Azure IoT Toolkit

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Secure that your organization opportunities in the One IoT and Mixed Reality team are expansive because you span the entire product lifecycle from incubation, prototyping and portfolio planning to the design in, sell in and sell through motions that touch consumer and business customers.

More Uses of the Azure IoT Toolkit:

  • Head: coach sellers with a challenger mentality by prompting sellers to engage early and lead with new insights on how to grow the customers business.

  • Become capable of effectively navigating complex business challenges in ambiguous settings with solid judgment and Risk Management.

  • Systematize: work closely with dev ops team to integrate solutions into cloud based custom developed applications.

  • Achieve or exceed on revenue and scorecard targets (units sold, revenue), reflective of assortment strategy and partner capabilities.

  • Run data and dashboard Quality Assurance throughout the design phase in collaboration with your team.

  • Create an inclusive work environment where every employee can effectively engage and wants to be part of the team.

  • Be certain that your project contributes to the overall success and management of the practice by supporting Business Development and participating in strategic decisions.

  • Pilot: Azure IoT central is bringing IoT solutions to the mass markets with key capabilities spanning device connectivity, device management, Edge Computing, Advanced Analytics, and command and control functionality.

  • Confirm your strategy analyzes and reports on delivery budgets and expenses/cost rates, and the appropriate mix of consultants and customer resources to maximize the value received from engagements.

  • Contribute to a culture of learning by documenting and sharing technical knowledge as a development on an Agile team.

  • Govern: design and implement scalable data repositories to integrate qualitative and quantitative research data manage the delivery of high impact dashboards and Data Visualizations.

  • Evaluate: Azure or other cloud platform technical competency (infrastructure components, security, data, and analytics).

  • Develop: direct data and AI as an advise, influencer and consulting, leading Design Thinking, strategic roadmap, architectural vision and Thought Leadership.

  • Devise: prior ownership of end to end design, incubation and industrialization of new data and AI offerings and product accelerators.

  • Incur budget responsibility and provide Quality Assurance and Issue Resolution to protect engagement and corporate reputation.

  • Oversee: work closely with the sales team to meet or exceed the annual revenue and profit goals of the practice.

  • Establish tight integration with Cloud Engineering System to continually improve the Azure support tooling and diagnostics capabilities.

  • Head: executive presence and maturity leads at scale and drive the leadership agenda through others, inspires others to follow, across multiple layers and organizational lines.

  • Develop and direct activities to execute sales strategies and successfully achieve revenue and gross profit goals.

  • Remove barriers to agility to enable the team to shift priorities quickly without losing productivity.

  • Ensure you gain; understand Azure IoT customer, competitive products, and Market Trends to drive strategic marketing development and planning for key Azure IoT products.

  • Identify and develop technical and soft skills needed to deliver outstanding support and solutions to your customers.

  • Manage work with your peers across groups to adopt and adapt engineering best practices to your team, product, technology, and culture.

  • Migrate applications and ensure the Azure environment is correctly configured from a security and Least Privileged access standpoint to run the apps securely.

  • Establish a readiness framework where support engineers are abreast of latest technologies in a constantly changing environment.

  • Help establish and maintain Key Performance Indicators for evaluating team performance against targets and reporting out on team achievements monthly.

  • Be accountable for cultivating a culture of inclusion where the expression of all your differences are valued, celebrated, and add to your collective achievements.

  • Ensure you create; lead field enablement trainings for sellers and scale out tools for adoption by field and partners.

  • Establish: own and drive line of business investments; orchestrate program alignment internally and externally.

  • Help the go to market team understand the cost benefit analysis of implementing new technology enabled use cases in each industry.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are controls in place and consistently applied?

  2. Will the team be available to assist members in planning investigations?

  3. Are problem definition and motivation clearly presented?

  4. Will the controls trigger any other risks?

  5. How do your measurements capture actionable Azure IoT information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?

  6. What does losing customers cost your organization?

  7. Why should you adopt a Azure IoT framework?

  8. Is a Azure IoT team work effort in place?

  9. How frequently do you verify your Azure IoT strategy?

  10. Will Azure IoT have an impact on current Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery processes and/or infrastructure?

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

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

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 IoT 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 IoT 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 IoT project with this in-depth Azure IoT Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Azure IoT 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 IoT 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 IoT investments work better.

This Azure IoT 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.