Cloud in Utilities 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 Cloud in Utilities Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Cloud in Utilities 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 in Utilities specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Cloud in Utilities 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 683 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 in Utilities improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 683 standard requirements:

  1. What does Cloud in Utilities success mean to the stakeholders?

  2. What are the rough order estimates on cost savings/opportunities that Cloud in Utilities brings?

  3. Who sets the Cloud in Utilities standards?

  4. What is the purpose of Cloud in Utilities in relation to the mission?

  5. What are your key performance measures or indicators and in-process measures for the control and improvement of your Cloud in Utilities processes?

  6. Does the practice systematically track and analyze outcomes related for accountability and quality improvement?

  7. What current systems have to be understood and/or changed?

  8. How and when will the baselines be defined?

  9. What data was collected (past, present, future/ongoing)?

  10. Is long term and short term variability accounted for?


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 in Utilities book in PDF containing 683 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Cloud in Utilities Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Cloud in Utilities project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Probability and Impact Matrix: What will be the likely incidence of conflict with neighboring Cloud in Utilities projects?

  2. Requirements Management Plan: Will the Cloud in Utilities project requirements become approved in writing?

  3. Risk Audit: What are the risks that could stop you from achieving your KPIs?

  4. Human Resource Management Plan: Is quality monitored from the perspective of the customers needs and expectations?

  5. Probability and Impact Matrix: Several experts are offsite, but wish to be included. How can this be done?

  6. Contractor Status Report: Describe how often regular updates are made to the proposed solution. Are these regular updates included in the standard maintenance plan?

  7. Human Resource Management Plan: Has a Quality Assurance Plan been developed for the Cloud in Utilities project?

  8. Stakeholder Management Plan: If a problem has been detected, what tools can be used to determine a root cause?

  9. Executing Process Group: What are the key components of the Cloud in Utilities project communications plan?

  10. Probability and Impact Matrix: How is the risk management process used in practice?

 
Step-by-step and complete Cloud in Utilities Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Cloud in Utilities project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Cloud in Utilities 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 in Utilities 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 in Utilities investments work better.

This Cloud in Utilities 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.

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  • 5
    Congrats! Very cool!

    Posted by Caryn B. on 5th Sep 2018

    Caryn B. Vice President Production

  • 5
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    Posted by HARRY M. on 5th Sep 2018

    HARRY M. Enterprise Architect

  • 5
    The Self-Assessment is a great tool to gather feedback and input from others, especially challenges, and things to watch out for. Very helpful!

    Posted by JULIE M. on 4th Sep 2018

    JULIE M. AWS Solution Architect

  • 5
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    Kristy M. Project Manager

  • 5
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    TAHAR H. Researcher at Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies

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    Ken W. Publisher & VP, Sales and Marketing

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    DAAN C Senior Consultant

  • 5
    Just looked at the files. Impressive. Well done. I am learning.

    Posted by MARTIN B. on 2nd Aug 2018

    MARTIN B. Risks and Compliance, Vulnerability and Security Testing, Threat Detection and Response, Managed Security Services.

  • 5
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    Posted by Bruno C. on 4th Jul 2018

    Bruno C. ICT Director