S.M.A.R.T.: Does S.M.A.R.T. create potential expectations in other areas that need to be recognized and considered?

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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the S.M.A.R.T. 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 658 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which S.M.A.R.T. improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 658 standard requirements:

  1. How do you manage and improve your S.M.A.R.T. work systems to deliver customer value and achieve organizational success and sustainability?

  2. Is there a transfer of ownership and knowledge to process owner and process team tasked with the responsibilities.

  3. Does S.M.A.R.T. create potential expectations in other areas that need to be recognized and considered?

  4. Are customer(s) identified and segmented according to their different needs and requirements?

  5. Meeting the challenge: are missed S.M.A.R.T. opportunities costing us money?

  6. Has a high-level ‘as is’ process map been completed, verified and validated?

  7. What are the usability implications of S.M.A.R.T. actions?

  8. What about S.M.A.R.T. Analysis of results?

  9. Why is a Smart City important to You?

  10. What is a Smart City?

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 S.M.A.R.T. book in PDF containing 658 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step S.M.A.R.T. Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 S.M.A.R.T. project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Executing Process Group: What factors are contributing to progress or delay in the achievement of products and results?
  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Do you agree with some of the suggestions provided for improving S.M.A.R.T. project communications?
  3. Project Charter: S.M.A.R.T. project Deliverables: What is the S.M.A.R.T. project going to produce?
  4. Human Resource Management Plan: Are changes in deliverable commitments agreed to by all affected groups & individuals?
  5. Risk Management Plan: Does the customer have a solid idea of what is required?
  6. Schedule Management Plan: Are changes in scope (deliverable commitments) agreed to by all affected groups & individuals?
  7. Procurement Management Plan: Have the key elements of a coherent S.M.A.R.T. project management strategy been established?
  8. Activity Duration Estimates: How do you enter durations, link tasks, and view critical path information?
  9. Source Selection Criteria: What will you use to capture evaluation and subsequent documentation?
  10. Human Resource Management Plan: Is there a set of procedures to capture, analyze and act on quality metrics?

 
Step-by-step and complete S.M.A.R.T. Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 S.M.A.R.T. project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 S.M.A.R.T. project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. project with this in-depth S.M.A.R.T. Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T. investments work better.

This S.M.A.R.T. 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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