Continuous Configuration Automation Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Continuous Configuration Automation 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 997 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Continuous Configuration Automation improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 997 standard requirements:

  1. Which tools do you use or plan to use to ensure your automation platform is robust and will operate correctly, and that changes applied can be appropriately verified?

  2. What kind of skills do you consider that people in your organization should have to approach orchestration, automation and virtualization?

  3. How can virtual servers, storage and network elements be managed together in a cohesive synchronized virtualized environment?

  4. What is the level of your IT or software engineering groups involvement in your organizations product development decisions?

  5. Why pay the overhead for an open system, when it has to be integrated, tested and certified in a closed system environment?

  6. Is public cloud a viable platform to store high data growth and scale performance with respect to cost?

  7. Why would an amusing, and implausible story, create any embarrassment for your organization department?

  8. What is the sense of delivering fast and frequently if there is no business value created by doing so?

  9. Will the ceo accept the business impact of one or more systems failures caused by configuration drift?

  10. How will you deploy and configure the various bits of software that form part of your 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 Continuous Configuration Automation book in PDF containing 997 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Continuous Configuration Automation Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Continuous Configuration Automation project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Lessons Learned: How effective was the support you received during implementation of the product/service?

  2. Schedule Management Plan: Which status reports are received per the Continuous Configuration Automation project Plan?

  3. Probability and Impact Assessment: What should be the external organizations responsibility vis-ˆ-vis total stake in the Continuous Configuration Automation project?

  4. Procurement Audit: Was the overall procurement done within a reasonable time?

  5. Change Management Plan: Has the relevant business unit been notified of installation and support requirements?

  6. Scope Management Plan: What is the estimated cost of creating and implementing?

  7. Initiating Process Group: Do you understand the quality and control criteria that must be achieved for successful Continuous Configuration Automation project completion?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Contractors scope Ð how will contractors scope be defined when contracts are let?

  9. Project Scope Statement: Were key Continuous Configuration Automation project stakeholders brought into the Continuous Configuration Automation project Plan?

  10. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are issues raised, assessed, actioned, and resolved in a timely and efficient manner?

 
Step-by-step and complete Continuous Configuration Automation Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Continuous Configuration Automation project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Continuous Configuration Automation 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 Continuous Configuration Automation 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 Continuous Configuration Automation investments work better.

This Continuous Configuration Automation 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.