Government Cloud Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Government Cloud 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 715 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Government Cloud improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 715 standard requirements:

  1. Does a troubleshooting guide exist or is it needed?

  2. How important is Government Cloud to the user organizations mission?

  3. What specifically is the problem? Where does it occur? When does it occur? What is its extent?

  4. Who will be responsible for making the decisions to include or exclude requested changes once Government Cloud is underway?

  5. How will the group know that the solution worked?

  6. Think about the people you identified for your Government Cloud project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?

  7. How will the team or the process owner(s) monitor the implementation plan to see that it is working as intended?

  8. Strategic planning -Government Cloud relations

  9. What is our competitive advantage?

  10. Does our organization need more Government Cloud education?


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 Government Cloud book in PDF containing 715 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Government Cloud Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Government Cloud project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Activity Duration Estimates: Which includes asking team members about the time estimates for their activities and reaching agreement on the calendar date for each activity?

  2. Lessons Learned: What is the proportion of in-house and contractor personnel authorized for the Government Cloud project?

  3. Work Breakdown Structure: Is the Work breakdown Structure (WBS) defined and is the scope of the Government Cloud project clear with assigned deliverable owners?

  4. Risk Management Plan: Technology risk: Is the Government Cloud project technically feasible?

  5. Procurement Audit: Are there procedures to ensure that changes to purchase orders will be updated on the computer files?

  6. Quality Audit: How does the organization know that its system for ensuring that its training activities are appropriately resourced and support is appropriately effective and constructive?

  7. Risk Management Plan: Is the customer technically sophisticated in the product area?

  8. Change Management Plan: Change invariability confront many relationships especially those that require a set of behaviours What roles with in the organization are affected and how?

  9. Activity Duration Estimates: How could you define throughput and how would the organization benefit from maximizing it?

  10. Requirements Management Plan: Is the system software (non-operating system) new to the IT Government Cloud project team?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Government Cloud project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Government Cloud 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 Government Cloud 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 Government Cloud investments work better.

This Government Cloud 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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  • 5
    Thank you so much for a great tool!

    Posted by Kristy M. on 6th Sep 2018

    Kristy M. Project Manager

  • 5
    The Self-Assessment is a great tool to gather feedback and input from others, especially challenges, and things to watch out for. Very helpful!

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    JULIE M. AWS Solution Architect

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    HARRY M. Enterprise Architect

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    TAHAR H. Researcher at Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies

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    Ken W. Publisher & VP, Sales and Marketing

  • 5
    I look forward to becoming more familiar with the material and conducting the survey with my employer. So far it looks very comprehensive. Thank you.

    Posted by RON F. on 3rd Aug 2018

    RON F. Director Analytics Governance

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    CRAIG T. Chief Technology Officer

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    The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Canada

    Posted by The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Canada on 2nd Aug 2018

    I would like to extend my sincere appreciation. I would also like to thank you for your service in promoting business continuity practices. I wish you every success in your work.