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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Web-Scale IT 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 914 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Web-Scale IT improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 914 standard requirements:

  1. What are the basics of Web-Scale IT fraud?

  2. What are internal and external Web-Scale IT relations?

  3. What does your signature ensure?

  4. For your Web-Scale IT project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?

  5. How do we go about Securing Web-Scale IT?

  6. Who will be responsible for deciding whether Web-Scale IT goes ahead or not after the initial investigations?

  7. Has the improvement team collected the voice of the customer (obtained feedback; qualitative and quantitative)?

  8. Are team charters developed?

  9. Are documented procedures clear and easy to follow for the operators?

  10. How and when will the baselines be defined?


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 Web-Scale IT book in PDF containing 914 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. WBS Dictionary: Are Web-Scale IT projected overhead costs in each pool and the associated direct costs used as the basis for establishing interim rates for allocating overhead to contracts?

  2. Executing Process Group: How is Web-Scale IT project performance information created and distributed?

  3. Stakeholder Management Plan: Has the scope management document been updated and distributed to help prevent scope creep?

  4. Formal Acceptance: What are the requirements against which to test, Who will execute?

  5. Change Management Plan: How will the stakeholders share information and transfer knowledge?

  6. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: Based on your Web-Scale IT project communication management plan, what worked well?

  7. Schedule Management Plan: Is the Steering Committee active in Web-Scale IT project oversight?

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

  9. Change Request: Will all change requests and current status be logged?

  10. Contractor Status Report: Who canÊlist a Web-Scale IT projectÊas company experience, the company or a previous employee of the company?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Web-Scale IT project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Web-Scale IT 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 Web-Scale IT 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 Web-Scale IT investments work better.

This Web-Scale IT 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
    This is great!

    Posted by GREG C, on 3rd Sep 2018

    GREG C. CEO Managed Service Provider

  • 5
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    Posted by James S. on 3rd Sep 2018

    James S. Account Manager

  • 5
    JUNE M. Vice President Information Technology, Human Resources and Administrative Services

    Posted by JUNE M. on 2nd Sep 2018

    I would love to have a conversation with you, at the moment I am preparing for our annual IT Conference, which I might add, we could have used you as a presenter!

  • 5
    Thank you. We will be offering your self assessment as a subject for our master students from autumn onwards.

    Posted by Christine R. on 2nd Sep 2018

    Christine R. University Officer

  • 5
    Thank you again for sharing your expertise with us.

    Posted by Ken W. on 5th Aug 2018

    Ken W. Publisher & VP, Sales and Marketing

  • 5
    Spot on, thank you. Will study your book to help my clients.

    Posted by WALTER H. on 5th Aug 2018

    WALTER H. Business Coach

  • 5
    The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Canada

    Posted by The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Canada on 4th Aug 2018

    I would like to extend my sincere appreciation. I would also like to thank you for your service in promoting business continuity practices. I wish you every success in your work.

  • 5
    Super helpful.. Love how the full assessment helps me take full control of this project!

    Posted by Brett O. on 4th Aug 2018

    BRETT O. Strategist

  • 5
    Thank you for the excel dashboard. It is so powerful.

    Posted by TAHAR H. on 4th Aug 2018

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