Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Magic Quadrant Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:
- What is the Magic Quadrant sustainability risk?
- Do we have past Magic Quadrant Successes?
- How significant is the improvement in the eyes of the end user?
- Has the improvement team collected the ‘voice of the customer’ (obtained feedback; qualitative and quantitative)?
- Political -is anyone trying to undermine this project?
- How do we make it meaningful in connecting Magic Quadrant with what users do day-to-day?
- Was a pilot designed for the proposed solution(s)?
- When are meeting minutes sent out? Who is on the distribution list?
- How might the group capture best practices and lessons learned so as to leverage improvements?
- Are there any constraints known that bear on the ability to perform Magic Quadrant work? How is the team addressing them?
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 Magic Quadrant book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Magic Quadrant Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Magic Quadrant project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Procurement Audit: Is there ineffective internal communication in the procurement function/unit?
- Schedule Management Plan: Is the IMS Development and Management Approach described?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Is it standard practice to formally commit stakeholders to the Magic Quadrant project via agreements?
- Scope Management Plan: Are updated Magic Quadrant project time & resource estimates reasonable based on the current Magic Quadrant project stage?
- WBS Dictionary: Does the contractors system provide unit or lot costs when applicable?
- Risk Audit: Has everyone (staff, volunteers and participants) agreed to a code of behaviour or conduct?
- Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: How does the Magic Quadrant project involve consultations or collaboration with other organizations?
- Schedule Management Plan: Have the key functions and capabilities been defined and assigned to each release or iteration?
- Activity Attributes: How difficult will it be to do specific activities on this Magic Quadrant project?
- Quality Management Plan: Are you meeting our customers expectations consistently?
Step-by-step and complete Magic Quadrant Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Magic Quadrant project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Magic Quadrant project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Magic Quadrant project with this in-depth Magic Quadrant Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant 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 Magic Quadrant investments work better.
This Magic Quadrant 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.