Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Microsoft Live Labs Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:
- What management system can we use to leverage the Microsoft Live Labs experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?
- What are the dynamics of the communication plan?
- How do you select, collect, align, and integrate Microsoft Live Labs data and information for tracking daily operations and overall organizational performance, including progress relative to strategic objectives and action plans?
- What will be the consequences to the stakeholder (financial, reputation etc) if Microsoft Live Labs does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?
- Think about some of the processes you undertake within your organization. which do you own?
- What customer feedback methods were used to solicit their input?
- Who Uses What?
- Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving Microsoft Live Labs forward?
- What quality tools were useful in the control phase?
- Think about the people you identified for your Microsoft Live Labs project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?
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 Microsoft Live Labs book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Microsoft Live Labs Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Microsoft Live Labs project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Are the people assigned to the Microsoft Live Labs project sufficiently qualified?
- Responsibility Assignment Matrix: What Are Some Important Microsoft Live Labs project Communications Management Tools?
- Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Evaluate the impact of schedule changes, work around, etc?
- Milestone List: What background experience, skills, and strengths does the team bring to the company?
- Lessons Learned: How effective were the communications materials in providing and orienting team members about the details of the Microsoft Live Labs project?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Is there a formal set of procedures supporting Stakeholder Management?
- Probability and Impact Assessment: What are the levels of understanding of the future users of the outcome/results of this Microsoft Live Labs project?
- Risk Audit: Are procedures developed to respond to foreseeable emergencies and communicated to all involved?
- Change Management Plan: What type of materials/channels will be available to leverage?
- Activity Cost Estimates: Performance bond should always provide what part of the contract value?
Step-by-step and complete Microsoft Live Labs Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Microsoft Live Labs project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Microsoft Live Labs project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Microsoft Live Labs project with this in-depth Microsoft Live Labs Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs 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 Microsoft Live Labs investments work better.
This Microsoft Live Labs 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.