Availability Management Toolkit

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Secure that your organization assigns/issues purchase order numbers; enters purchase order data into purchasing system; mails/faxes purchase orders to vendors; maintains follow up system to expedite orders; processes edits, voids, errors, corrections, or other changes to purchase orders.

More Uses of the Availability Management Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for overseeing the development and recurring measurement of performance analytics to identify opportunities for automation and improvement.

  • Confirm your operation maintains and executes the Backup and Recovery procedures for the server, storage, networking, and virtualization infrastructure; participates in Business Continuity activities and exercises.

  • Establish that your business complies; designs computing and communications equipment; taking account of target environment; performance; security and sustainability requirements.

  • Manage work with the Technical Services and other teams to develop technical solutions, plan and coordinate daily operations and longer term project efforts.

  • Confirm your design serves as the technical lead for infrastructure projects providing technical expertise and guidance for the projects successful completion.

  • Be certain that your operation oversees and directs the timely evaluation, qualification, and implementation of new software products, tools, and related appliances as it pertains to the Cloud environment.

  • Be accountable for leading the strategy and design of IT Services to deliver advanced technical solutions to a diverse group of Intelligence Community customers.

  • Confirm your organization ensures ongoing development of staff to attain new knowledge, skills and abilities to support your organizations internal and external mission.

  • Maintain good working relationships with all Service Providers and vendors to ensure that services received meet expected requirements of contract.

  • Secure that your strategy complies; monitors Service Delivery compliance to Quality Standards, and customers and/or internal businesses/end user requirements.

  • Steer: partner with business and Solution Architects to Identify Opportunities For Improvement to minimize system or Business Process downtime.

  • Establish that your group complies; designs tests to measure performance of prototypes and production output against specification and inform iterative development.

  • Confirm your planning oversees a coalition of organizations equity improvement efforts and ensures resources to support organizations regarding your organizations equity framework.

  • Ensure you conduct; understand assigned organization products and develop/apply component selection, development, qualification and Production Control standards.

  • Govern: line technicians ensures that performance and manufactured products meet or exceed efficiency and organization Quality Standards.

  • Escalate sensitive or high risk staffing situations to Deployment specialization Team Lead and/or Engagement Staffing management, as appropriate.

  • Drive up front planning, scheduling, and successfully deploying releases to production environment in a controlled and systematic way so as to meet Service Levels and avoid any impacts on existing services.

  • Ensure Enterprise Applications delivers solutions that are compliant with appropriate security and privacy safeguards.

  • Steer: measurable success in designing and leading the design of processes for the efficient use of assigned applications or services.

  • Deliver on Key Performance Indicators for revenue, freshness, and profit in order to achieve the key objectives for each Business Unit.

  • Update schedule data with the outcomes of deployment activity or interactions with professionals, leveraging or collaborating with the Deployment analyzing Team, as appropriate.

  • Warrant that your team creates and enhances administrative, operational and technical Policies and Procedures, adopting best practice guidelines, Standards and Procedures.

  • Maintain and execute the Backup and Recovery procedures for the Server, Storage, and Virtualization infrastructure; lead Business Continuity activities and exercises.

  • Be able to work with your Project Management to help generate quotes, estimates, and contracts, in cases where its a customized project.

  • Align yourself with team objectives, raise the right queries and be an effective contributor towards overall production reliability.

  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into a total system solution that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints.

  • Improve frontline engagement levels by leading and coordinating with operations to engage with the frontline through execution of proven best practices for Target.

  • Make sure that your planning performs installation, configuration, setup, testing and operational support for enterprise Storage and Backup solutions.

  • Devise: proactively identify, review, test, recommend, etc patches, upgrades, fixes, etc to ensure the health of the production environment.

  • Be accountable for implementing strategies to identify, recommend, design, implement and capitalize on innovative solutions and automation opportunities to drive efficiencies.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How can Risk Management be tied procedurally to process elements?

  2. Where is training needed?

  3. What counts that you are not counting?

  4. What are your current levels and trends in key Availability Management measures or indicators of product and process performance that are important to and directly serve your customers?

  5. Do you have organizational privacy requirements?

  6. How are Availability Management risks managed?

  7. What were the criteria for evaluating a Availability Management pilot?

  8. How do you quantify and qualify impacts?

  9. What is Availability Management risk?

  10. How do you select, collect, align, and integrate Availability Management data and information for tracking daily operations and overall organizational performance, including progress relative to Strategic Objectives and action plans?

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

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

  • 62 step-by-step Availability Management Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Availability 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 Availability Management project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Availability Management project team have enough people to execute the Availability 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 Availability 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 Availability Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Availability Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Availability 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 Availability 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 Availability 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 Availability 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 Availability 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 Availability Management project with this in-depth Availability Management Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Availability 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 Availability 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 Availability Management investments work better.

This Availability 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.