?

  5. Scope Management Plan: Are the switchover project team members located locally to the users/stakeholders?

  6. Issue Log: Are the stakeholders getting the information they need, are they consulted, are their concerns addressed?

  7. Probability and Impact Matrix: What will be the likely political situation during the life of the switchover project?

  8. Variance Analysis: Who are responsible for the establishment of budgets and assignment of resources for overhead performance?

  9. Procurement Management Plan: Does a documented switchover project organizational policy & plan (i.e. governance model) exist?

  10. Team Performance Assessment: Does more radicalness mean more perceived benefits?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 switchover project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose switchover 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 switchover 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 switchover investments work better.

This switchover 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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