Data Catalogs Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Data Catalogs 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 992 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Data Catalogs improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. What organizational, product, service, regulatory, market, competitive, or other environmental changes could impact the operation or performance of the present replication strategy?

  2. Does the platform have robust privilege management capabilities for managing and reporting on granular privileges as copy object, maintain labels, and change object status?

  3. Are there any organizational provisions for policy analysis as requirements and guidance for data analysis, duty to provide information in a timely and reliable manner?

  4. Does the platform enable you to establish key data quality metrics, monitor them on an ongoing basis, and receive alerts on items that fall out of acceptable ranges?

  5. How does your organization efficiently and effectively respond to subject access requests, right of erasure and portability requests within the required time frames?

  6. Does the platform support the latest Web Services security standards at both the message and transport layers for authentication, encryption, and authorization?

  7. How does your organization define and manage all its relevant data assets to help ensure all necessary policies and procedures are applied and enforced?

  8. Do you find that most companies designate formal data stewards as part of data governance efforts, or is data stewardship still an emerging concept?

  9. Are the management systems, records and work processes in place to provide the quantity and quality of data to support the move to e-Governance?

  10. How do you improve evaluation of governance innovation through increased experimentation in methods and practice, including the use of big data?


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 Data Catalogs book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Variance Analysis: Are the bases and rates for allocating costs from each indirect pool consistently applied?

  2. WBS Dictionary: Are indirect costs accumulated for comparison with the corresponding budgets?

  3. Scope Management Plan: Are software metrics formally captured, analyzed and used as a basis for other Data Catalogs project estimates?

  4. Project Schedule: Have all Data Catalogs project delays been adequately accounted for, communicated to all stakeholders and adjustments made in overall Data Catalogs project schedule?

  5. Change Management Plan: What are the specific target groups/audiences that will be impacted by this change?

  6. Procurement Audit: Was the pre-qualification screening for issue of tender documents done properly and in a fair manner?

  7. Risk Audit: How do you compare to other jurisdictions when managing the risk of ....?

  8. Quality Audit: How does your organization know that its system for recruiting the best staff possible are appropriately effective and constructive?

  9. Cost Management Plan: Is it standard practice to formally commit stakeholders to the Data Catalogs project via agreements?

  10. Procurement Audit: Are there regular reviews and analysis of the performance of the procurement function/unit?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Data Catalogs project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Data Catalogs 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 Data Catalogs 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 Data Catalogs investments work better.

This Data Catalogs 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.