Cloud Migration Toolkit

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Design and support effective storage and retrieval of very large internal and external data sets and be forward thinking about the convergence strategy with your cloud migration; Assess the impact of scaling up and scaling out and ensure sustained data management and data delivery performance.

More Uses of the Cloud Migration Toolkit:

  • Integrate your cloud strategy practice focused on developing and executing multi dimensional cloud strategies that consider the platform, architecture, security, organizational and financial aspects of adopting cloud technologies.

  • Advance the development of accounting solutions and analytic capabilities to create a real time view of performance across your organization, support better decision making, and oversee expenses and budgeting to help your organization optimize costs and benefits.

  • Supervise your organizations deep technology expertise, broad engineering certifications, and vendor agnostic business model offer clients a strategic, cross platform, proactive approach to designing, deploying and supporting modern IT environments.

  • Defining and executing technical migration strategies by working with highly technical teams within AWS (Solutions Architects, Technical Account Managers, Professional Services consultants and Managed services partners).

  • Push forward with using your expertise in existing and emerging technologies, you integrate the best components from your own portfolio and your partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions.

  • Ensure you partner with customers, AWS Sales, Business Development and several other AWS teams to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of AWS services at scale.

  • Build a relationship with strategic accounts and engage with stakeholders, and identify customer priorities, technical objections and design strategies encompassing the entire Google ecosystem to deliver business value and resolve blockers.

  • Advance the development of data analytic tools to capture, manage and share information across your organization to identify cause and effect of different profit variables and identify new opportunities for growth.

  • Oversee and manage innovation opportunities in an optimized cloud environment that delivers automated provisioning and configuration, billing management, governance, and other foundational cloud features necessary to achieve the cost and performance value of the cloud.

  • Design and implement multi tier architecture solutions that are highly available and fault tolerant; Implement cloud computing architecture solutions that address cloud security and compliance fundamentals, deployment automation and elastic sizing of environments.

  • Design and implement multi tier architecture solutions that are highly available and fault tolerant; Implement cloud computing architecture solutions that address cloud security and compliance fundamentals, deployment automation and elastic sizing of environments.

  • Maintain responsibility for driving rational design decisions across business and technical perspectives by defining the technical strategies of a system and working closely with all stakeholders to drive technology implementation in Cloud environments.

  • Work directly with customers, migration partners and team members (DevOps engineers and developers) to determine soft dependencies, identify best methods of migration (manual and automated) and define cloud services, architecture, and environments for hosting business applications.

  • Drive cloud migration projects, security and cost controls, periodic reporting on operational and cost metrics, while ensuring best practices are implemented and manage the cloud transformation program.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Cloud Migration 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 990 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Cloud Migration improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 990 standard requirements:

  1. When considering the day-to-day management and optimization of existing applications that have already been migrated to cloud infrastructure, what type of information is/will be most important?

  2. How will the contracting organization adjust effective price in recognition of the widely disparate application migration costs and prices dependent on differing cloud platforms?

  3. What advice would contact center management staff in companies that have made the switch offer to companies considering a migration to a cloud-based contact center solution?

  4. Does the cloud solution have a cost-effective data migration process that preserves content structure and integrity and ensures uninterrupted access to critical data?

  5. Have you thought about your cloud migration strategy Ð from design, implementation and operations, to the end-to-end managed services of your infrastructure?

  6. Do you believe that recommended guidelines can be considered to be best practice to help operators protect data when migrating on to cloud environments?

  7. How will the contracting organization quantify and mitigate the application migration cost risk presented by a dependency on a single cloud platform?

  8. Have you identified which physical assets can be Colocated in a specialist data centre to free resources throughout your Cloud migration?

  9. When evaluating/planning for migrating existing applications to cloud infrastructure, what type of information is/will be most valuable?

  10. Do you use a network segregated from production-level networks when migrating physical servers, applications or data to virtual servers?

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 Cloud Migration book in PDF containing 990 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Activity Duration Estimates: Briefly summarize the work done by Maslow, Herzberg, McClellan, McGregor, Ouchi, Thamhain and Wilemon, and Covey. How do theories relate to Cloud Migration project management?

  2. Requirements Management Plan: Do you have price sheets and a methodology for determining the total proposal cost?

  3. Scope Management Plan: Is the assigned Cloud Migration project manager a PMP (Certified Cloud Migration project manager) and experienced?

  4. Quality Audit: Is your organizational structure established and each positions responsibility defined?

  5. Scope Management Plan: Has process improvement efforts been completed before requirements efforts begin?

  6. Probability and Impact Assessment: Are the facilities, expertise, resources, and management know-how available to handle the situation?

  7. Risk Audit: Are corresponding safety and risk management policies posted for all to see?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is a pmo (Cloud Migration project management office) in place and provide oversight to the Cloud Migration project?

  9. Activity Cost Estimates: Were sponsors and decision makers available when needed outside regularly scheduled meetings?

  10. Team Member Performance Assessment: What changes do you need to make to align practices with beliefs?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Cloud Migration project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Cloud Migration 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 Cloud Migration 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 Cloud Migration investments work better.

This Cloud Migration 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.