Continuous Delivery Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are builds performed locally on the developers workstation or at regular intervals, in a central place, tested, while making the resulting components accessible for reuse by other teams?

  2. What development methodology includes adaptive planning, early delivery of partial solution pieces, continuous improvement, and delivering products with the minimum amount of work?

  3. Does the design include continuous improvement and development of your organizational structure for future growth and change in line with the strategic objectives?

  4. How do you align and manage the different workflows to deliver a stable and reliable release across multiple participating technologies and platform systems?

  5. Does the change between the objects environment originate from a different environment and should therefore be preserved or should it be skipped and ignored?

  6. Do you focus your testing efforts on what really changed or is new for your business, with the assurance that employees and vendors will still get paid?

  7. Do requests for purchase of goods or services indicate criteria for selection of the supplier on the basis of price, quality, and terms of delivery?

  8. What makes it hard to build a continuous delivery tool that runs in a – Of different environments that can run a variety of different languages?

  9. Should you take a Scrum based approach, a lean/Kanban based approach, a continuous delivery approach, or an exploratory/lean startup approach?

  10. What factors affect the time to internal market and development time of Cloud Infra Services in continuous delivery settings?


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 Delivery book in PDF containing 999 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Schedule Management Plan: Is the assigned Continuous Delivery project manager a PMP (Certified Continuous Delivery project manager) and experienced?

  2. WBS Dictionary: Are all authorized tasks assigned to identified organizational elements?

  3. Cost Management Plan: Contingency – how will cost contingency be administered?

  4. Contractor Status Report: What are the minimum and optimal bandwidth requirements for the proposed solution?

  5. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: What input will you be required to provide the Continuous Delivery project team?

  6. Assumption and Constraint Log: Are there processes defining how software will be developed including development methods, overall timeline for development, software product standards, and traceability?

  7. Scope Management Plan: Have Continuous Delivery project team accountabilities & responsibilities been clearly defined?

  8. Quality Management Plan: Does the program use other agents to collect samples?

  9. Source Selection Criteria: What common questions or problems are associated with debriefings?

  10. Quality Management Plan: How does your organization manage work to promote cooperation, individual initiative, innovation, flexibility, communications, and knowledge/skill sharing across work units?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Continuous Delivery project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Continuous Delivery 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 Delivery 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 Delivery 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 Delivery 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 Delivery 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 Delivery project with this in-depth Continuous Delivery Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Continuous Delivery 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 Delivery 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 Delivery investments work better.

This Continuous Delivery 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.