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The Art of Service Standard Requirements Self Assessments

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

$249.00

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

$249.00

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Public Cloud 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 627 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Public Cloud improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 627 standard requirements:

  1. What should an organization consider before migrating its applications and operating system to the public cloud to prevent vendor lock-in?

  2. Which applications are best suited for the internal data center, and which ones make sense for the public cloud?

  3. In the case of public clouds, will the hosting service provider meet their regulatory compliance requirements?

  4. Do I establish a private (or community) cloud as a staging platform as we learn more about public clouds?

  5. If PKI or symmetric keys are used to secure access to the cloud service, how are the keys managed and protected?

  6. How will the switch happen to public cloud when the private cloud infrastructure gets mixed out?

  7. What options does your enterprise have for robust data encryption in the public cloud?

  8. What is the difference between public cloud and private cloud?

  9. What access control exists to protect the data?

  10. Is the public cloud more secure?


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 Public Cloud book in PDF containing 627 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Initiating Process Group: Do you know the roles & responsibilities required for this Public Cloud project?

  2. Change Management Plan: What communication network would you use Ð informal or formal?

  3. Activity Cost Estimates: Padding is bad and contingencies are good. Whats the difference?

  4. Probability and Impact Matrix: How can you understand and diagnose risks and identify sources?

  5. Team Performance Assessment: How does Public Cloud project termination impact Public Cloud project team members?

  6. Resource Breakdown Structure: What is each stakeholders desired outcome for the Public Cloud project?

  7. Human Resource Management Plan: Is the manpower level sufficient to meet the future business requirements?

  8. Assumption and Constraint Log: Was the document/deliverable developed per the appropriate or required standards (for example, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers standards)?

  9. Project Performance Report: To what degree can the team measure progress against specific goals?

  10. Scope Management Plan: Are changes in scope (deliverable commitments) agreed to by all affected groups & individuals?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

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


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Public Cloud 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 Public Cloud 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 Public Cloud investments work better.

This Public Cloud 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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