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Use your knowledge platform as a service offerings in the market, cloud Application Architecture and best practices, Api Management, Microservices, DevOps, Data Modernization and cloud integration suites to advise your clients on the Hybrid Cloud journey and multi speed IT.

More Uses of the Api Management Toolkit:

  • Ensure you introduce; lead with expertise in implementing cryptography technologies like Encryption, Decryption, Digital Signature.

  • Manage work with key customers, analysts, and members of the field organization to gather requirements for future investments.

  • Assure your design applies architectural concepts of generalization, abstraction, encapsulation, loose coupling and high cohesion to improve designs.

  • Organize: act as mini CEO of your product domain articulate the vision, competitive marketplace, customer needs, Business Needs, profit and loss, roadmap, and delivery plan.

  • Standardize: feature design work closely with clients and prospects to gather feedback during initial design to ensure product success.

  • Organize: delivery the product lifecycle drive the success and product life cycle from concept to delivery of features in support of the roadmap and success metrics.

  • Secure that your design performs Root Cause Analysis, efficient production support and maintenance/enhancements for existing applications.

  • Collaborate and communicate work cross functionally with leadership, sales, Customer Support, engineering, and more to ensure buy in and alignment with the strategy.

  • Gather and analyze feedback from customers, stakeholders, and other teams to shape requirements, features, and products.

  • Ensure your organization acts as the liaison between IT and business to understand needs, design solution architectures, and contribute to strategies.

  • Warrant that your strategy assess, build and implement tools and automation to proactively detect, and respond to, security risks and threats for internal corporate services.

  • Utilize established principles, standards, and designs to deliver holistic solutions to customers, whether IT or the business.

  • Organize: design, write, unit test, and document application code to successfully deliver project based work.

  • Standardize: mentor and motivate team members to provide outstanding support and continuously improves the processes for the full engagement lifecycle.

  • Coordinate: partner with go to market, sales, marketing, and implementation to commercialize and track performance.

  • Manage work with infrastructure engineers to ensure smooth deployments and sustainable performance of the platform.

  • Ensure you can collaborate with diverse technical delivery teams to build service based architecture to scale and innovate.

  • Supervise: product launch establish a go to market strategy and collaborate with your product Marketing And Sales teams to successfully launch new features while effectively communicating product benefits to the market to drive adoption.

  • Provide status updates and reporting metrics to the program leadership and contribute towards on time and on budget delivery.

  • Assure your operation complies; checks and makes adjustments to work methods to solve problems that are outside existing work Processes And Systems.

  • Collaborate with the Detection Infrastructure and Threat Intelligence Security teams to build solutions that are informed by and integrated with detection systems.

  • Direct: highly effective Communication Skills that connect people to ideas, value, progress and performance.

  • Secure that your enterprise acts as a strategic leader, proactively identifying opportunities to improve the service of applications.

  • Manage a dynamic team of Service Providers and consultants working on It Security projects or performing related services.

  • Confirm your project ensures Enterprise Architecture standards and guidelines are adhered to as part of a solution and System Design and selection process.

  • Pilot: automation and maintenance of Api Management infrastructure operations, deployments, and management functions.

  • Be accountable for understanding how customers leverage business to business transaction platforms to streamline Business Processes.

  • Warrant that your strategy understands common patterns and anti patterns for code, microservices, and Enterprise Architecture.

  • Evaluate: strategic visionary, persuasive communicator, artful motivator and builder of high performance teams.

  • Ensure your organization contributes to the teams long term technical roadmap while helping mentor members of the engineering team.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Api Management 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 Api Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Do you have the right people on the bus?

  2. Is Api Management dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?

  3. What are evaluation criteria for the output?

  4. Is there an action plan in case of emergencies?

  5. Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Api Management delivery, for example is new software needed?

  6. Think of your Api Management project, what are the main functions?

  7. Who needs to know?

  8. Why a Api Management focus?

  9. Is there any way to speed up the process?

  10. How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Api Management values?

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 Api Management book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Api Management Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Api Management project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Api Management project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Api Management project team have enough people to execute the Api Management project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Api Management project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Api Management Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Api Management 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 Api Management 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 Api Management 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 Api Management project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Api Management 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 Api Management 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 Api Management investments work better.

This Api Management 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.