Investigate automation tools (Ansible, Vagrant) to speed up the process or make a more efficient release and Deployment management process.
More Uses of the Ansible Toolkit:
- Ensure you introduce; good knowledge on automation technologies and tools (Ansible, Kubernetes, Python).
- Evaluate: network deployment and operations automation Ansible, zero touch provisioning (ztp).
- Use Ansible to monitor servers and automate maintenance functions.
- Be accountable for using your coding expertise in Ansible/Python, automate firewall Policy Management.
- Ensure you accumulate; lead with knowledge on Ansible to automate deployment.
- Ensure you head; and using Ansible a software provisioning, Configuration Management, and application deployment tool.
- Arrange that your organization complies; DevOps technologies as Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible.
- Systematize: Ansible playbook based network device configuration/operation.
- Drive: implement automation of database operations like upgrades and patching using Ansible technology.
- Drive: automation and Configuration Management using Ansible.
- Automate common tasks, Virtual Machines, configure systems using tools as Ansible.
- Methodize: Ansible based provisioning/configuration.
- Drive: Configuration Management with Ansible, etc.
- Identify: creation of scripts for Network Operations using Ansible or Python.
- Manage work on Ansible modules and Configuration Management.
- Ensure you officiate; automated system builds using DevOps technologies Ansible, Puppet, or similar.
- Manage knowledge/exposure to Ansible Playbook.
- Devise: Configuration Management with Ansible.
Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Ansible Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Ansible 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 Ansible specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Ansible 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 Ansible improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:
- What assumptions are made about the solution and approach?
- What is your organizations process which leads to recognition of value generation?
- Who are the people involved in developing and implementing Ansible?
- What Ansible standards are applicable?
- Does the goal represent a desired result that can be measured?
- How are measurements made?
- Who needs what information?
- How important is Ansible to the user organizations mission?
- Are missed Ansible opportunities costing your organization money?
- Who is on the team?
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 Ansible book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Ansible 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 Ansible Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Ansible 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 Ansible 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 Ansible projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Ansible Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Ansible project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?
- Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?
- Project Scope Statement: Will all Ansible project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?
- Closing Process Group: Did the Ansible project team have enough people to execute the Ansible project plan?
- Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?
- Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Ansible project plan (variances)?
- Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?
- Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?
- Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?
- Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?
Step-by-step and complete Ansible Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Ansible project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Ansible Project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Ansible 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 Ansible 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 Ansible 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 Ansible project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Ansible project with this in-depth Ansible Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Ansible 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 Ansible 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 Ansible investments work better.
This Ansible 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.