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The Art of Service Standard Requirements Self Assessments

System Center Essentials Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:

  1. Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your System Center Essentials project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?

  2. You may have created your customer policies at a time when you lacked resources, technology wasnt up-to-snuff, or low service levels were the industry norm. Have those circumstances changed?

  3. What would you recommend your friend do if he/she were facing this dilemma?

  4. Are task requirements clearly defined?

  5. How is business? Why?

  6. What key inputs and outputs are being measured on an ongoing basis?

  7. Do we combine technical expertise with business knowledge and System Center Essentials Key topics include lifecycles, development approaches, requirements and how to make a business case?

  8. Are there any specific expectations or concerns about the System Center Essentials team, System Center Essentials itself?

  9. What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your System Center Essentials strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies?

  10. Have benefits been optimized with all key stakeholders?


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 System Center Essentials book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. WBS Dictionary: Are overhead cost budgets (or System Center Essentials projections) established on a facility-wide basis at least annually for the life of the contract?

  2. Change Management Plan: Do the proposed users have access to the appropriate documentation?

  3. Activity Duration Estimates: A System Center Essentials project manager has received activity duration estimates from his team. Which does he need in order to complete schedule development?

  4. Team Operating Agreement: Do you upload presentation materials in advance and test the technology?

  5. Schedule Management Plan: What tools and techniques will be used to estimate activity durations?

  6. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: How well did the chosen processes fit the needs of the System Center Essentials project?

  7. Assumption and Constraint Log: Does the document/deliverable meet general requirements (for example, statement of work) for all deliverables?

  8. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Who is directly responsible for decisions on issues important to the System Center Essentials project?

  9. Procurement Audit: Are behaviour modification applied to change procurement of goods and services if procurement is not functioning properly?

  10. Change Management Plan: What are you trying to achieve as a result of communication?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 System Center Essentials project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose System Center Essentials 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 System Center Essentials 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 System Center Essentials investments work better.

This System Center Essentials 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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