Top 136 Gap Analysis Free Questions to Collect the Right answers

What is involved in Gap Analysis

Find out what the related areas are that Gap Analysis 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 Gap Analysis thinking-frame.

How far is your company on its Gap Analysis journey?

Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward Gap Analysis 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 Gap Analysis related domains to cover and 136 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Gap Analysis, Benchmarking, Business, Business process, Capability, Capital, Growth-share matrix, Information technology, Management, Office of Government Commerce, Operations research, Organization, PRINCE2, Production possibilities frontier, Resource allocation:

Gap Analysis Critical Criteria:

Shape Gap Analysis decisions and catalog what business benefits will Gap Analysis goals deliver if achieved.

– A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Gap Analysis models, tools and techniques are necessary?

– What are the record-keeping requirements of Gap Analysis activities?

– How to Secure Gap Analysis?

Benchmarking Critical Criteria:

Chat re Benchmarking strategies and describe the risks of Benchmarking sustainability.

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

– Are accountability and ownership for Gap Analysis clearly defined?

– Why is Gap Analysis important for you now?

Business Critical Criteria:

Study Business adoptions and be persistent.

– Has specific responsibility been assigned for the execution of business continuity and disaster recovery plans (either within or outside of the information security function)?

– Does our business continuity and/or disaster recovery plan (bcp/drp) address the timely recovery of its it functions in the event of a disaster?

– Do you measure the relational components of the alliance along with its economic benefits?

– Is there a danger that the supplier may act in an opportunistic manner over time?

– Does the business envisage the offering of services to individuals in the Union?

– What level of change can blockchain bring to your business and organization?

– How will it help your business compete in the context of Digital Marketing?

– How well does the product fit our current and planned business model(s)?

– What are some software and skills that every Data Scientist should know?

– Do we appropriately integrate Cybersecurity risk into business risk?

– What social media dashboards are available and how do they compare?

– Is Business Intelligence a more natural fit within Finance or IT?

– How do enterprise systems provide value for businesses?

– Where is the business intelligence bottleneck?

– Can your product map ad-hoc query results?

– How well did we address the hard issues?

– When to Go for a Strategic Alliance?

– Who Uses SAP Business One?

Business process Critical Criteria:

Deliberate over Business process results and find out what it really means.

– Have senior executives clearly identified and explained concerns regarding Customer Service issues and other change drivers, and emphasized that major improvements are imperative?

– Has business process Cybersecurity has been included in continuity of operations plans for areas such as customer data, billing, etc.?

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

– Do the functional areas need business process integration (e.g., order entl. billing, or Customer Service)?

– Do we have detailed information on the business process for refunds and charge backs if they are required?

– To satisfy customers and stakeholders, which internal business process must we excel in?

– How do clients contact client services with any questions about business processes?

– If we accept checks what is the desired business process around supporting checks?

– How do you inventory and assess business processes as part of an ERP evaluation?

– Do changes in business processes fall under the scope of change management?

– What would Eligible entity be asked to do to facilitate your normal business process?

– Who will be responsible for documenting the Gap Analysis requirements in detail?

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

– What core business processes drive our industry and channel today?

– What are the Key enablers to make this Gap Analysis move?

– How does the solution handle core business processes?

– What/how are business processes defined?

Capability Critical Criteria:

Track Capability quality and mentor Capability customer orientation.

– When considering our organizational capability to make desired changes, do we ask the following questions: are the staffing level, funding, and physical plant potential assets or deterrents, and to what degree?

– Are items which are not calibrated to their full capability or which require functional check only labeled to indicate the applicable condition?

– How quickly can a cloud service provider scale services and capability and is this quick enough for the requirements of the customer/consumer?

– How do interorganizational and interpersonal networks affect our strategic adaptive capability in a transition economy?

– Does the company have a log monitoring capability with analytics and alertingalso known as continuous monitoring?

– Do we have a log monitoring capability with analytics and alertingalso known as continuous monitoring?

– What is a benefit of automated site failover capability in a data center environment?

– Has the appropriate access to relevant data and analysis capability been granted?

– Do you have the capability to measure cost per lead or cost per acquisition?

– What is your leaderships capability of sponsoring and supporting change?

– What is the purpose of Gap Analysis in relation to the mission?

– What are the business goals Gap Analysis is aiming to achieve?

– Is unnecessary capability harmful?

– What is a Capability?

Capital Critical Criteria:

Guard Capital tactics and attract Capital skills.

– What are the major differences between cash flow analyses for an expansion project and those for a replacement project?

– Should analysts measure cash flows of capital budgeting projects from the viewpoint of the subsidiary or the parent?

– Can we be rewired to use the power of data analytics to improve our management of human capital?

– What are the primary distinctions between foreign capital investments and domestic investments?

– What is the appropriate treatment of recaptured NOWC in terms of computing terminal cash flows?

– Looking back, what kind of stock-price performance would you expect to see for this firm?

– Why should the capital budgeting process use cash flows instead of accounting profits?

– What is the difference between mandatory and discretionary capital investments?

– Why should corporate managers consider only incremental, after-tax cash flows?

– Why are capital budgeting decisions important to the success of a firm?

– How does a lock box-concentration banking system impact a firms float?

– What are the yearly depreciation allowances using ACRS depreciation?

– What are the various types of capital budgeting decisions?

– Which costs should be included in incremental cash flows?

– What are the six stages of the capital budgeting process?

– Are there diminishing returns to risk taking?

– How do projects get considered?

– What is a capital account?

– What are our Human Capital Needs?

Growth-share matrix Critical Criteria:

Have a round table over Growth-share matrix visions and adjust implementation of Growth-share matrix.

– In what ways are Gap Analysis vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use?

– Does our organization need more Gap Analysis education?

Information technology Critical Criteria:

Depict Information technology failures and achieve a single Information technology view and bringing data together.

– Do the response plans address damage assessment, site restoration, payroll, Human Resources, information technology, and administrative support?

– Does your company have defined information technology risk performance metrics that are monitored and reported to management on a regular basis?

– If a survey was done with asking organizations; Is there a line between your information technology department and your information security department?

– Do we monitor the Gap Analysis decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve?

– How does new information technology come to be applied and diffused among firms?

– The difference between data/information and information technology (it)?

– When do you ask for help from Information Technology (IT)?

– Why should we adopt a Gap Analysis framework?

Management Critical Criteria:

Deliberate Management tactics and arbitrate Management techniques that enhance teamwork and productivity.

– Is your firm represented by any third party firm or individual whose purpose is marketing and/or gathering assets for the firm and are compensated as such?

– Do IAM requests contain all necessary prerequisite information and have the analysis steps been performed by the requestors?

– What procedures does your intended long-term data storage facility have in place for preservation and backup?

– Are documented procedures in place for user and password management and are they monitored for compliance?

– What processes do we have in place to harvest licenses from disposed hardware?

– What password parameters have been established for companywide applications?

– What technical skills do the administrators and user individuals hold?

– How do you hold people accountable when you do not have position power?

– Consequences of Compromise What are the consequences of compromise?

– Are segregation of duty conflicts identified within iam processes?

– How can we ensure that training is done on time or done at all?

– How does Total Quality Service Effects Toward Customer Loyalty?

– Does your organization have a Project Management Office (PMO)?

– Who will be responsible for carrying out each activity?

– How do I get CRM right in a slowing economy?

– What goes under version control?

– What Tools Can I Deploy?

Office of Government Commerce Critical Criteria:

Guide Office of Government Commerce adoptions and innovate what needs to be done with Office of Government Commerce.

– Among the Gap Analysis product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

– Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving Gap Analysis forward?

– What business benefits will Gap Analysis goals deliver if achieved?

Operations research Critical Criteria:

Reason over Operations research outcomes and attract Operations research skills.

– Does Gap Analysis 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?

– Is a Gap Analysis Team Work effort in place?

Organization Critical Criteria:

See the value of Organization quality and integrate design thinking in Organization innovation.

– Having a process in place to manage identities and access to systems and applications sounds like an ideal situation. However, how can organizations ensure that people are not circumventing the process and adding their own accounts or the accounts of others without proper authorization or adherence to defined processes?

– Organizational support in providing services: do managers provide encouragement and support for collaborative activities and what is the impact on operations, documentation, billing, and Risk Management?

– Describe your organizations policies and procedures governing risk generally and Cybersecurity risk specifically. How does senior management communicate and oversee these policies and procedures?

– Consider your own Gap Analysis project. what types of organizational problems do you think might be causing or affecting your problem, based on the work done so far?

– Along with your mission, be sure to develop a clear vision. what could your organization look like with a mature data governance program?

– Does my message relay how the change will affect employees and the business in the short and long term?

– What are the organizations characteristics that appear to support better employment outcomes?

– Was your software written by your organization or acquired from a third party?

– Do we provide job skills transition programs for laid off employees. Why?

– What is your organizations history of meeting recovery time objectives?

– Is the change familiar or common to those who will implement it?

– Think about: how and why was the change introduced and by whom?

– Project Team: Who will be on the project and for which dates?

– Should organizational behavior management expand its content?

– What authority does the team have to act independently?

– Is your organization ready for an ats?

– How would proficiency be demonstrated?

– Is this a high-risk change?

PRINCE2 Critical Criteria:

Adapt PRINCE2 tactics and oversee PRINCE2 requirements.

– A lot of these decisions are based around selecting the correct level of governance and ceremony. At project initiation there should be questions such as Do we run this as a full-on PRINCE2 project or do we use some of DSDM for this?

– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Gap Analysis values?

– Do we run this as a full-on PRINCE2 project or do we use some of DSDM for this?

– Agile Project Management and PRINCE2 9 – one or the other, or both?

– Agile Project Management and PRINCE2 – one or the other, or both?

Production possibilities frontier Critical Criteria:

Win new insights about Production possibilities frontier decisions and report on the economics of relationships managing Production possibilities frontier and constraints.

– How can skill-level changes improve Gap Analysis?

– What are specific Gap Analysis Rules to follow?

– How do we go about Securing Gap Analysis?

Resource allocation Critical Criteria:

Gauge Resource allocation visions and oversee Resource allocation management by competencies.

– Is there a Gap Analysis Communication plan covering who needs to get what information when?

– How do we Improve Gap Analysis service perception, and satisfaction?

Conclusion:

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

store.theartofservice.com/Gap-Analysis-Complete-Self-Assessment/

Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service | theartofservice.com

gerard.blokdijk@theartofservice.com

www.linkedin.com/in/gerardblokdijk

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:

Gap Analysis External links:

ProjectManagement.com – Gap Analysis
www.projectmanagement.com/wikis/233055/Gap-Analysis

How to Write a Gap Analysis Report | Chron.com
smallbusiness.chron.com/write-gap-analysis-report-55720.html

Gap Analysis Template: The 3 Key Elements of Effective …
blog.udemy.com/gap-analysis-

Benchmarking External links:

Welcome to B3 Benchmarking
mn.b3benchmarking.com

E/M Utilization Benchmarking Tool – E/M Calculator – AAPC
www.aapc.com/resources/em_utilization.aspx

Building Energy Use Benchmarking | Department of Energy
energy.gov/eere/slsc/building-energy-use-benchmarking

Business External links:

Small Business Administration – Official Site
www.sba.gov

Business process External links:

Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Modernizing Business Process …
cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365

Infosys BPM – Business Process Management | BPM …
www.infosysbpm.com

What Is a Business Process? (with picture) – wiseGEEK
wisegeek.org/what-is-a-business-process.htm

Capability External links:

Core Capability Development Sheets | FEMA.gov
www.fema.gov/core-capability-development-sheets

[PDF]How to Write a Capability Statement – …
www.federalcontractingpr.com/ptac_pdf/capability_statement_2017.pdf

2018 Jeep Cherokee – Trail Rated Capability Features
www.jeep.com/cherokee/capability.html

Capital External links:

Capital Letters in Titles | More Novel by the Week
morenovel.wordpress.com/2009/07/13/capital-letters-in-titles

Capital and Lowercase Letters in Titles (Title Case)
www.grammar-monster.com/lessons/capital_letters_title_case.htm

Headline Capitalization – Official Site
headlinecapitalization.com

Growth-share matrix External links:

Growth-Share Matrix Examples – SmartDraw
www.smartdraw.com/growth-share-matrix/examples

Growth-Share Matrix – Read How to Make BCGs, See …
www.smartdraw.com/growth-share-matrix

Information technology External links:

Information Technology (IT) Industry & Association | CompTIA
www.comptia.org

Student Email | Information Technology
www.unh.edu/it/student-email

Umail | University Information Technology Services
umail.iu.edu

Management External links:

Title Management | Login
www.titlemgmt.com

Homes For Rent – Title One Management
www.titleonemanagement.com/atlanta-homes-for-rent

Title Management Group, Inc. – NOLA.com
businessfinder.nola.com/9470079

Office of Government Commerce External links:

Office of Government Commerce Website | The National …
discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C17044

Office of Government Commerce (OGC) – The National …
webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110822131357/http:/www.ogc.gov.uk

Office of Government Commerce (OGC) | Practical Law
uk.practicallaw.thomsonreuters.com/9-237-2961

Operations research External links:

Systems Engineering and Operations Research
seor.gmu.edu

[PDF]Course Syllabus Course Title: Operations Research
www.philadelphia.edu.jo/it/cs/syllabus/750471.pdf

Operations Research on JSTOR
www.jstor.org/journal/operrese

Organization External links:

Our Organization | New York State Land Title Association
www.nyslta.org/organization

PRINCE2 External links:

Certifications | ITIL, PRINCE2, MSP, RESILIA | AXELOS
www.axelos.com/certifications

How much does the Prince2 Foundation exam cost? – Quora
www.quora.com/How-much-does-the-Prince2-Foundation-exam-cost

Project Management Basics: PRINCE2 Explained – Wrike
www.wrike.com/blog/project-management-basics-prince2-explained

Resource allocation External links:

[PPT]Resource Allocation – users.business.uconn.edu
users.business.uconn.edu/bday/PMch09.ppt

[PPT]Resource Allocation – Old Dominion University
www.cs.odu.edu/~cs411/Resource_Allocation.ppt

Resource Allocation | Prose and Purpose – Inside Higher Ed
www.insidehighered.com/blogs/provost-prose/resource-allocation

140 Extremely Powerful Gap Analysis Questions You Do Not Know

What is involved in Gap Analysis

Find out what the related areas are that Gap Analysis 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 Gap Analysis thinking-frame.

How far is your company on its Gap Analysis journey?

Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward Gap Analysis 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 Gap Analysis related domains to cover and 140 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Gap Analysis, Benchmarking, Business, Business process, Capability, Capital, Growth-share matrix, Information technology, Management, Office of Government Commerce, Operations research, Organization, PRINCE2, Production possibilities frontier, Resource allocation:

Gap Analysis Critical Criteria:

Audit Gap Analysis tasks and attract Gap Analysis skills.

– What are the Key enablers to make this Gap Analysis move?

– What are current Gap Analysis Paradigms?

– How to deal with Gap Analysis Changes?

Benchmarking Critical Criteria:

Consolidate Benchmarking quality and test out new things.

– Who will be responsible for making the decisions to include or exclude requested changes once Gap Analysis is underway?

– Are we Assessing Gap Analysis and Risk?

Business Critical Criteria:

Extrapolate Business risks and differentiate in coordinating Business.

– Does the software let users work with the existing data infrastructure already in place, freeing your IT team from creating more cubes, universes, and standalone marts?

– Does the tool we use have the ability to integrate with Enterprise Active Directory Servers to determine users and build user, role, and business unit policies?

– Does the ISMS policy take into account business, legal, regulatory requirements and contractual security obligations?

– Do we understand our clients business drivers, financial metrics, buying process and decision criteria?

– Is the organization comfortable with the level of risk associated with reducing the supply base?

– How do you get from a thousand points of data entry to a single view of the business?

– What documentation is provided with the software / system and in what format?

– what is the difference between Data analytics and Business Analytics If Any?

– What are the best UI frameworks for Business Intelligence Applications?

– Can your bi solution quickly locate dashboard on your mobile device?

– Making it happen – how, how much, when and who?

– Will your product work from a mobile device?

– Are outcomes in line with business strategy?

– How is Business Intelligence related to CRM?

– What is required to present video images?

– What/how are business processes defined?

– Do you still need a data warehouse?

– Do you support video integration?

– What is your annual maintenance?

Business process Critical Criteria:

Detail Business process goals and suggest using storytelling to create more compelling Business process projects.

– Do we identify maximum allowable downtime for critical business functions, acceptable levels of data loss and backlogged transactions, RTOs, RPOs, recovery of the critical path (i.e., business processes or systems that should receive the highest priority), and the costs associated with downtime? Are the approved thresholds appropriate?

– Have senior executives clearly identified and explained concerns regarding Customer Service issues and other change drivers, and emphasized that major improvements are imperative?

– What is the importance of knowing the key performance indicators KPIs for a business process when trying to implement a business intelligence system?

– Are interruptions to business activities counteracted and critical business processes protected from the effects of major failures or disasters?

– Has business process Cybersecurity has been included in continuity of operations plans for areas such as customer data, billing, etc.?

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

– Among the Gap Analysis product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

– If we accept wire transfers what is the desired business process around supporting wire transfers?

– How do clients contact client services with any questions about business processes?

– If we accept checks what is the desired business process around supporting checks?

– To what extent does management recognize Gap Analysis as a tool to increase the results?

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

– What would Eligible entity be asked to do to facilitate your normal business process?

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

– How do we improve business processes and how do we deliver on that?

– How will business process and behavioral change be managed?

– How does the solution handle core business processes?

Capability Critical Criteria:

Read up on Capability outcomes and improve Capability service perception.

– Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration,Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organizations ability to leverage the new Gap Analysis in a volatile global economy?

– How quickly can a cloud service provider scale services and capability and is this quick enough for the requirements of the customer/consumer?

– How do interorganizational and interpersonal networks affect our strategic adaptive capability in a transition economy?

– Does the company have a log monitoring capability with analytics and alertingalso known as continuous monitoring?

– Do we have a log monitoring capability with analytics and alertingalso known as continuous monitoring?

– What is a benefit of automated site failover capability in a data center environment?

– Has the appropriate access to relevant data and analysis capability been granted?

– Do you have the capability to measure cost per lead or cost per acquisition?

– What is your leaderships capability of sponsoring and supporting change?

– Does It Fit With Our Culture, Capability And Desires?

– Can the cloud provide us a search capability easily?

– What is the logging capability for audit purposes?

– What capability are we seeking to access?

Capital Critical Criteria:

Audit Capital results and explore and align the progress in Capital.

– When using the net present value method, how does one know whether the true rate of return is greater or less than the discount rate?

– Should analysts measure cash flows of capital budgeting projects from the viewpoint of the subsidiary or the parent?

– Under what circumstances will the NPV, IRR, and PI techniques provide different capital budgeting decisions?

– What are the primary distinctions between foreign capital investments and domestic investments?

– What are the tax benefits of depreciation and how do they play into cash flow calculations?

– In what way is the NPV consistent with the principle of shareholder wealth maximization?

– What is the difference between conventional and unconventional cash flow patterns?

– What is the primary purpose of expansion projects and replacement projects?

– How does the organization define, manage, and improve its Gap Analysis processes?

– How can good capital budgeting decisions increase the value of a firm?

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

– What is the major disadvantage of the net present value method?

– What tools may be used to evaluate capital budgeting projects?

– What are the costs and benefits of maintaining inventories?

– Which costs should be included in incremental cash flows?

– What steps are involved in the capita budgeting process?

– What is one break point that a firm always faces?

– What is DCF technique Capital Budgeting?

– What is a capital account?

– What is Capital rationing?

Growth-share matrix Critical Criteria:

Have a session on Growth-share matrix goals and learn.

– Does Gap Analysis 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?

– Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your Gap Analysis project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?

Information technology Critical Criteria:

Have a session on Information technology management and define Information technology competency-based leadership.

– Does your company have defined information technology risk performance metrics that are monitored and reported to management on a regular basis?

– Do the response plans address damage assessment, site restoration, payroll, Human Resources, information technology, and administrative support?

– If a survey was done with asking organizations; Is there a line between your information technology department and your information security department?

– How does new information technology come to be applied and diffused among firms?

– Is Gap Analysis dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?

– The difference between data/information and information technology (it)?

– Have the types of risks that may impact Gap Analysis been identified and analyzed?

– When do you ask for help from Information Technology (IT)?

– Who will provide the final approval of Gap Analysis deliverables?

Management Critical Criteria:

Illustrate Management issues and create Management explanations for all managers.

– Is there a repeatable reporting process in place across the entities, so results are centrally coordinated, organized, and managed?

– Am I making the right decisions related to balancing acquisition, cross-selling and upselling and for the right customer groups?

– If we process purchase orders; what is the desired business process around supporting purchase orders?

– Are the design requirements for your facility or program established, documented and maintained?

– Do we leverage resources like the ESC2M2 or DOE Risk Management Process for Cybersecurity?

– Do you have enough of the right resources to handle projects currently in your pipeline?

– Has the approach to risk management been tailored to suit the scale of the projects?

– Does management understand principles and concepts of system engineering?

– What are the important variables that influence the group formation?

– Do you have a privacy policy and statement posted on your website?

– Is there a uniform approach for applications to enforce access?

– If there were no existing services what would we want?

– How are you addressing any ethical or privacy issues?

– Where do we stand currently against the standards?

– Explain Project Execution & Control with examples?

– Do you use any homegrown IT system for risk assessments?

– What format will be used to collect the data?

– How do we deal with change when it happens?

– What is an itam program?

Office of Government Commerce Critical Criteria:

Map Office of Government Commerce tactics and differentiate in coordinating Office of Government Commerce.

– What are your key performance measures or indicators and in-process measures for the control and improvement of your Gap Analysis processes?

– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in Gap Analysis?

Operations research Critical Criteria:

Distinguish Operations research issues and define what do we need to start doing with Operations research.

– Who sets the Gap Analysis standards?

Organization Critical Criteria:

Check Organization projects and transcribe Organization as tomorrows backbone for success.

– Which customers should we choose to serve through which channels, with which products, prices, and marketing programs, for which decision and life cycle stages, under which organization structure?

– Can we state that our organizations asset and information accessibility strategies are aligned with the core principles of effective user-access management?

– Does my message let employees know that the organization understands the range of emotions associated with the change?

– Can you easily add users and features to quickly scale and customize to your organizations specific needs?

– How many times has a flawed communications strategy contributed to a less-than-successful change effort?

– Do you have formalized processes for organizational change management within your organization?

– Is there value to the organization if the data is refreshed sooner or by other ways?

– Does my message ask for staffs help in making the change work effectively?

– What services are published in your organizations service catalog?

– Are accountable care organizations good for medical consumers?

– How central to your job is managing organizational change?

– Senior managers can move on – what happens when they do?

– Are there outside organizations that are influencers?

– Does the organization know the employee worldview?

– What assets is the organization trying to protect?

– Task Tracking: How will the project be tracked?

– Does the change involve a lengthy install time?

– How does your organization onboard new hires?

– What are Accountable Care Organizations?

– Who are your organizations customers?

PRINCE2 Critical Criteria:

Refer to PRINCE2 visions and achieve a single PRINCE2 view and bringing data together.

– What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of Gap Analysis product and process performance that are important to and directly serve your customers? how do these results compare with the performance of your competitors and other organizations with similar offerings?

– A lot of these decisions are based around selecting the correct level of governance and ceremony. At project initiation there should be questions such as Do we run this as a full-on PRINCE2 project or do we use some of DSDM for this?

– What are your most important goals for the strategic Gap Analysis objectives?

– Do we run this as a full-on PRINCE2 project or do we use some of DSDM for this?

– Agile Project Management and PRINCE2 9 – one or the other, or both?

– Agile Project Management and PRINCE2 – one or the other, or both?

Production possibilities frontier Critical Criteria:

Explore Production possibilities frontier decisions and inform on and uncover unspoken needs and breakthrough Production possibilities frontier results.

– Can we add value to the current Gap Analysis decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?

– What tools do you use once you have decided on a Gap Analysis strategy and more importantly how do you choose?

– Why should we adopt a Gap Analysis framework?

Resource allocation Critical Criteria:

Consolidate Resource allocation risks and look at the big picture.

– What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your Gap Analysis strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies?

– Who will be responsible for deciding whether Gap Analysis goes ahead or not after the initial investigations?

Conclusion:

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

store.theartofservice.com/Gap-Analysis-Complete-Self-Assessment/

Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service | theartofservice.com

gerard.blokdijk@theartofservice.com

www.linkedin.com/in/gerardblokdijk

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:

Gap Analysis External links:

Gap Analysis – From MindTools.com
www.mindtools.com/pages/article/gap-analysis.htm

Army COOL – Gap Analysis Pages
www.cool.army.mil/overview/gap_analysis_pages.htm

How to Write a Gap Analysis Report | Chron.com
smallbusiness.chron.com/write-gap-analysis-report-55720.html

Benchmarking External links:

Iowa Public Buildings Benchmarking Program
ia.b3benchmarking.com

Benchmarking (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
www.worldcat.org/title/benchmarking/oclc/38288571

Welcome to B3 Benchmarking
mn.b3benchmarking.com

Business External links:

Small Business Administration – Official Site
www.sba.gov

Business process External links:

Canon Business Process Services
cbps.canon.com

Workflow Software, Business Process Management …
kissflow.com

Healthcare Business Process Outsourcing Services | UnityBPO
www.unitybpo.com

Capability External links:

Process Capability (Cp, Cpk) and Process Performance …
www.isixsigma.com › … › Capability Indices/Process Capability

2017 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Trucks – Capability & Performance
www.ramtrucks.com/ram-2500/capability.html

www.ford.com/trucks/super-duty/features/capability
Best-in-class payload, best-in-class GCWR, best-in-class towing, best-in-class 5th wheel/gooseneck towing, and the list goes on for Ford® Super Duty capability.

Capital External links:

Capital One – Free Credit Score & Report Check with …
creditwise.capitalone.com

Growth-share matrix External links:

Growth-Share Matrix – Read How to Make BCGs, See …
www.smartdraw.com/growth-share-matrix

Information technology External links:

Umail | University Information Technology Services
umail.iu.edu

Rebelmail | UNLV Office of Information Technology (OIT)
rebelmail.unlv.edu

OHIO: Office of Information Technology |About Email
www.ohio.edu/oit/email

Management External links:

Document Management Incorporated :: Motor Vehicle Solutions
www.dmititlesolutions.com/motor-vehicle-solutions

Title Management | Firebrand Technologies
firebrandtech.com/solutions/title-management

Title Management Inc.
titlemanagement.org/profile.htm

Office of Government Commerce External links:

OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT COMMERCE – Sensagent.com
dictionary.sensagent.com/OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT COMMERCE/en-en

Operations research External links:

Operations Research Analysts – Bureau of Labor Statistics
www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes152031.htm

Operations Research (O.R.), or operational research in the U.K, is a discipline that deals with the application of advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions.
Reference: informs.org/about-informs/what-is-operations-research

Systems Engineering and Operations Research
seor.gmu.edu

Organization External links:

The Container Store: Organization, Storage & Custom …
www.containerstore.com

Our Organization | New York State Land Title Association
www.nyslta.org/organization

PRINCE2 External links:

Prince2 Foundation Flashcards | Quizlet
quizlet.com/25026153/prince2-foundation-flash-cards

Scrum Prince2 Agile PMP PMI BA Lean Training Dublin
www.althris.com

[PDF]An Introduction to the PRINCE2 project methodology by …
www.cimaglobal.com/Documents/ImportedDocuments/PRINCE2_P5_article.pdf

Production possibilities frontier External links:

[DOC]Wisconsin Production Possibilities Frontier (PPF)
www.ssc.wisc.edu/~ekelly/econ102/ps1key.doc

Resource allocation External links:

Resource Allocation. (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
www.worldcat.org/title/resource-allocation/oclc/871224290

Strategic Resource Allocation | Planning for Distinction
www.nmu.edu/sra/home

Resource Allocation | Prose and Purpose
www.insidehighered.com/blogs/provost-prose/resource-allocation