Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Design methods Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Design methods 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 Design methods specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Design methods 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 Design methods improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:
- Are you failing differently each time?
- Is the implementation plan designed?
- Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Design methods strengthening and reform actually originate?
- Have all basic functions of Design methods been defined?
- How do you manage and improve your Design methods work systems to deliver customer value and achieve organizational success and sustainability?
- Are there Design methods Models?
- For estimation problems, how do you develop an estimation statement?
- Are there measurements based on task performance?
- What does the ‘should be’ process map/design look like?
- What charts has the team used to display the components of variation in the process?
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 Design methods book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Design methods 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 Design methods Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Design methods 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 Design methods 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 Design methods projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Design methods Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Design methods project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Are records maintained to show how management reserves are used?
- Cost Management Plan: Does the Business Case include how the Design methods project aligns with the organizations strategic goals & objectives?
- Probability and Impact Assessment: Is the delay in one subDesign methods project going to affect another?
- Variance Analysis: Who are responsible for the establishment of budgets and assignment of resources for overhead performance?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Are trade-offs between accepting the risk and mitigating the risk identified?
- Cost Management Plan: Is documentation created for communication with the suppliers and Vendors?
- Risk Management Plan: Do you have a consistent repeatable process that is actually used?
- Procurement Management Plan: Is it possible to track all classes of Design methods project work (e.g. scheduled, un-scheduled, defect repair, etc.)?
- Lessons Learned: How well did the scope of the Design methods project match what was defined in the Design methods project Proposal?
- Change Request: What type of changes does change control take into account?
Step-by-step and complete Design methods Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Design methods project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Design methods project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Design methods 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 Design methods 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 Design methods 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 Design methods project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Design methods project with this in-depth Design methods Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Design methods 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 Design methods 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 Design methods investments work better.
This Design methods 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.