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Data Center Power Costs Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

Data Center Power Costs Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Data Center Power Costs 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 778 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 Center Power Costs improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 778 standard requirements:

  1. Has a Green Grid made progress in developing a unified productivity metric which measures overall productivity of our data center, not just its energy efficiency?

  2. Can the potential risks and expenses associated with using DC power in a data center be mitigated enough to make DC a truly viable data center power choice?

  3. As a consumer of data center equipment, how likely would a utility incentive program be in persuading you to purchase more efficient data center equipment?

  4. Have you ever had cooling problems due to lack of cooling capacity (indicated by not meeting the desired supply air or chilled water temperature setpoint)?

  5. Is economization (use of 100% outside air during low temperature periods to offset compressor based cooling operation) utilized for your data center?

  6. Are you standardized on external networked storage (FC/iSCSI/NAS) or do you have workloads that require only minimal levels of local storage?

  7. When purchasing new equipment, are server options similar enough that energy cost could become a component of the selection decision?

  8. Are CRAC (Computer Room Air Conditioner; stand-alone fan coil or split systems) units or air handlers utilized for the data center?

  9. Do non-load considerations, such as marketing or redundancy beyond N+1, dictate electrical infrastructure and HVAC equipment sizing?

  10. Would you be more interested in purchasing a power supply with higher efficiency if an incentive was offered by the local utility?


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 Center Power Costs book in PDF containing 778 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Data Center Power Costs Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Data Center Power Costs project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Audit: Are all complaints of late or incorrect payment sent to a person independent of those having cash disbursement responsibilities?

  2. Procurement Audit: Has a deputy treasurer been appointed to sign checks when the treasurer is unable to perform that duty?

  3. Team Directory: How do unidentified risks impact the outcome of the Data Center Power Costs project?

  4. Procurement Audit: In case of decisions not to conclude a procurement or award a contract, were tenderers informed in writing and on a timely basis of those decisions and their grounds?

  5. Stakeholder Management Plan: Have all documents been archived in a Data Center Power Costs project repository for each release?

  6. Contractor Status Report: If applicable; describe your standard schedule for new software version releases. Are new software version releases included in the standard maintenance plan?

  7. Stakeholder Management Plan: Does all Data Center Power Costs project documentation reside in a common repository for easy access?

  8. Quality Management Plan: Is the Steering Committee active in Data Center Power Costs project oversight?

  9. Requirements Management Plan: Who will do the reporting and to whom will reports be delivered?

  10. Variance Analysis: Are the organizations and items of cost assigned to each pool identified?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Data Center Power Costs project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Data Center Power Costs 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 Center Power Costs 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 Center Power Costs 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 Center Power Costs 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 Center Power Costs 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 Center Power Costs project with this in-depth Data Center Power Costs Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Data Center Power Costs 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 Center Power Costs 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 Center Power Costs investments work better.

This Data Center Power Costs 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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