Data Center Resiliency Toolkit

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Provide constructive analysis and suggestions with team members to increase efficiency, identify successful tactics, meet challenging and fluid deadlines, and contribute to the overall effectiveness and impact of the Centers direct service programs.

More Uses of the Data Center Resiliency Toolkit:

  • Guide: along the way you can help you build the right systems, tools and processes while working with analytics partners to ingest, mine and use data efficiently.

  • Provide attentive, insightful, and efficient service to all callers while maintaining a high level of client service standards.

  • Ensure your project acts as a key technical resource and escalation point for concerns and activities related to technical aspects of the network.

  • Manage work with external vendors, Service Providers, partners, customers, and business units to provide solutions for projects and issues.

  • Identify: financial operations, record keeping, transaction inquiry and cash or cash equivalent handling.

  • Devise: geospatial intelligence mapping, mass notification, critical Event Management workflow, Social Media monitoring, etc.

  • Help build an interlocking set of programs around Sustainability, Circular Economy, Security, Risk, and Resiliency, with Resiliency at the center of what you do .

  • Create project artifacts to effectively articulate requirements for the stakeholders, and internal partners related to Asset Management activities.

  • Evaluate: champion alignment between multiple team responses to support a coordinated approach from Incident Management through Business Continuity.

  • Provide production support activities for applications in a mainframe environment using COBOL programming language in a mainframe environment.

  • Stay current with IT knowledge by proactively learning new technology areas and researching or identifying Industry Trends.

  • Systematize: document discovered issues through the defined Data Center services process and communicate with customer and device owners to drive resolution.

  • Coordinate: self evaluate professional practice in relation to performance, development, resiliency, and goals.

  • Standardize: actively seek ways to apply technology to organization projects and processes that potentially are enabled by technology.

  • Perform audits and compliance verifications and participates in Vulnerability Management programs.

  • Confirm your venture develops and monitors the assigned budget, and ensure Business Service units comply with purchasing procedures.

  • Develop and maintain a training and awareness program that drive Continuous Improvement and develops an increased level of awareness among the employees.

  • Ensure you reconcile; lead with expertise in one of the core areas of sustainability/ Circular Economy, or security.

  • Drive cross functional alignment and collaboration across Data Centers, systems, software, and sustaining teams.

  • Coordinate the on site management of sub contractors and vendors, ensuring all work is preformed according to established practices and procedures.

  • Oversee: technical lead for all activities related to design, implementation, automation and operations.

  • Formulate: proactively and continually improve your level of knowledge about Data Center relevant technologies.

  • Manage external parties to identify requirements and prospective partnerships to enable new infrastructure launches.

  • Steer: document progress and action taken with each referral as detailed in the network program standards.

  • Identify industry and corporate resources and best practices for Infrastructure Data Center utilization where applicable.

  • Create or implement Security and Facility standards, mitigation strategies, Policies and Procedures.

  • Ensure all processes are followed to ensure data accuracy for management reports and forecasting.

  • Provide informal Knowledge Transfer of new technology to ready customer staff for operational duties.

  • Secure that your organization develops Corporate Security measures, oversee contracted security guard services, and implements new processes.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Data Center Resiliency 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 Data Center Resiliency improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Is the Data Center Resiliency organization completing tasks effectively and efficiently?

  2. For estimation problems, how do you develop an estimation statement?

  3. Where do you need Data Center Resiliency improvement?

  4. What are predictive Data Center Resiliency analytics?

  5. What Data Center Resiliency capabilities do you need?

  6. Political -is anyone trying to undermine this project?

  7. Can you do all this work?

  8. Do staff have the necessary skills to collect, analyze, and report data?

  9. Have you identified your Data Center Resiliency Key Performance Indicators?

  10. Will there be any necessary staff changes (redundancies or new hires)?

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

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

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 Data Center Resiliency project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Data Center Resiliency 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 Resiliency 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 Resiliency 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 Resiliency 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 Resiliency project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Data Center Resiliency project with this in-depth Data Center Resiliency Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Data Center Resiliency 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 Resiliency 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 Resiliency investments work better.

This Data Center Resiliency 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.