Data Localization Toolkit

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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Data Localization 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 998 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 Localization improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 998 standard requirements:

  1. Should parties be encouraged to collect the minimal amount of data technically required to provide a location-based service and retain that data for the minimum amount of time necessary?

  2. How are you instrumenting a data Supply Chain that can cover operations, processes, intelligent machines, and customer interactions across all locations and points of business globally?

  3. Does the project use technology to conduct electronic searches, queries, or analysis in an electronic database to discover or locate a predictive pattern or an anomaly?

  4. Are you prepared to locate any individuals personal data, whether its living data, archived, being used in a test environment, or in other known-and unknown-places?

  5. When performing a database duplication, which duplicate database parameter would you set to ensure that the online redo logs are created in the correct location?

  6. Have measures been taken to prevent the connecting power cables farther away from the Data Center from passing through readily identifiable, insecure locations?

  7. Which type of network service stores information about the various resources in a central database on a network and help network devices locate services?

  8. What are your organizations backup procedures including frequency of the backups, the retention schedule and the storage location of backup media?

  9. Are there sufficiently rigorous procedures for properly shipping any removable Data Storage devices that need to be moved to offsite locations?

  10. When is it safe to assume that the same location exists across brains, and that it is therefore appropriate to apply the cartographic approach?

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 Localization book in PDF containing 998 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Project Portfolio management: What are the four types of portfolios a PMO must focus on?

  2. Project Management Plan: Are there any windfall benefits that would accrue to the Data Localization project sponsor or other parties?

  3. Scope Management Plan: Assess the expected stability of the scope of this Data Localization project how likely is it to change, how frequently, and by how much?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are issues raised, assessed, actioned, and resolved in a timely and efficient manner?

  5. Scope Management Plan: Are enough systems & user personnel assigned to the Data Localization project?

  6. Procurement Audit: Are staff members evaluated in accordance with the terms of existing negotiated agreements?

  7. Cost Management Plan: Is pert / critical path or equivalent methodology being used?

  8. Scope Management Plan: Are agendas created for each meeting with meeting objectives, meeting topics, invitee list, and action items from past meetings?

  9. Stakeholder Management Plan: Does the role of the Data Localization project Team cease upon the delivery of the Data Localization projects outputs?

  10. Procurement Audit: Does the strategy ensure that the best supplier is chosen considering: price, quality, service, dependable operation, internal operation costs, life time operation costs and codes of ethic?

Step-by-step and complete Data Localization 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 Localization 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 Localization 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 Localization project with this in-depth Data Localization Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Data Localization 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 Localization 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 Localization investments work better.

This Data Localization 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.