Advanced Technology: How can we best use all of our knowledge repositories to enhance learning and sharing?

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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Advanced Technology 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 620 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Advanced Technology improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 620 standard requirements:

  1. Does the Advanced Technology task fit the client’s priorities?

  2. What tools were used to tap into the creativity and encourage ‘outside the box’ thinking?

  3. If our company went out of business tomorrow, would anyone who doesn’t get a paycheck here care?

  4. How would one define Advanced Technology leadership?

  5. Is a solution implementation plan established, including schedule/work breakdown structure, resources, risk management plan, cost/budget, and control plan?

  6. How can we best use all of our knowledge repositories to enhance learning and sharing?

  7. What will be measured?

  8. Who is going to care?

  9. What specifically is the problem? Where does it occur? When does it occur? What is its extent?

  10. Do those selected for the Advanced Technology team have a good general understanding of what Advanced Technology is all about?

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 Advanced Technology book in PDF containing 620 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Lessons Learned: How effectively and timely was the organizational change impact identified and planned for?
  2. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are non-critical path items updated and agreed upon with the teams?
  3. Team Operating Agreement: Has the appropriate access to relevant data and analysis capability been granted?
  4. Source Selection Criteria: Do you ensure you evaluate what you asked for, not what you want to see or expect to see?
  5. Procurement Audit: Are there systems for recording and managing stocks (where part of contract)?
  6. Schedule Management Plan: Does the Advanced Technology project have quality set of schedule BOEs?
  7. Activity Duration Estimates: Are Advanced Technology project results verified and Advanced Technology project documents archived?
  8. Risk Management Plan: Is the necessary data being captured and is it complete and accurate?
  9. Closing Process Group: Will the Advanced Technology project deliverable(s) replace a current asset or group of assets?
  10. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Are significant decision points, constraints, and interfaces identified as key milestones?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Advanced Technology project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Advanced Technology project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Advanced Technology 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 Advanced Technology 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 Advanced Technology 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 Advanced Technology project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Advanced Technology project with this in-depth Advanced Technology Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Advanced Technology 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 Advanced Technology 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 Advanced Technology investments work better.

This Advanced Technology 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.

Top 53 Advanced Technology Group ATG Questions to Grow

What is involved in Advanced Technology

Find out what the related areas are that Advanced Technology connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Advanced Technology thinking-frame.

How far is your company on its Advanced Technology Group ATG journey?

Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward Advanced Technology Group ATG leadership. Learn your strongest and weakest areas, and what you can do now to create a strategy that delivers results.

To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information.

Start the Checklist

Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Advanced Technology related domains to cover and 53 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Advanced Technology, AT attachment, AT bus, AT form factor, AT keyboard, Advanced Technology & Education Park, Advanced Technology Development Center, Advanced Technology Development Facility, Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope, Advanced Technology Program, Advanced steam technology, High technology, IBM Personal Computer/AT:

Advanced Technology Critical Criteria:

Familiarize yourself with Advanced Technology decisions and revise understanding of Advanced Technology architectures.

– What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective Advanced Technology leader?

– How likely is the current Advanced Technology plan to come in on schedule or on budget?

– What are current Advanced Technology Paradigms?

AT attachment Critical Criteria:

Adapt AT attachment leadership and maintain AT attachment for success.

– Can Management personnel recognize the monetary benefit of Advanced Technology?

– Are there Advanced Technology problems defined?

– What are our Advanced Technology Processes?

AT bus Critical Criteria:

Derive from AT bus adoptions and ask what if.

– Does Advanced Technology include applications and information with regulatory compliance significance (or other contractual conditions that must be formally complied with) in a new or unique manner for which no approved security requirements, templates or design models exist?

– What business actions correspond to the deletion of the data and is it considered part of a business record?

– How do we know that any Advanced Technology analysis is complete and comprehensive?

– What business actions correspond to the creation and modification of the data?

– What business process supports the entry and validation of the data?

– What business benefits will Advanced Technology goals deliver if achieved?

– What business outcomes do you expect DevOps practices to deliver?

– What business intelligence systems are available?

– Who sets the Advanced Technology standards?

– To what business category does the company belong to?

– What business challenges did you face?

AT form factor Critical Criteria:

Be clear about AT form factor strategies and gather practices for scaling AT form factor.

– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a Advanced Technology process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the Advanced Technology process available?

– How do your measurements capture actionable Advanced Technology information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?

AT keyboard Critical Criteria:

Think about AT keyboard management and maintain AT keyboard for success.

– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Advanced Technology values?

– What threat is Advanced Technology addressing?

Advanced Technology & Education Park Critical Criteria:

Drive Advanced Technology & Education Park failures and integrate design thinking in Advanced Technology & Education Park innovation.

– Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving Advanced Technology forward?

– Meeting the challenge: are missed Advanced Technology opportunities costing us money?

– What are the usability implications of Advanced Technology actions?

Advanced Technology Development Center Critical Criteria:

Align Advanced Technology Development Center tactics and reinforce and communicate particularly sensitive Advanced Technology Development Center decisions.

– What are the Key enablers to make this Advanced Technology move?

– Do we have past Advanced Technology Successes?

– Are there Advanced Technology Models?

Advanced Technology Development Facility Critical Criteria:

Study Advanced Technology Development Facility risks and triple focus on important concepts of Advanced Technology Development Facility relationship management.

– How can we incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of Advanced Technology into the services that we provide?

– What knowledge, skills and characteristics mark a good Advanced Technology project manager?

– To what extent does management recognize Advanced Technology as a tool to increase the results?

Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope Critical Criteria:

Adapt Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope projects and arbitrate Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope techniques that enhance teamwork and productivity.

– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a Advanced Technology project?

– How do we Identify specific Advanced Technology investment and emerging trends?

– How to deal with Advanced Technology Changes?

Advanced Technology Program Critical Criteria:

Dissect Advanced Technology Program engagements and stake your claim.

– Do those selected for the Advanced Technology team have a good general understanding of what Advanced Technology is all about?

– What vendors make products that address the Advanced Technology needs?

– How is the value delivered by Advanced Technology being measured?

Advanced steam technology Critical Criteria:

Start Advanced steam technology issues and assess and formulate effective operational and Advanced steam technology strategies.

– What are the short and long-term Advanced Technology goals?

– Which Advanced Technology goals are the most important?

– How would one define Advanced Technology leadership?

High technology Critical Criteria:

Inquire about High technology projects and drive action.

– What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Advanced Technology process?

– Are we Assessing Advanced Technology and Risk?

IBM Personal Computer/AT Critical Criteria:

Weigh in on IBM Personal Computer/AT goals and intervene in IBM Personal Computer/AT processes and leadership.

– What are the disruptive Advanced Technology technologies that enable our organization to radically change our business processes?

– How do we ensure that implementations of Advanced Technology products are done in a way that ensures safety?

– How do we make it meaningful in connecting Advanced Technology with what users do day-to-day?


This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the Advanced Technology Group ATG Self Assessment:

Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service |

Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.

External links:

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:

Advanced Technology External links:

Mainstream Engineering – Solutions Through Advanced Technology

Advanced Technology International (ATI) – ATI

About – Advanced Technology Services, Inc.

AT attachment External links:

What is ATA (AT Attachment)? – Computer Hope

[PDF]More than man’s best friend: A look at attachment …

How is ANSI AT Attachment abbreviated? – …

AT form factor External links:

cwfalcontech – AT Form Factor

AT keyboard External links:

NAK | ‬‬‫‬‭‮‪‫‬‭‮҉Nursing at Keyboard

At Keyboard | eBay

What is an AT Keyboard? Webopedia Definition

Advanced Technology Development Center External links:

Advanced Technology Development Center Current …

Team – Advanced Technology Development Center

Portfolio – Advanced Technology Development Center

Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope External links:

Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope

Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope …

Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope …

Advanced Technology Program External links:

[PDF]GPS and RFID Advanced Technology Program – NIST Advanced Technology Program

Advanced steam technology External links:

Technical Information – Advanced Steam Technology

Advanced Steam Technology Company LLC v. Maxi …

Conair ExtremeSteam Advanced Steam Technology …

High technology External links:

MINITUBES – Small tubes, high technology – Custom made

Application — High Technology High School

Bosello High Technology – Industrial x-ray