Backup and Recovery Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Backup and Recovery 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 945 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Backup and Recovery improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 945 standard requirements:

  1. Are system backup and recovery procedures documented and regularly tested for all mission critical systems/websites?

  2. Data protection is about far more than just backup and recovery. What happens if the primary data center is lost?

  3. Are system backup and recovery procedures documented and tested for all mission-critical systems?

  4. What is the implementation timeline for your organization in regards to backup and recovery?

  5. Does your solution include backup and recovery processes, including disaster recovery?

  6. Does the solution include backup and recovery processes, including disaster recovery?

  7. Which emc backup and recovery product provides source-based data deduplication?

  8. All security and data backup and recovery requirements are met?

  9. How rigorous of a backup and recovery process will you require?

  10. How rigorous of a backup and recovery process will be required?


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 Backup and Recovery book in PDF containing 945 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Backup and Recovery Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Backup and Recovery 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 Backup and Recovery project team?

  2. Source Selection Criteria: What benefits are accrued from issuing a DRFP in advance of issuing a final RFP?

  3. Procurement Management Plan: Are internal Backup and Recovery project status meetings held at reasonable intervals?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: Is Backup and Recovery project status reviewed with the steering and executive teams at appropriate intervals?

  5. Change Management Plan: What skills, education, knowledge, or work experiences should the resources have for each identified competency?

  6. Lessons Learned: How adequately involved did you feel in Backup and Recovery project decisions?

  7. Probability and Impact Assessment: What will be the impact or consequence if the risk occurs?

  8. Planning Process Group: Have operating capacities been created and/or reinforced in partners?

  9. Requirements Documentation: Can the requirement be changed without a large impact on other requirements?

  10. Activity Duration Estimates: Is there anything planned that does not need to be here?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Backup and Recovery project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Backup and Recovery 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 Backup and Recovery 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 Backup and Recovery investments work better.

This Backup and Recovery 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.