Product Architecture Toolkit

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Be accountable for reviewing and evaluating designs for alignment with overall Product Architecture; recommending and implementing changes to designs and technology to Improve Product Quality and overall interactive and interface design.

More Uses of the Product Architecture Toolkit:

  • Confirm your venture serves as technical escalation point to remove roadblocks and facilitate issue/risk resolution to ensure all portfolio and project delivery targets are met.

  • Pull off review Product Architectures for security design gaps and vulnerabilities and consult with Product Teams to remediate or mitigate Cyber risk.

  • Develop conceptual and logical application / Product Architectures based on EA reference architecture that enable IT to meet service requirements.

  • Be accountable for dealing with ambiguity effectively cope with change, shift gears comfortably, decide and act without having the total picture, comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

  • Ensure your project complies; Requirements Definition and management contributes to the selection of the requirements approach for projects, selecting appropriately from predictive (plan driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.

  • Evaluate: sufficient applications security knowledge to effectively communicate the value of your services to the client and translate that to revenue.

  • Pilot: partner with sales, Sales Operations, client solutions, and client marketing teams to communicate product performance and value for in market products.

  • Supervise: ultimate accountability for infrastructure solutions architecture enterprise wide, ensuring appropriate standards and processes are developed, established, and followed.

  • Control: own the long term Product Architecture and Technology Roadmap to improve development speed, product stability and Operational Efficiency.

  • Confirm your organization ensures compliance between business strategies, enterprise transformation activities, and technology directions, setting strategies, policies, standards and practices.

  • Confirm your planning defines and maintains a Product Architecture that offers flexibility to Product Strategy and Product Management to configure product and services solutions that meet Business Requirements of clients in the marketplace.

  • Manage the product lifecycle from Strategic Planning to tactical activities and from envisioning to market readiness, for the creation of prototypes, demos and MVP builds.

  • Guide: deep domain expertise in all things identity and application/Data Security in a Product Architecture, design and implementation capacity.

  • Develop, analyze and test thermal, acoustic and structural solutions; from concept design, feature development, Product Architecture, through system validation.

  • Initiate: review Product Architectures for security design gaps and vulnerabilities and consult with Product Teams to remediate or mitigate Cyber risk.

  • Govern: design reusable framework and curate modularized components to help accelerate the Time to Market for new business capabilities that can be leveraged across multiple business lines.

  • Manage the long term roadmap for 3D printed Product Architectures using customer insights; provide sales forecast to operations to facilitate component planning.

  • Communicate in an effective, timely and efficient manner with business owners and the Agile delivery team, ensuring the successful delivery of software during each iteration.

  • Arrange that your organization participates in and contributes to in team meetings to consider project issues, technical issues and coordination with other disciplines.

  • Orchestrate: review Product Architectures for security design gaps and vulnerabilities and consult with appropriate teams to remediate or mitigate Cyber risk.

  • Direct: design and implementation of experiments or models that explore aspects of visual perception as it pertains to Product Architecture or design.

  • Prioritize and manage backlog and implementation, ensure product execution meets strategy and requirements and refine features into User Stories and story acceptance criteria.

  • Assure your planning adopts appropriate Project Management methods and tools whether predictive (plan driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.

  • Manage work with Product Architecture to help develop roadmap for future releases based upon client demand, Emerging Technologies or current solution limitations.

  • Assure your organization provides guidance to enterprise architects in the development of architectures for complex systems, ensuring consistency with specified requirements agreed with internal customers.

  • Stay abreast of emerging practices and effectively influences change to better align rewards with your organizations People and business strategies.

  • Confirm your strategy ensures that designed or reviewed solutions conform to architectural requirements as scalability, maintainability, reliability, extensibility, usability and security.

  • Identify: Project Management takes full responsibility for the definition, approach, facilitation and satisfactory completion of medium scale projects (typically with direct business impact and organization deadlines).

  • Audit: proactively lead joint partner planning processes that develop mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones associated with a productive partner relationship.

  • Generate review Product Architectures for security design gaps and vulnerabilities and consult with Product Teams to remediate or mitigate Cyber risk.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Product Architecture 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 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Product Architecture improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What causes investor action?

  2. Will existing staff require re-training, for example, to learn new business processes?

  3. Do you know what you are doing? And who do you call if you don't?

  4. How do you verify the authenticity of the data and information used?

  5. To what extent does management recognize Product Architecture as a tool to increase the results?

  6. What creative shifts do you need to take?

  7. What will be the consequences to the stakeholder (financial, reputation etc) if Product Architecture does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?

  8. Are the assumptions believable and achievable?

  9. Is the need for organizational change recognized?

  10. Do you have an implicit bias for capital investments over people investments?

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 Product Architecture book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Product Architecture Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Product Architecture project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Product Architecture project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Product Architecture project team have enough people to execute the Product Architecture project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Product Architecture project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Product Architecture 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 Product Architecture 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 Product Architecture investments work better.

This Product Architecture All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


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