Technical Debt Toolkit

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Support the development, management or modification of program guidelines, policies and short/long range plans and/or program goals that apply to employees, contractors and/or training operations throughout a Region.

More Uses of the Technical Debt Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for planning and managing a group of related technology projects or activities in a coordinated way from inception through successful delivery.

  • Become skilled in utilizing communication and Interpersonal Skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

  • Confirm your business takes primary responsibility for working with Finance Department staff to ensure that cash receipts, investment transactions, and debt transactions are recorded appropriately in your organizations Accounting System.

  • Be accountable for managing people makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; develops subordinates skills and encourages growth; continually work to improve supervisory skills.

  • Establish: for each asset, your approach is to create a distinctive sense of place, one that authentically reflects the character of its surroundings and the people who work there.

  • Ensure optimum level of Demand Management and Capacity Planning across the groups people, process and technology as the owner of its KPIs inclusive of business and financial metrics of performance.

  • Ensure you audit; understand the needs of the engineers and technical Operations Teams who have to build, maintain, and operate the system for the life of the system.

  • Systematize: leverage Website Monitoring tools and Unit Testing to ensure you find opportunities to improve your site and increase the quality of your deployments.

  • Ensure your operation improves Customer Service quality results by studying, evaluating, and re designing processes and establishing and communicating service metrics and monitoring and analyzing results.

  • Oversee: partner with Product Management (on the product team), Delivery Teams and technology partners and key Business Partners to establish and nurture the product Development Lifecycle.

  • Ensure you are accountable for the conceptualization, planning, execution, and delivery of projects from inception to completion, related to an existing technology product or program.

  • Manage compliance to new programs, systems, Policies and Procedures by making certain expectations are communicated effectively, understood, supported and embraced.

  • Create and maintain a reporting calendar to keep leadership apprised of deadlines related to quarterly and annual reporting and organization Compliance Reporting.

  • Contribute to website development with a highly technical approach around analytics, SEO optimization, and delivery of quality traffic to the website.

  • Be accountable for developing and implementing Emergency Management standards, regulations, practices, training, and procedures to prepare for and recover from incidents.

  • Visit markets and properties to validate Business Plan assumptions, monitor property operations, and identify opportunities and issues to improve operations.

  • Warrant that your planning leads the analysis of the current technology environment to detect critical deficiencies, legacy and Technical Debt, and recommends solutions for improvement.

  • Manage: work closely with the Scrum Master and Product Owner to help address Business Needs while maintaining engineering standards and paying down Technical Debt.

  • Be certain that your group complies; others select specific services to meet Revenue Cycle needs, tapping into your expertise, scale and model Best Practices for optimized results in Key Metrics.

  • Manage Technical Debt proactively by implementing a cradle to grave application, platform and Product Life Cycle planning with forecasting events during the Life Cycle to prevent surprise investments.

  • Support Change Management efforts through Impact Analysis, Key Stakeholder identification, communications planning, management coaching, and thought partnership.

  • Manage Technical Debt to ensure your development velocity stays responsive and predictable while minimizing production incidents of your operations.

  • Develop and implement plans to scale operations and drive efficiency through a combination of automation, work avoidance/elimination, and Process Improvement.

  • Assure your group complies; this is your chance to be a part of a trailblazing organization that is making a real difference using the latest Cloud Technologies for building highly scalable products.

  • Head: advocate for change in quality, durability, and Technical Debt reduction, working directly with Product Managers, engineering managers, and other important partners.

  • Synthesize and drive Product Strategy from interactions with customers and Business Stakeholders while building and managing an actionable Product Roadmap.

  • Support thE Discovery phase to identify platform scalability opportunities and capture new requirements for platform capabilities, tooling, and documentation.

  • Maintain and enhance billing Policies and Procedures for each function in the Revenue Cycle process and ensure staff adherence to policies, procedures and due dates.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Technical Debt 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 Technical Debt improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What is the cost of rework?

  2. Do you understand your Management Processes today?

  3. Is there any existing Technical Debt governance structure?

  4. How do controls support value?

  5. How do you take a forward-looking perspective in identifying Technical Debt research related to market response and models?

  6. Can you maintain your growth without detracting from the factors that have contributed to your success?

  7. Marketing budgets are tighter, consumers are more skeptical, and Social Media has changed forever the way you talk about Technical Debt, how do you gain traction?

  8. For estimation problems, how do you develop an estimation statement?

  9. How do you engage the workforce, in addition to satisfying them?

  10. Who do you want your customers to become?

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 Technical Debt book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Technical Debt Project Team have enough people to execute the Technical Debt 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 Technical Debt 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 Technical Debt 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 Technical Debt 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 Technical Debt project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Technical Debt 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 Technical Debt 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 Technical Debt investments work better.

This Technical Debt 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.