Cloud Optimization Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Cloud Optimization 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 997 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 Optimization improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 997 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. Do you have a program in place to assess the impacts of an attack by an aggrieved employee with access to your business and customer critical data or your network?

  3. What processes do you have in place to understand the multiple impacts of a cyberattack across corporate units or of one that is combined with physical attacks?

  4. Does a risk-governance structure exist that clearly defines corporate roles and responsibilities relating to cybersecurity-risk identification and management?

  5. How does someone connect to a powered on virtual instance of a protected server or virtual machine during a disaster recovery test or actual event?

  6. Which best characterizes the influence your remote offices have on your organizations approach for managing distributed enterprise connectivity?

  7. How do contact centers go about getting scalability and flexibility that will support growing workforce without making a full jump to the cloud?

  8. Do you need to shore up your defenses by increasing financial and manpower investments, or maybe re-prioritize the use of existing resources?

  9. How else can the CISO use the right language in the right context to be viewed as a true business operator, rather than as a technical guru?

  10. What liabilities and obligations exist to internal and external stakeholders, including employees, customers, partners, and regulators?


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 Optimization book in PDF containing 997 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Management Plan: Has a provision been made to reassess Cloud Optimization project risks at various Cloud Optimization project stages?

  2. Probability and Impact Assessment: Who are the international/overseas Cloud Optimization project partners (equipment supplier/supplier/consultant/contractor) for this Cloud Optimization project?

  3. Risk Management Plan: Do benefits and chances of success outweigh potential damage if success is not attained?

  4. Procurement Audit: Is the performance of the procurement function/unit benchmarked with other procurement functions/units in the different stages of the procurement process?

  5. Team Member Status Report: When a teams productivity and success depend on collaboration and the efficient flow of information, what generally fails them?

  6. Project Management Plan: Do the proposed changes from the Cloud Optimization project include any significant risks to safety?

  7. Probability and Impact Assessment: Have customers been involved fully in the definition of requirements?

  8. Quality Audit: How do you know what, specifically, is required of you in your work?

  9. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Would it be fair to say that cost is a controlling criteria?

  10. WBS Dictionary: Are meaningful indicators identified for use in measuring the status of cost and schedule performance?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

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


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Cloud Optimization 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 Optimization 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 Optimization 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 Optimization 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 Optimization project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Cloud Optimization 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 Optimization 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 Optimization investments work better.

This Cloud Optimization 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.