CTO: Who sets the CTO standards?

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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the CTO 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 CTO improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:

  1. Who sets the CTO standards?

  2. In the past year, what have you done (or could you have done) to increase the accurate perception of this company/brand as ethical and honest?

  3. What are specific CTO Rules to follow?

  4. In the case of a CTO project, the criteria for the audit derive from implementation objectives. an audit of a CTO project involves assessing whether the recommendations outlined for implementation have been met. Can we track that any CTO project is implemented as planned, and is it working?

  5. What error proofing will be done to address some of the discrepancies observed in the ‘as is’ process?

  6. Who defines (or who defined) the rules and roles?

  7. What key measures identified indicate the performance of the stakeholder process?

  8. Is there a small-scale pilot for proposed improvement(s)? What conclusions were drawn from the outcomes of a pilot?

  9. What is the overall business strategy?

  10. For decision problems, how do you develop a decision statement?

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 CTO book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Risk Audit: What events or circumstances could affect the achievement of your objectives?
  2. Team Performance Assessment: Is there a particular method of data analysis that you would recommend as a means of demonstrating that method variance is not of great concern for a given dataset?
  3. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree can team members meet frequently enough to accomplish the teams ends?
  4. Change Management Plan: What communication network would you use – informal or formal?
  5. Probability and Impact Assessment: Assuming that you have identified a number of risks in the CTO project, how would you prioritize them?
  6. Initiating Process Group: At which stage, in a typical CTO project do stake holders have maximum influence?
  7. Probability and Impact Matrix: What is the level of experience available with the organization?
  8. Lessons Learned: How well were your expectations met regarding the extent of your involvement in the CTO project (effort, time commitments, etc.)?
  9. Lessons Learned: How many government and contractor personnel are authorized for the CTO project?
  10. Procurement Audit: Do all requests for materials, supplies, and services require supervisors authorization?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 CTO project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose CTO 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 CTO 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 CTO investments work better.

This CTO 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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