Hyperconverged Infrastructure Toolkit

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Make sure that your organization across your organization, assess the IT needs in various departments and field offices paying particular attention to the diversity of practices and software solutions that have been implemented to handle accounting, reporting, and Data Management needs.

More Uses of the Hyperconverged Infrastructure Toolkit:

  • Ensure your group assess and anticipate infrastructure and technology improvements and recommend appropriate action.

  • Manage work with prospects to problem solve through every hurdle during the sales process.

  • Identify technology needs for continued growth and success of your organization, identify proactive solutions, and research and identify new products to improve business efficiency.

  • Devise: administration of email servers adding/removing mailboxes and mailbox management.

  • Keep up to date with technology partner solutions, competing solutions and competitor strategies.

  • Be accountable for shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions.

  • Provide support the application infrastructure that runs on the Windows Servers.

  • Communicate status, plans and risks to Executive Management and other Key Stakeholders.

  • Ensure you chart; build and strengthen business relationship with current accounts and new prospects.

  • Formulate: research and manage vendors and consultants, ranging from project scoping and Contract Negotiation to Issue Resolution.

  • Be accountable for offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

  • Initiate: report Information Systems security violations and incidents to the appropriate authority.

  • Analyze organizations computer needs and recommend possible upgrades for top executives to consider.

  • Provide Quality Assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products.

  • Manage work with Quality Engineers and ensure software testability, quality and stability.

  • Identify: monitor and assess current systems and recommend hardware and software enhancements.

  • Stay abreast of new technologies/methodologies and introduce, recommend, and coordinate implementation, as appropriate.

  • Control: plan and direct the installation and maintenance of Computer Hardware and software.

  • Identify: day to day management of application infrastructure; Incident Response for all critical service interruptions and outages.

  • Provide daily support for Windows Production, Test and Development environments.

  • Provide input and direction to other teams with regard to technology related expenditures.

  • Install, maintain, upgrade and troubleshoot routers, gateways, Firewalls, switches and other networking infrastructure components.

  • Arrange that your design assess the costs and benefits of new projects and justify funding on projects to top executives.

  • Provide feedback to team regarding product issues, enhancements and new features.

  • Establish: require close coordination and collaboration among operations, support, development, Quality Assurance, sales, and Product Management teams.

  • Escalate complex problems to other groups, Help Desk, or vendors for resolution or for support under maintenance agreements; oversee vendor work.

  • Formulate strategic and tactical account plans based on periodic business review with your prospects and customers.

  • Negotiate with vendors to get the highest level of service for your organizations technology.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Hyperconverged Infrastructure 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 938 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Hyperconverged Infrastructure improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 938 standard requirements:

  1. Can an application provide centralized Network Management to configure and manage multi-platform, Software defined, and traditional networking environment for academia and small business networks?

  2. Does even the simplest Patch Management process require intensive testing to ensure exceptions are addressed, adding more time and overhead to achieve your organization outcome?

  3. How much of a consideration is the ability to troubleshoot problems when your organization makes decisions to adopt new services such as public cloud services or implement SDN?

  4. How would you sum up the role (or potential role) of hyperconverged infrastructure in helping to simplify and automate your operational environment?

  5. What have been the most significant benefits your organization has realized by deploying a hyperconverged infrastructure technology solution(s)?

  6. Which developments do you believe need to take place in order to improve the management of your organizations server virtualization environment?

  7. How do you make the realtime vs scalability features dynamic and configurable so adjustments can be based on conditions and application needs?

  8. What have been the most significant benefits your organization has realized by deploying a converged or hyperconverged technology solution(s)?

  9. Which are the primary benefits you have either realized or expect to realize by deploying hyperconverged infrastructure in the near term?

  10. Is your Business Strategy ready to evolve your cloud-based and traditional IT services into a best-of-breed solution for your business?


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 Hyperconverged Infrastructure book in PDF containing 938 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Scope Management Plan: Do you have the reasons why the changes to your organizational systems and capabilities are required?

  2. Quality Metrics: There are many reasons to shore up quality-related metrics, and what metrics are important?

  3. Procurement Audit: Did the conditions of contract comply with the detail provided in the procurement documents and with the outcome of the procurement procedure followed?

  4. Risk Audit: What impact does prior experience have on decisions made during the risk-assessment process?

  5. Stakeholder Management Plan: Were Hyperconverged Infrastructure project team members involved in the development of activity & task decomposition?

  6. Human Resource Management Plan: Are internal Hyperconverged Infrastructure project status meetings held at reasonable intervals?

  7. Planning Process Group: Is the duration of the program sufficient to ensure a cycle that will Hyperconverged Infrastructure project the sustainability of the interventions?

  8. Probability and Impact Assessment: Would avoiding any of corresponding impact the Hyperconverged Infrastructure projects chance of success?

  9. Procurement Audit: Does the contract meet criteria of completeness and consistency?

  10. Variance Analysis: How does the monthly budget compare to the actual experience?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Hyperconverged Infrastructure project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


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 Hyperconverged Infrastructure 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 Hyperconverged Infrastructure 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 Hyperconverged Infrastructure project with this in-depth Hyperconverged Infrastructure Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Hyperconverged Infrastructure 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 Hyperconverged Infrastructure 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 Hyperconverged Infrastructure investments work better.

This Hyperconverged Infrastructure 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.