Amazon Redshift Toolkit

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Analyze business and system processes and recommend changes to Policies and Procedures, troubleshoot business problems, and recommend solutions, assess the impact on reporting processes, and develop Process Flows.

  • Provide end user training and Education Programs to on board and support Power Users for Business Intelligence Tools.

  • Devise: partner with Key Stakeholders to document and translate Business Requirements into Technical Requirements.

  • Ensure you inspire your people to continue to transform how the industry thinks about analytics, changing what can be done with Machine Learning, Big Data, Media, etc.

  • Connect the dots between interaction on your Digital Platforms, Marketing Efforts and Product Sales.

  • Consult with external partners and customers to provide advice and guidance on how data tools and technologies can improve operations and strategy.

  • Think strategically about business, product, and Technical Challenges in an enterprise environment.

  • Be accountable for identifying, creating, and transforming informative features based on historical and Real Time Data.

  • Conceptualize problems, apply appropriate theory, explore approaches, simulate, and implement solutions.

  • Support the process of Data Discovery by exploring and cultivating data sets and dashboard solutions.

  • Manage knowledge to map reporting output back to source systems, with the aim of achieving alignment between Business Needs, System Design, and optimal Process Flows.

  • Use Creative Problem Solving to automate the collection and analysis from available data sources in order to deliver actionable output.

  • Be accountable for partnering with customer account teams, Business Development Managers and Analytics Service Teams to accelerate Customer Adoption and revenue attainment.

  • Align to the overall Business Strategy when driving the direction of the team, projects, and processes.

  • Orchestrate: continuously think on how to improvement the Analytics Infrastructure for the team and automate processes.

  • Drive and oversee workload analysis, performance benchmarking and troubleshooting efforts with customers in environments.

  • Set up, configure, maintain and enhance proper infrastructure to support a large scale Data Analytics environment.

  • Collaborate in team Processes And Procedures to ensure timely, high quality delivery, and highly available systems.

  • Orchestrate: work closely with Product Management, sales, and Business Stakeholders to analyze data from a multitude of sources about customers migrations and how you can accelerate migrations.

  • Drive engineering and integration decisions and timelines across multiple teams and organizations.

  • Be the go to technology resource for ensuring key high profile joint sales opportunities are sourced, developed and closed.

  • Evaluate: before building complex statistical Machine Learning Models, you build simple ones you can understand.

  • Be accountable for planning and directing integration of data sources with Web Analytics and business Intelligence Tools.

  • Evaluate current BI infrastructure and identify areas where technology could be enhanced, added or replaced to create efficiencies.

  • Develop Data Models and schemas in your Data Warehouse that enable performant, intuitive analysis.

  • Control: visible IT industry Thought Leadership on relevant topics related to Enterprise IT Call Centers applications, and conversational interfaces.

  • Improve your organizations analysis, segmentation and Predictive Modeling capabilities to drive increased performance and efficiency of sales and Service Operations.

  • Develop: Customer Centric orientation as evidenced by the quality and efficacy of products, services, and support delivered.

  • Govern: customer records, transaction records, web activity records as it relates to stated requirements and Solution Design.

  • Take primary ownership for written Requirements Specifications (Business and Functional), from initial creation, through Change Management and Solution Delivery.

  • Drive positive employee relations and deliver sustainable results through being a positive team member.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Amazon Redshift 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 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Amazon Redshift improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are there any considerations to moving your existing Data Warehouse to a Cloud Environment, in order to improve performance of the overall solution or reduce cost?

  2. Does the cloud-based Data Warehouse vendor provide performance benchmarks that accurately reflect how your application will run?

  3. Are the internal Data Warehouse and open access Data Exchange / platform built on same Technology Stack or different?

  4. Is your goal is to reveal all the differences between your incumbent Data Warehouse and one built for the cloud?

  5. Is your organizations brand user by other Business Partners including suppliers, customers or even competitors?

  6. Have you implemented Business Rules and a stewardship process to identify and mitigate Data Quality issues?

  7. Why the disconnect between the wonderful promises of Big Data versus the reality of many Big Data projects?

  8. What is your organization uniquely skilled at doing or delivering across products, services and platforms?

  9. What aspects of your current system accommodate constraints no longer present with a Cloud Data warehouse?

  10. Does your organization stipulate an acceptable time for system response to a user request for information?

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 Amazon Redshift book in PDF containing 999 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Amazon Redshift Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Amazon Redshift 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 Amazon Redshift project?

  2. Procurement Management Plan: Is there a formal process for updating the Amazon Redshift project baseline?

  3. Variance Analysis: At what point should variances be isolated and brought to the attention of the management?

  4. Quality Management Plan: How does your Organization Design processes to ensure others meet customer and others requirements?

  5. Cost Management Plan: Time Management – how will the schedule impact of changes be estimated and approved?

  6. Risk Audit: Is your organization an exempt employer for payroll tax purposes?

  7. Stakeholder Management Plan: Is Amazon Redshift project status reviewed with the steering and executive teams at appropriate intervals?

  8. Source Selection Criteria: With the rapid changes in Information Technology, will media be readable in five or ten years?

  9. Cost Baseline: Is there anything unique in this Amazon Redshift projects Scope Statement that will affect resources?

  10. Human Resource Management Plan: Are Software Metrics formally captured, analyzed and used as a basis for other Amazon Redshift project estimates?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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 Amazon Redshift 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 Amazon Redshift project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Amazon Redshift project with this in-depth Amazon Redshift Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Amazon Redshift 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 Amazon Redshift 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 Amazon Redshift investments work better.

This Amazon Redshift 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.