Cloud platform Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Cloud platform 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 710 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 platform improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 710 standard requirements:

  1. Business Considerations. Business considerations include the overall organizational readiness for using cloud computing. Is the application owner willing and comfortable with a cloud platform?

  2. The strategy first calls for the project to Identify sources of value; i.e., why is the cloud platform being considered in the first place?

  3. Do you really care about the Service Level Agreement sla of your underlying cloud platform paas or iaas?

  4. Is the migration staff experienced with the technologies available on the cloud platform?

  5. Does google cloud platform provide the same type of service as amazon web services does?

  6. What external factors influence public safety broadband and how are these evolving?

  7. Is the application owner willing and comfortable with a cloud platform?

  8. Defining terms: what is a cloud platform?

  9. What is the public opinion about our services?

  10. What are the benefits of cloud platforms?


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 platform book in PDF containing 710 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Cloud platform Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Cloud platform project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Schedule Management Plan: Do Cloud platform project teams & team members report on status / activities / progress?

  2. Quality Audit: How does the organization know that the range and quality of its social and recreational services and facilities are appropriately effective and constructive in meeting the needs of staff?

  3. Quality Audit: How does your organization know that the review processes are effective?

  4. Resource Breakdown Structure: How difficult will it be to do specific activities on this Cloud platform project?

  5. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Beneficiaries; Who are the potential beneficiaries?

  6. Schedule Management Plan: Does all Cloud platform project documentation reside in a common repository for easy access?

  7. Human Resource Management Plan: Was the Cloud platform project schedule reviewed by all stakeholders and formally accepted?

  8. Closing Process Group: Does the close educate others to improve performance?

  9. Quality Audit: How does the organization know that its staff embody the core knowledge, skills and characteristics for which it wishes to be recognized?

  10. Human Resource Management Plan: Are trade-offs between accepting the risk and mitigating the risk identified?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

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


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Cloud platform 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 platform 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 platform 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 platform 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 platform 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 platform project with this in-depth Cloud platform Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Cloud platform 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 platform 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 platform investments work better.

This Cloud platform 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.

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  • 5
    Thank you, this is perfect - I will certainly be recommending Self Assessment dashboards to all - I can not wait to tell my colleagues on Monday.

    Posted by MEL F. on 5th Sep 2018

    MEL F. Change Management Professional

  • 5
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    Posted by cake.hr on 5th Sep 2018

    The Verdict: The Complete Self-Assessment package ticks a lot of checkboxes, especially for businesses testing the waters for decision making and performance enhancement and for companies that can not have a full-time professional on payroll to guide the initial implementation of their drive.

  • 5
    Super helpful.. Love how the full assessment helps me take full control of this project!

    Posted by Brett O. on 4th Sep 2018

    BRETT O. Strategist

  • 5
    Great initiative and timing to release the requirements! And thanks a lot for sharing it with us!

    Posted by Pierre V. on 4th Sep 2018

    Pierre V. B2B Product & Content Marketing

  • 5
    The Self-Assessment is a great tool to gather feedback and input from others, especially challenges, and things to watch out for. Very helpful!

    Posted by JULIE M. on 2nd Sep 2018

    JULIE M. AWS Solution Architect

  • 5
    Thank you for providing these valuable resources.

    Posted by HANS D. on 2nd Sep 2018

    HANS D. Integration & Solution Architect

  • 5
    Thank you! I have found a lot of great information in the text so far. I plan to use your book as one of our references as we build out our SDDC and gladly leave an online review.

    Posted by CRAIG T. on 2nd Aug 2018

    CRAIG T. Chief Technology Officer

  • 5
    The Self Assessment is deemed qualified, accurate and comprehensive as a Guidance that Incorporates the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

    Posted by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY (NIST) on 2nd Aug 2018

    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY (NIST)

  • 5
    This is great! Thank you. Say, do you all do consulting or certification?

    Posted by KEN W. on 5th Jul 2018

    KEN W. Managing Director