Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Technology Scouting Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Technology Scouting 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 983 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Technology Scouting improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 983 standard requirements:
- What is the technique used to make business impact analysis more intelligent and what is the benefit of doing it in terms of the actions that need to be done to cope with the impact?
- Is it appropriate to create a separate database or would it be more appropriate like all other holders of information to require that data record to include information of dispute?
- How much of the increase in external market rates should be factored in the budget, considering your organizations ability to absorb the costs for the first year and future years?
- What kind of organizational structure could be set up to accommodate the combination of senior people/junior people and high-level/low-level technical activities in a project?
- How do other organizations who have already spent significantly on web analytics technology and staffing resources begin to fully appreciate a positive return on investment?
- Should the increase be distributed as an across-the-board, cost-of-living adjustment or according to employee contributions to the business success?
- Are there any special activities taken by your organization to engage with the disadvantaged, vulnerable and marginalized stakeholders?
- How does your organization maximize returns across the investment lifecycle through incubation, launch, and scaling of new products?
- What are the steps taken to procure goods and services from local and small producers, including communities surrounding place work?
- Is technology-related professional learning integrated into all professional learning opportunities or isolated as a separate topic?
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 Technology Scouting book in PDF containing 983 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Technology Scouting Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Technology Scouting project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Scope Management Plan: Is there a requirements change management processes in place?
- Procurement Audit: Are budget transfers within the general fund made for only the already stated items permitted by law and regulation?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Will all outputs delivered by the Technology Scouting project follow the same process?
- Decision Log: Who will be given a copy of this document and where will it be kept?
- Responsibility Assignment Matrix: The already stated responsible for overhead performance control of related costs?
- WBS Dictionary: Where learning is used in developing underlying budgets is there a direct relationship between anticipated learning and time phased budgets?
- Scope Management Plan: Are cause and effect determined for risks when they occur?
- Scope Management Plan: Are Technology Scouting project leaders committed to this Technology Scouting project full time?
- WBS Dictionary: Are overhead costs budgets established on a basis consistent with anticipated direct business base?
- Risk Register: How could corresponding Risk affect the Technology Scouting project in terms of cost and schedule?
Step-by-step and complete Technology Scouting Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Technology Scouting project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Technology Scouting project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Technology Scouting project with this in-depth Technology Scouting Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting 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 Technology Scouting investments work better.
This Technology Scouting 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.