Cloud First Toolkit

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Oversee Cloud First: work closely with your Information security analyst with regards to network, pc and Server Security along with your Intrusion Prevention, firewall, Patch Management, Vulnerability Assessment and anti virus/anti malware systems.

More Uses of the Cloud First Toolkit:

  • Initiate Cloud First: new signatures consultants build custom Cloud First software, provide DevOps and Azure consulting, and build internal tools and products to deliver new signatures message to lead your customers towards Best Practices.

  • Make sure that your organization champions Cloud First and cloud next strategies providing a vision for thE Business on leveraging modern, Public Cloud architectures to drive performance, cost, agility, and Customer Delight in positive directions.

  • Be accountable for winning technology and products you offer the best technology and products for the Cloud First world.

  • LeAd Cloud First: new signatures consultants build custom Cloud First software, provide DevOps and Azure consulting, and build internal tools and products to deliver new signatures message to lead your customers towards Best Practices.

  • Formulate Cloud First: design robust services, development processes, and Future Proof solutions utilizing a variety of Cloud First tools and approaches.

  • Arrange that your strategy complies; champions Cloud First and cloud next strategies providing a vision for thE Business on leveraging modern, Public Cloud architectures to drive performance, cost, agility, and Customer Delight in positive directions.

  • Ensure your organization develops the vision for execution of Cloud Transformation program across the enterprise in partnership with Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Information Risk, Infrastructure Engineering and Application Development organizations.

  • Formulate Cloud First: effectively interact with Field Sales, cloud team and Line Of Business decision makers.

  • Systematize Cloud First: design and advocate solutions using modern Cloud Technologies, design principles, integration points, and automation methods.

  • Inspire design solution independent architecture models that map business services to cloud application stacks.

  • Identify Cloud First: up to date on the latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently.

  • Ensure you mentor; leAd Cloud intelligence engineering.

  • Develop Cloud First: work closely with team members and management to implement and support effective solutions for Cloud Development.

  • Arrange that your organization performs technical planning, architecture development and modification of specifications for Cloud Computing environments.

  • Develop Cloud First: Agile it is your organization built around the cloud and offers a variety of Cloud Solutions for your customers.

  • Be accountable for managing the relationship between your aligned business unit application and Technology Teams, and the centralized Cloud Enablement Architects.

  • Compute, storage, and network hardware, virtualization, and cloud platforms.

  • Establish Cloud First: leverage your cloud technology platforms to develop scalable Web Applications, data synchronization and integration processes, or reporting back ends and User Interfaces to meet business and technology goals.

  • Be accountable for guiding Data Governance framework supporting the consistent use of Cloud Technologies aligned to organizational Data And Analytics strategies, and associated policies / procedure.

  • Develop Network Engineering standards and practices for the secure interconnection between your cloud environment, customer environments and third party IaaS vendors/providers.

  • Confirm your design ensures that all IT infrastructure systems are in compliance with organization policies.

  • Develop Cloud Solutions, Proof of Concept demonstrations, and develop cloud specifications for future environments.

  • Make sure that your strategy complies; owns the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for ERP and Cloud applications by collaborating with product owners, stakeholders, and developers.

  • Identify security risks in cloud environment and services and work with Security And Compliance on suggested mitigations.

  • Ensure you specialize; leAd Cloud computing and virtual computing technologies is helpful for Effective Communication with customers.

  • Manage work with the Cloud Operations Management, Software Architects, Software Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, and Security Analysts to design cloud architectures for complex, large scale applications.

  • Look for innovation and creativity in technology design with focus on cloud based infrastructure and applications.

  • Be part of an engineering team scaling the core cloud platform for thousands of applications in a secure manner while focusing on automation of operations and high availability.

  • Ensure you orchestrate; leAd Cloud automation combines Software Development, DevOps and Information security knowledge to help make leAd Cloud operations Agile, elastic inside the security and governance framework boundaries.

  • LeAd Cloud First: implement extensively get involved in Application Migration from on prem to Cloud using automation procedures and continuous deployment procedures.

  • LeAd Cloud First: target based Lead Generation and lead nurturing activities via Content Marketing, Account Based Marketing.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Cloud First 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 Cloud First improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What happens at your organization when people fail?

  2. Where do you gather more information?

  3. Are your responses positive or negative?

  4. What do you stand for--and what are you against?

  5. How is the data gathered?

  6. What creative shifts do you need to take?

  7. What went well, what should change, what can improve?

  8. Do Cloud First rules make a reasonable demand on a users capabilities?

  9. What is your organizations process which leads to recognition of value generation?

  10. Who makes the Cloud First decisions in your organization?

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

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

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

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Cloud First Project Team have enough people to execute the Cloud First 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 Cloud First 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 Cloud First 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 Cloud First 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 Cloud First project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Cloud First 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 Cloud First 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 Cloud First investments work better.

This Cloud First 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.