Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Infrastructure as Code 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 667 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Infrastructure as Code improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 667 standard requirements:

  1. At what moment would you think; Will I get fired?

  2. How important is the completion of a recognized college or graduate-level degree program in the hiring decision?

  3. How can we become the company that would put us out of business?

  4. How would our PR, marketing, and social media change if we did not use outside agencies?

  5. What key measures identified indicate the performance of the stakeholder process?

  6. Who needs to know about Infrastructure as Code ?

  7. What are your most important goals for the strategic Infrastructure as Code objectives?

  8. What are measures?

  9. How will you know that the Infrastructure as Code project has been successful?

  10. How do you select, collect, align, and integrate Infrastructure as Code data and information for tracking daily operations and overall organizational performance, including progress relative to strategic objectives and action plans?


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 Infrastructure as Code book in PDF containing 667 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Infrastructure as Code Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Infrastructure as Code project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Risk Audit: Are staff committed for the duration of the product?

  2. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Who can contribute financial or technical resources towards the work?

  3. Project Schedule: The WBS is developed as part of a Joint Planning session. But how do you know that youve done this right?

  4. Cost Management Plan: Is there a formal set of procedures supporting Stakeholder Management?

  5. Procurement Management Plan: Was your organizations estimating methodology being used and followed?

  6. Issue Log: Is there an important stakeholder who is actively opposed and will not receive messages?

  7. Source Selection Criteria: Does the evaluation of any change include an impact analysis; how will the change affect the scope, time, cost, and quality of the goods or services being provided?

  8. Activity Duration Estimates: Are processes defined to monitor Infrastructure as Code project cost and schedule variances?

  9. Quality Management Plan: Have Infrastructure as Code project management standards and procedures been established and documented?

  10. Stakeholder Management Plan: At what point will the Infrastructure as Code project be closed and what will be done to formally close the Infrastructure as Code project?

 
Step-by-step and complete Infrastructure as Code Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Infrastructure as Code project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Infrastructure as Code project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code project with this in-depth Infrastructure as Code Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code investments work better.

This Infrastructure as Code 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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    Posted by JOHN G. on 5th Sep 2018

    JOHN G. Principal Consultant

  • 5
    I look forward to becoming more familiar with the material and conducting the survey with my employer. So far it looks very comprehensive. Thank you.

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    RON F. Director Analytics Governance

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    ELLEN C. Enterprise Innovation: Business & Information Technology Strategist

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    Bruno C. ICT Director

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    Diego P. Head of BDA Business Unit

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    HANS D. Integration & Solution Architect