Modern Data Center Toolkit

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Move from your local data center to the cloud

 

Has your data center service organization ever considered offering a new product or service?

Is your business ready to move to the Modern Data Center?

What other third parties will have access to your data?

Why is your service being migrated to another data center?

Where Can the data center networking applications version compatibility information be found?




...Find the answers to these, and more, questions with this Modern Data Center Toolkit:

  • Optimize efficiency across your data center.
  • Address hotspots in your data center.
  • Integrate your on premises data center.
  • Choose the right contact center for your organization.
  • Measure the success of your contact center relative to your overall channel plan.
  • Catapult your contact center from good to great and from great to excellent.
  • Store and manage data within your organization.
  • Update the email address associated to your User Center profile.
  • Keep people at the center of your research.



HOW THIS TOOLKIT WORKS:

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Modern Data Center 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 992 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Modern Data Center improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. How does the programming paradigm address the division of computation between edge computing infrastructure and (remote) cloud infrastructure, and between edge computing infrastructure and devices?

  2. The data path consists of a combination of previously standardized block, file and object interfaces for which applications have been developed, and what about the control path?

  3. How to flexibly migrate computation and data between the cloud and the edge (devices, gateways) in order to balance computation, latency and power consumption requirements?

  4. If edge computing is being introduced as a result of business or operations needs, is it involved in that consideration, and who is the preferred source of the technology?

  5. As you look at building and taking advantage of a robust edge computing ecosystem, defined by a much more diverse and distributed architecture, what are the implications?

  6. Why would you need a local IIoT infrastructure with edge and fog servers, which is basically a new way of client/server computing with complementary gateway functions?

  7. Is there a part of an application that users can just execute at the edge, that is latency sensitive, requires performance or has some data sovereignty considerations?

  8. What are the right programming paradigms for specifying the management of the infrastructure and movement of data to realize the promised benefits of edge computing?

  9. Since many storage offerings today have already been abstracted and virtualized, what capabilities should be offered to claim the title of Software Defined Storage?

  10. How is a virtual network mapped into the physical network while respecting existing physical capacities of different components (links and nodes) in real time?


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 Modern Data Center book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Modern Data Center Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Modern Data Center project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Probability and Impact Assessment: What risks does your organization have if the Modern Data Center projects fail to meet deadline?

  2. Procurement Management Plan: Are the appropriate IT resources adequate to meet planned commitments?

  3. Change Management Plan: Has the target training audience been identified and nominated?

  4. Schedule Management Plan: Are Modern Data Center project team members involved in detailed estimating and scheduling?

  5. Procurement Audit: Does the procurement function/unit have the ability to negotiate with customers and suppliers?

  6. Risk Audit: For this risk .. what do you need to stop doing, start doing and keep doing?

  7. Initiating Process Group: Which of six sigmas dmaic phases focuses on the measurement of internal process that affect factors that are critical to quality?

  8. Stakeholder Management Plan: Does all Modern Data Center project documentation reside in a common repository for easy access?

  9. Activity Duration Estimates: Why should Modern Data Center project managers strive to make jobs look easy?

  10. Team Member Performance Assessment: What happens if a team member receives a Rating of Unsatisfactory?

 
Step-by-step and complete Modern Data Center Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Modern Data Center project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Modern Data Center project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Modern Data Center 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 Modern Data Center 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 Modern Data Center 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 Modern Data Center 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 Modern Data Center project with this in-depth Modern Data Center Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Modern Data Center 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 Modern Data Center 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 Modern Data Center investments work better.

This Modern Data Center 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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CONTENTS:


Checklists:


Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on CLOUD.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on DATA.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on ORGANIZATION.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on NETWORK.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on PROCESS.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on IOT.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on EDGE.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on SYSTEM.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on BUSINESS.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on SERVICE.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on APPLICATION.pdf

Checklists:Modern Data Center Checklist Report on SOFTWARE.pdf



STEP 1 Get your bearings:


STEP 1 Get your bearings:Modern Data Center Self-Assessment Pre-Filled EXAMPLE.xlsx

STEP 1 Get your bearings:Modern_Data_Center_Quick_Exploratory_Self-Assessment_Guide.pdf





STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:


STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Modern Data Center Self-Assessment.xlsx

STEP 2 Set concrete goals tasks dates and numbers you can track:Modern_Data_Center.pdf

..and the Project Management resources in 'STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy' as described above.

 

 

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