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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Provisioning 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 702 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Provisioning improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 702 standard requirements:

  1. With this new, full-stack approach to software delivery comes new opportunity for delay. DevOps was developed as a reaction to the long lead times required for infrastructure provisioning and integration with bureaucracy-laden ITIL processes. But what are these new sources of delay in the software development lifecycle?

  2. Will the Big Data cloud environment better support on-demand provisioning, scaling, optimization, and execution of diverse data and analytic resources than alternative deployment models?

  3. Are the SaaS provider capabilities sufficient to automate user provisioning and life cycle management without implementing a custom solution for the SaaS service?

  4. How much time are you spending on maintenance, upgrades, deployments, provisioning and management tasks versus building more valuable innovation for the business?

  5. How much time are you spending on maintenance, upgrades, deployments, provisioning and management tasks instead of building more valuable innovation for the business?

  6. Which cloud deployment model enables to provisioning the cloud infrastructure for exclusive use by organizations that have shared concerns?

  7. How can I automatically provision user accounts with cloud services and automate the process of provisoning and deprovisioning?

  8. Can your saas application provisioning system integrate with existing on-premise Identity and Access Management systems?

  9. Expose its policy engine via web services for use by third-party systems (e.g. provisioning, help desk solutions)?

  10. Can your saas application provisioning system integrate with existing on-premise identity and access management systems?


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 Provisioning book in PDF containing 702 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Initiating Process Group: How well did the chosen processes fit the needs of the Provisioning project?

  2. Decision Log: At what point in time does loss become unacceptable?

  3. Risk Audit: Do requirements put excessive performance constraints on the product?

  4. Source Selection Criteria: In Which phase of the Acquisition Process Cycle does source qualifications reside?

  5. Probability and Impact Assessment: What will be the likely political situation during the life of the Provisioning project?

  6. Probability and Impact Matrix: What will be the likely incidence of conflict with neighboring Provisioning projects?

  7. Human Resource Management Plan: How will the Provisioning project manage expectations & meet needs and requirements?

  8. Quality Audit: If the organization thinks it is doing something well, can it prove this?

  9. Cost Management Plan: Have activity relationships and interdependencies within tasks been adequately identified?

  10. Project Performance Report: To what degree will the approach capitalize on and enhance the skills of all team members in a manner that takes into consideration other demands on members of the team?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Provisioning project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Provisioning 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 Provisioning 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 Provisioning investments work better.

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

    Posted by Brett O. on 5th 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
    DAVID T. Software Consultant

    Posted by DAVID T. on 3rd Sep 2018

    Quality is a topic that is very important for me right now, and it should be important for every team. This book contains a self-assessment that can be useful for your organization to find out where you currently are. If you struggle to ask the right questions about your efforts, this book will give many of them, and a way to score your answers

  • 5
    cake.hr

    Posted by cake.hr on 3rd 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
    Thank you for the excel dashboard. It is so powerful.

    Posted by TAHAR H. on 3rd Sep 2018

    TAHAR H. Researcher at Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies

  • 5
    Thank you. I would very much like to read your publication and share my views on our blog to reach our English and Spanish customers.

    Posted by James S. on 3rd Sep 2018

    James S. Account Manager

  • 5
    Thank you, these are great!

    Posted by NATALIE F. on 2nd Sep 2018

    NATALIE F. Healthcare Information Technology Consultant

  • 5
    Thank you for providing these valuable resources.

    Posted by HANS D. on 2nd Sep 2018

    HANS D. Integration & Solution Architect

  • 5
    Just looked at the files. Impressive. Well done. I am learning.

    Posted by MARTIN B. on 2nd Sep 2018

    MARTIN B. Risks and Compliance, Vulnerability and Security Testing, Threat Detection and Response, Managed Security Services.