Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Means-ends analysis Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Means-ends analysis related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Means-ends analysis specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Means-ends analysis 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 716 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Means-ends analysis improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 716 standard requirements:

  1. Are team charters developed?

  2. Are you taking your company in the direction of better and revenue or cheaper and cost?

  3. Is there regularly 100% attendance at the team meetings? If not, have appointed substitutes attended to preserve cross-functionality and full representation?

  4. Is the current ‘as is’ process being followed? If not, what are the discrepancies?

  5. Do we combine technical expertise with business knowledge and Means-ends analysis Key topics include lifecycles, development approaches, requirements and how to make a business case?

  6. Does the Means-ends analysis task fit the client’s priorities?

  7. How are measurements made?

  8. What would be the goal or target for a Means-ends analysis’s improvement team?

  9. Is there a documented and implemented monitoring plan?

  10. Consider your own Means-ends analysis project. what types of organizational problems do you think might be causing or affecting your problem, based on the work done so far?

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 Means-ends analysis book in PDF containing 716 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Project Performance Report: To what degree do team members articulate the team’s work approach?
  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Why is activity definition the first process involved in Means-ends analysis project time management?
  3. Source Selection Criteria: What is cost analysis and when should it be performed?
  4. Probability and Impact Assessment: Are requirements fully understood by the software engineering team and customers?
  5. Procurement Audit: Are unsuccessful companies informed why their tender failed?
  6. Lessons Learned: Overall, how effective were the efforts to prepare you and your organization for the impact of the product/service of the Means-ends analysis project?
  7. Risk Management Plan: Is the customer technically sophisticated in the product area?
  8. Probability and Impact Matrix: Have you ascribed a level of confidence to every critical technical objective?
  9. Project Scope Statement: Have you been able to thoroughly document the Means-ends analysis projects assumptions and constraints?
  10. Cost Management Plan: Are the Means-ends analysis project team members located locally to the users/stakeholders?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Means-ends analysis project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Means-ends analysis 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 Means-ends analysis 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 Means-ends analysis investments work better.

This Means-ends analysis All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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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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