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Application Infrastructure Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Application Infrastructure 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 617 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Application Infrastructure improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 617 standard requirements:

  1. What is the purpose of Application Infrastructure in relation to the mission?

  2. What error proofing will be done to address some of the discrepancies observed in the as is process?

  3. Is the Application Infrastructure organization completing tasks effectively and efficiently?

  4. What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Application Infrastructure agendas for the next 3 years?

  5. Is full participation by members in regularly held team meetings guaranteed?

  6. What are the Roles and Responsibilities for each team member and its leadership? Where is this documented?

  7. How much does Application Infrastructure help?

  8. Does job training on the documented procedures need to be part of the process teams education and training?

  9. What is measured?

  10. How do we manage Application Infrastructure Knowledge Management (KM)?


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 Application Infrastructure book in PDF containing 617 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Application Infrastructure Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Application Infrastructure project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Requirements Management Plan: Is the system software (non-operating system) new to the IT Application Infrastructure project team?

  2. Cost Baseline: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  3. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: Contingency planning. If a risk event occurs, what will you do?

  4. Quality Audit: Are storage areas and reconditioning operations designed to prevent mix-ups and assure orderly handling of both the distressed and reconditioned devices?

  5. Activity List: How should ongoing costs be monitored to try to keep the Application Infrastructure project within budget?

  6. Risk Management Plan: Are there new risks that mitigation strategies might introduce?

  7. WBS Dictionary: Is authorization of budgets in excess of the contract budget base controlled formally and done with the full knowledge and recognition of the procuring activity?

  8. Resource Breakdown Structure: How difficult will it be to do specific activities on this Application Infrastructure project?

  9. Scope Management Plan: How difficult will it be to do specific activities on this Application Infrastructure project?

  10. Procurement Audit: If information was withheld, was there reasonable justification for this decision?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Application Infrastructure project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Application Infrastructure 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 Application Infrastructure 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 Application Infrastructure investments work better.

This Application Infrastructure 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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