Cmdb Toolkit

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Provide thought leading and industry best practice research on modern and traditional endpoint management, unified endpoint management, Mobile Device Management, incorporation of mobile and endpoint computing with enterprise Digital Workplace programs, among other related topics.

More Uses of the Cmdb Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for performing configuration audits to ensure inventory is consistent with the Configuration Management database (Cmdb)/CMS, initiating Corrective Action through Change Control.

  • Authorize the release of approved software configuration items and software configuration changes specified by management and other functional groups.

  • Confirm your business ensures cost optimization, maximizing your IT investments, ensures inventory/Cmdb accuracy, compliance, usage tracking of Hardware and Software assets.

  • Drive: review and contribute to existing governance policies and processes to ensure maintainability and integrity of the Cmdb designs Cmdb functional views.

  • Assure your project complies; owns the process by which relationships are created and updated in the Cmdb, as key IT and business services and applications to servers and databases.

  • Ensure that an up to date asset inventory for all technology assets is maintained and only authorized components are used.

  • Govern: installation, configuration, administration, support, maintenance and troubleshooting of Application Portfolio.

  • Support the ITAM tool, Cmdb implementation, and automation /integration efforts involving IT Asset Management processes.

  • Confirm your business ensures the proper baseline identification of configuration items, perform periodic audits, and provide verification of version release configuration items.

  • Enter all software and hardware serial numbers or identification tags into Cmdb and ensure information is up to date, accurate, and auditable.

  • Provide best practice guidance for implementing and maintaining a scalable Cmdb at the appropriate level of need to support the delivery and support of IT services.

  • Assure your corporation complies; utilities, programs or scripts and standards as part of the administration and enhancements of the tools and related components.

  • Ensure appropriate operational service documentation is created and accepted by stakeholders prior to the introduction of a new service.

  • Identify: design, implement, and evolve strategically designed Processes And Procedures to ensure stakeholders are validating Cmdb data.

  • Ensure your organization solves specific implementation challenges while encouraging adherence to architectural and infrastructure standards.

  • Collaborate with the Service Management Solution team and architecture lead to evolve the Cmdb model for Emerging Technologies and future initiatives.

  • Be accountable for performing configuration audits to ensure physical inventory is consistent with the Configuration Management database (Cmdb)/CMS, initiating Corrective Action through Change Control.

  • Manage: design, implement and evolve Processes And Procedures aimed to verify and rectify ITAM and Cmdb data accuracy, completeness, consistency and integrity.

  • Control: partner with respective SACM resources to design and facilitate the implementation of a detailed Cmdb control plan model that ensures sustainable health and Data integrity.

  • Confirm your design performs configuration audits to ensure physical inventory is consistent with the Configuration Management database (Cmdb)/CMS, initiating Corrective Action through Change Control.

  • Confirm your project creates, review and updates Cmdb requirements and processes with cross functional teams to ensure Cmdb accuracy.

  • Serve as point of escalation, review and approval for key issues and decisions for all Service Management domains.

  • Confirm your project maintains Configuration Management data in conjunction with programs Cmdbs (Configuration Management Database).

  • Create, update, and maintain policy, process, and hardware procedure documentation supporting asset and Configuration Management and serve as the communications conduit in promoting the Cmdb and its value.

  • Facilitate the negotiation of the scope of the Configuration Management process in collaboration with Cmdb governing structures, process owners, and IT Business stakeholders.

  • Ensure you realize; build a comprehensive and holistic view of your organizations processes, strategy and Information and Technology assets.

  • Ensure that an overall approach for service validation is defined at the outset of all solution delivery projects.

  • Manage knowledge around information and Data Security, compliance, platform scale ability, and organization productivity tools.

  • Ensure up front planning, scheduling, and successfully deploying releases to production environment in a controlled and systematic way so as to meet Service Levels and avoid any impacts on existing services.

  • Ensure service provisioning in line with existing and new or amended standards and service agreements that result from new services.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What is your decision requirements diagram?

  2. Who are the Cmdb decision makers?

  3. What would be a real cause for concern?

  4. What Cmdb metrics are outputs of the process?

  5. Has your scope been defined?

  6. Whom do you really need or want to serve?

  7. Do your employees have the opportunity to do what they do best everyday?

  8. Is the scope of Cmdb defined?

  9. Would you develop a Cmdb Communication Strategy?

  10. What are your key Cmdb indicators that you will measure, analyze and track?


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

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Cmdb 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 Cmdb 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 Cmdb investments work better.

This Cmdb 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.