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Work closely with the Project Management on the engagement to ensure compliance to set processes, weekly progress and status checks, ongoing communications and meetings and drive technical leadership and solutions and deliverables considerations with the customers.

More Uses of the Data Center Toolkit:

  • Ensure your organization complies; designs specifications for establishing security in all network and protecting any vulnerable system, server, or database.

  • Warrant that your organization participates in the evaluation and recommendation of the appropriate infrastructure tools, procedures, and facilities for creating and maintaining the Enterprise Infrastructure.

  • Manage work with Internal Stakeholders to communicate market realities regarding the economics of running IT Applications and infrastructures in the when compared to a traditional Data Center Environment.

  • Facilitate sharing of Best Practices through collaboration and/or formal Training Sessions to enable a consistent approach across all projects.

  • Develop negotiation strategies to deliver against Business Objectives and achieve sustainable relationships with strategic suppliers pertaining to mechanical/control sub systems for Data Centers or other mission critical facilities.

  • Ensure you can apply your Analytical Skills and technical knowledge to take on product and network problems of moderate to high complexity.

  • Lead and maintain a detailed Feedback Loop with the CSS community to improve existing lifecycle success assets and assemble standard methodologies for all new development.

  • Perform Data Center readiness assessments to ensure appropriate power, cabling type and lengths, optics, rack layout, etc.

  • Develop: work Cross Functionally with partners, Project Management, and Network Engineering to build Network Designs to solve for connectivity requirements.

  • Assure your design writes software programs for customizations to address User Needs, adds functionality, modifies systems, and maintains interfaces with other systems.

  • Ensure you have the understanding and conversant about organization, competitors, technologies, solutions, product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

  • Ensure your project provides multi domain expert level Information security guidance and direction to business, IT, and audit and control organizations.

  • Standardize: partner with the Digital Transformation and CX Engineering teams to provide feedback that influences a technical working model and platform for lifecycle success assets.

  • Support the implementation of the Technical strategy and tools designed to facilitate the successful delivery of projects.

  • Warrant that your strategy recommends and develops modifications and enhancements to existing hardware and software, new implementations, and installation standards to increase system utilization and improve monitoring.

  • Pilot: design and build models to drive predictive and Prescriptive Analytics to acceleratE Business decisions and drive real time analytical insights.

  • Ensure you motivate; build relationships and collaborate with cross functional teams as Product Management, Engineering, Data Science, Operations and Marketing.

  • Make sure that your organization complies; stakeholders work with engineering architects, Product Management Leadership, and leaders across your organization to understand and help shape Product Strategy.

  • Perform analytical, technical and Cost Analysis relative to the planning, design, installation, administration and management of network ecosystem.

  • Ensure you do not hesitate to initiate spontaneous research, you empower engineers to get the fit and finish right, and you translate insights from research into meaningful action.

  • Be accountable for engineering, designing, configuring, installing, integrating, maintaining, and troubleshooting of Infrastructure network and systems.

  • Organize: AI or Artificial intelligence, Big Data, analytics, cloud and Data Center, internet of everything, networking, security, Service Provider.

  • Formulate approach and action plans to deliver targeted outcomes and track results on all associated implementation initiatives.

  • Develop User Research plans intended to create personas and roles that can be utilized to establish empathy and enhance your User Centered Design practices.

  • Assure your organization provides information to Security Management in the maintenance, development and deployment of new and existing policies, Processes And Systems.

  • Establish and leverage key relationships to drive application Cloud Adoption goals in collaboration with Database, Data Center, Cloud Infrastructure and Asset Rationalization Program teams.

  • Manage work with Program Managers, procurement, engineering, installation teams and vendors to formalize site Design Requirements and deployment plans.

  • Have the necessary skills and technical knowledge to understand a deeply technical Product Portfolio and to drive the right conversations with engineers, Product Managers, and customers.

  • Establish that your corporation provides system level consulting expertise to design consultants, sales, and deployment teams for large Mobile Service Providers.

  • Govern: Customer Success specialization (CSS), Customer Success executives, and success Program Management community to technical build, providE Business updates, and contribute to the enablement on the communities as it pertains to lifecycle success initiatives.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Will the team be available to assist members in planning investigations?

  2. If you weren't already in this business, would you enter it today? And if not, what are you going to do about it?

  3. Why is Data Center important for you now?

  4. Has an output goal been set?

  5. Is pre-qualification of suppliers carried out?

  6. Is the required Data Center data gathered?

  7. Looking at each person individually - does every one have the qualities which are needed to work in this group?

  8. Did your employees make progress today?

  9. What are the Operational Costs after Data Center deployment?

  10. What are your Best Practices for minimizing Data Center project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Data Center project lifecycle?

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

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

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

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 project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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 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 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 project with this in-depth Data Center Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Data Center 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 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 investments work better.

This Data Center 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.