Azure Information Protection Toolkit

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Secure that your organization provides tactical and Strategic Direction in the areas of Business Intelligence analytics, Data Mining and visualization and assessment of Data Quality and consistency across platforms, products and business areas.

More Uses of the Azure Information Protection Toolkit:

  • Analyse marketplace trends economical, social, cultural, technological to identify opportunities and create Value Propositions.

  • Develop a modern Data Integration strategy to handle disparate data types that are prevalent in modern Data Architectures.

  • Ensure Data Protection and create back up plan to cater to the data needs of your organization in times of emergency or Cyber attack Data Security.

  • Identify: highly complex Problem Solving and Critical Thinking, and operating computers and applicable computer software.

  • Confirm your operation develops Data Structures for Data Warehouses and data mart projects and initiatives; and supports Data Analytics and Business Intelligence systems.

  • Develop: plan work to meet project deadlines, accommodate demands by Development Teams, set priorities and escalate issues appropriately.

  • Arrange that your organization uses expertise to lead efforts to identify, evaluate, and use Emerging Technologies in the domain of data systems that meet feasibility, performance and governance.

  • Manage work with Database Administrators to plan and implement capacity and resource expansion to ensure data scalability.

  • Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement to aid in the overall enrichment of asset and Metadata lifecycle.

  • Develop, test, and maintain high performance of your data systems to meet the requirements of the business and/clients while adhering to departmental standards.

  • Systematize: plan and implement security features/components of Azure DLP and office 365 as Azure Information Protection.

  • Enable self service infrastructure and services to the business functions to enable self service Data Access and insights.

  • Manage work with business / product strategy in order to stay up to date with business / product direction in order to anticipate long lead time technology needs.

  • Create charge back and Cost Management models to ensure the value of pay as you go model of the cloud data platform Build a DataOps platform to integrate functions that support rapid deployment and governance.

  • Capture metrics and reports at the right granularity for reports and analysis to provide a big picture assessment of your organization of the analytics and data team.

  • Collaborate with the chief Information security officers and chief privacy officers to create policies and controls for the appropriate protection of information assets.

  • Lead: monitor regulatory guidelines compliance related guidance and emerging Industry Standards to determine impact on the enterprise Data Architecture.

  • Develop: engineering solutions in coordination with business and security teams around Azure Information Protection, DLP, retention policies, legal holds, and conditional access.

  • Confirm your corporation facilitates Data Governance, taxonomy development, internal client support, IP Metadata research and implementation.

  • Be accountable for maintaining all Data Governance artifacts surrounding best practices, standards, tools and technologies.

  • Audit: partner with other architects as a key interaction point for communication, evangelism, governance, and feedback into central architecture.

  • Provide Version Control of datasets to manage changes in artifacts essential for governance and iterative development.

  • Identify new kinds, types and sources of data to enable business innovation throughout your organization.

  • Secure that your organization oversees the mapping of data sources, data movement, interfaces, and analytics, with the goal of ensuring Data Quality.

  • Make high impact, long term decisions around procurement and deployment of modern cloud data platform solutions (Data Lake, Data Warehousing, Data Governance, Data as a Service, Data Security).

  • Warrant that your planning analyzes and work with business and technical staff to assess existing Data Access and processing patterns, and designs Forward Thinking Data Architectures to meet business and technical needs.

  • Establish that your business assess and review new technology opportunities related to Data Management and impact on the enterprise Data Strategy and roadmap.

  • Perform extraction, transform, and load (ETL) tasks related to the different modalities and algorithms being applied.

  • Confirm your project complies; plans migration to new Database Management systems, helps map data to new data sources and ensures that migrations are appropriately tested and validated.

  • Maintain the overall design of O365 security solutions, as MAM, MDM, Conditional Access and Azure Information Protection etc.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Azure Information Protection 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 Azure Information Protection improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What users will be impacted?

  2. Why do you expend time and effort to implement measurement, for whom?

  3. What is the recommended frequency of auditing?

  4. Do you have/need 24-hour access to key personnel?

  5. What are you trying to prove to yourself, and how might it be hijacking your life and business success?

  6. Who needs what information?

  7. How can auditing be a preventative security measure?

  8. Who pays the cost?

  9. How do you establish and deploy modified action plans if circumstances require a shift in plans and rapid execution of new plans?

  10. What Azure Information Protection metrics are outputs of the process?

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 Azure Information Protection book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Azure Information Protection project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

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 Azure Information Protection 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 Azure Information Protection project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Azure Information Protection 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 Azure Information Protection 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 Azure Information Protection investments work better.

This Azure Information Protection 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.