Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Infrastructure and Data Center Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and Data Center specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and Data Center improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:
- What type of corporate oversight is in place to ensure that the services provided are the already stated that are most beneficial to support the operating companies provision of utility service?
- Will it be fair to understand that getting more percentage of infrastructure services if it moves up, would that put some sort of pressure on the margin profile of the business?
- Can members of the implementation team working on the development of incomplete modules also provide support under the operation and maintenance section for completed modules?
- Do computer operations personnel protect reports and output containing sensitive, official use only, or classified information from casual browsing and other unauthorized use?
- How can companies ensure that sensitive data stays secure in light of current and ongoing transformations, while also operating within the realm of regulatory compliance?
- Are visitors accompanied by organization staff when entering/working in critical systems, service, or infrastructure, or any physical location facilities as Data Centre ?
- Does your organization provide the list of business applications and productivity software, which need to be supported by the Service Desk and Desktop Services Engineers?
- Are the skills/resources available internally to manage the project or must your organization provide that service (or should a separate construction manager be hired)?
- What business results has your organization achieved in the past year due, at least in part, to the application of disruptive technology within your IT infrastructures?
- Do you have a failover solution that can protect your organization from a disaster as a hurricane, tornado, or other event that results in the loss of a data center?
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 Infrastructure and Data Center book in PDF containing 999 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and Data Center Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and Data Center projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Infrastructure and Data Center Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Infrastructure and Data Center project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Risk Management Plan: Do the requirements require the creation of components that are unlike anything your organization has previously built?
- Scope Management Plan: Were Infrastructure and Data Center project team members involved in the development of activity & task decomposition?
- Project Scope Statement: What should you drop in order to add something new?
- Procurement Management Plan: Are stakeholders aware and supportive of the principles and practices of modern software estimation?
- Quality Management Plan: What changes can you make that will result in improvement?
- Procurement Audit: Where required, did candidates give evidence of complying with quality assurance standards?
- Procurement Audit: Is there no evidence of any individual on the evaluation panel being biased?
- Lessons Learned: Was the Infrastructure and Data Center project manager sufficiently experienced, skilled, trained, supported?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Have all involved Infrastructure and Data Center project stakeholders and work groups committed to the Infrastructure and Data Center project?
- Quality Audit: How does your organization know that its relationships with relevant professional bodies are appropriately effective and constructive?
Step-by-step and complete Infrastructure and Data Center Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Infrastructure and Data Center project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Infrastructure and Data Center project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Infrastructure and Data Center 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 Infrastructure and Data Center 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 Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and Data Center project with this in-depth Infrastructure and Data Center Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and 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 Infrastructure and Data Center investments work better.
This Infrastructure and 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.