Infrastructure Architecture Toolkit

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Be accountable for analyzing, designing, implementing, testing, troubleshooting, integrating, documenting and configuring It Security infrastructure to maximize performance and capacity; Planning, initiating and implementing new security Infrastructure Architecture or design changes.

More Uses of the Infrastructure Architecture Toolkit:

  • Drive increased adherence to the defined standards to ensure consistency, simplicity and uplift overall architecture.

  • Confirm your strategy engages team with other Practice Area Leads/Practice Leads in Architecture to ensure 2 way feedback of Practitioners occurs.

  • Align standards between application, data, security and infrastructure and accelerate adoption of modern architectures.

  • Lead: given a trouble shooting SOP and/or training is able to perform Root Cause Analysis of and application or system issue and take Corrective Action personally or escalate to the appropriate individual/teams for help.

  • Ensure you realize; lead and drive the various levels of Infrastructure Architecture and engineering Review Processes and work with Enterprise Architecture to drive execution of strategies and key projects.

  • Warrant that your business coordinates design criteria with engineering, tooling, material, and planning group in accordance with contractual specifications.

  • Assure your project complies; DevOps engineers are IT professionals who collaborate with Software Developers, systems engineers and other IT staff members to do server Configuration Management and manage code releases.

  • Confirm your organization complies; partners with business, architecture and infrastructure and oversees all Service Levels to ensure business area satisfaction.

  • Assure your strategy creates design principles and prepares technical and Infrastructure Architecture deliverables that meet Business Requirements and customer needs.

  • Secure that your organization leads Infrastructure Architecture, Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE) and public/private Hybrid Cloud strategy and roadmap.

  • Coordinate: Infrastructure Architecture leads the creation of the overall application, data, cloud, and systems infrastructure blueprints and standards.

  • Ensure you unite; lead new Business Development and existing client activities inside assigned accounts through proposal and negotiation, culminating in new contract agreements.

  • Ensure you pilot; lead knowledge across Cloud Infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data and applications) to deliver Full Stack Cloud Infrastructure Architectures and designs.

  • Ensure support of internal and external partners and vendors on Network Infrastructure Architecture and configuration projects.

  • Establish that your project communicates and validates program Infrastructure Architecture with infrastructure and application teams, Project Management team and technology services management team.

  • Organize: enterprise Infrastructure Architecture is comprised of the totality of your organizations IT Hardware and capabilities.

  • Steer: research, evaluate and analyze technologies to solve business problems; build Business Cases and projects plans to implement.

  • Ensure primary goal for all DevOps Engineers is to increase automation thereby reducing or eliminating manual tasks and human interaction in order to deploy software and configuration changes more efficiently and with fewer errors or failures.

  • Be accountable for supporting the assessment of Data Architecture principles and standards with regard to Application and Infrastructure Architecture standards.

  • Coordinate: work closely with solutions architecture, Infrastructure Architecture, integration architecture and Business Architecture to create an Enterprise Architecture approach for solving short term and long term strategic initiatives.

  • Ensure you cultivate; lead Business Architecture, Application Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure Architecture, integration architecture, Security Architecture, and solutions architecture.

  • Manage work with the Portfolio management team to ensure that each project has the appropriate budget and Resource Allocation.

  • Provide constructive feedback diplomatically to other team members, technical partners, customers, and leadership.

  • Confirm your corporation serves as project sponsor and escalation point to remove roadblocks and facilitate issue/risk resolution to ensure all portfolio and project delivery targets are met.

  • Confirm your organization builds relationships and work closely with development and infrastructure teams to ensure solutions are technically sound, issues are identified and resolved, and projects are delivered with budget and on time.

  • Warrant that your planning provides application installation and troubleshooting of Citrix XenApp suite of products, as provisioning server, desktop delivery control, virtual desktop images/target devices.

  • Devise: thorough knowledge across cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to help deliver end to end Cloud Infrastructure Architectures and designs.

  • Ensure you establish; lead analysis of technology industry and Market Trends to determine potential impact on the Infrastructure Architecture.

  • Achieve high levels of service availability and performance through the implementation of Infrastructure Architecture, tools, automation, and processes.

  • Support the internal development teams; the Build and Release Team helps developers take the application source code from repository to deployment in a manner that is maintainable, scalable and repeatable.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Infrastructure Architecture 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 Architecture improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How are you verifying it?

  2. Do you have past Infrastructure Architecture successes?

  3. For decision problems, how do you develop a decision statement?

  4. Will it solve real problems?

  5. Are the planned controls working?

  6. You may have created your quality measures at a time when you lacked resources, technology wasn't up to the required standard, or low Service Levels were the industry norm. Have those circumstances changed?

  7. What qualifications do Infrastructure Architecture leaders need?

  8. Which costs should be taken into account?

  9. Are the most efficient solutions problem-specific?

  10. How are outputs preserved and protected?


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

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

  • 62 step-by-step Infrastructure Architecture Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Infrastructure Architecture 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 Infrastructure Architecture project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Infrastructure Architecture project team have enough people to execute the Infrastructure Architecture 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 Infrastructure Architecture 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 Infrastructure Architecture Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

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


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Infrastructure Architecture 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 Architecture 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 Architecture 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 Architecture 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 Architecture 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 Infrastructure Architecture project with this in-depth Infrastructure Architecture Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Infrastructure Architecture 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 Architecture 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 Architecture investments work better.

This Infrastructure Architecture 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.