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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Universal Service Fund 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 652 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Universal Service Fund improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 652 standard requirements:

  1. Have the types of risks that may impact Universal Service Fund been identified and analyzed?

  2. Does Universal Service Fund analysis isolate the fundamental causes of problems?

  3. How do we keep the momentum going?

  4. Are we taking our company in the direction of better and revenue or cheaper and cost?

  5. Will team members regularly document their Universal Service Fund work?

  6. When is the estimated completion date?

  7. What is the craziest thing we can do?

  8. What is the total cost related to deploying Universal Service Fund, including any consulting or professional services?

  9. Who else should we help?

  10. What to do with the results or outcomes of measurements?

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 Universal Service Fund book in PDF containing 652 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are regulatory inspections considered part of quality control?
  2. Scope Management Plan: Are Vendor contract reports, reviews and visits conducted periodically?
  3. Procurement Audit: Is it assessed whether well-functioning markets exist for the departments services/tasks?
  4. Change Request: Has the change been highlighted and documented in the CSCI?
  5. Procurement Management Plan: Based on your Universal Service Fund project communication management plan, what worked well?
  6. Activity Duration Estimates: Are costs that may be needed to account for Universal Service Fund project risks determined?
  7. Team Directory: Process Decisions: Which organizational elements and which individuals will be assigned management functions?
  8. Source Selection Criteria: What is the last item a Universal Service Fund project manager must do to finalize Universal Service Fund project close-out?
  9. Scope Management Plan: Is PERT / Critical Path or equivalent methodology being used?
  10. Procurement Audit: Are existing suppliers that have a special right to be consulted being contacted?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Universal Service Fund project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Universal Service Fund 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 Universal Service Fund 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 Universal Service Fund investments work better.

This Universal Service Fund 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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