Infrastructure as Code Toolkit

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Be accountable for providing strategic and technical leadership for client teams establishing Cloud Infrastructure design, migrating Data Centers to cloud, developing Infrastructure as Code, or deploying cloud solutions.

More Uses of the Infrastructure as Code Toolkit:

  • Solve security challenges in a security first, Infrastructure as Code, fully cloud based environment.

  • Ensure you arrange; automated deployments, Windows Server, kubernetes, It Security, auto scaling, Infrastructure as Code.

  • Orchestrate: setup network, storage and security environments, leveraging an Infrastructure as Code approach.

  • Audit: provision, configure, implement, and administration MariaDB instances in clustered and non clustered environments using the AWS cloud via Infrastructure as Code.

  • Supervise: implement DevOps practices as Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Integration and automated deployment.

  • Methodize: design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure and configuration of SaaS applications with a focus on automation and Infrastructure as Code.

  • Initiate: thought leader across multiple teams and technologies to drive change into teams to move towards and Infrastructure as Code approach.

  • Be accountable for implementing DevOps practices as Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Integration and automated deployment.

  • Initiate: work closely with Development Teams on Infrastructure as Code, automation, and orchestration.

  • Support the rest of the engineering team in growing and maintaining the Infrastructure as Code / Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.

  • Identify: design, implement, and maintain server, storage, network, and security Infrastructure as Code.

  • Develop full fledged software tooling to deliver programmable infrastructure and environments (Infrastructure as Code).

  • Support the belief in Infrastructure as Code administering operating systems through scripts, APIs, tooling, and automation.

  • Initiate: one of the big infrastructure shifts wed like to make though, is moving towards Infrastructure as Code.

  • Manage work with technical and functional groups to provide analysis, design and development of Infrastructure as Code in support of existing and new project requirements.

  • Maintain DevOps operational environments, automating and using Infrastructure as Code, ensures appropriate security and access levels to environment tools and resources.

  • Direct: work closely with DevOps and infrastructure teams to automate, orchestrate and implement Infrastructure as Code through scripting.

  • Provide engineering mastery in operating service oriented architectures, Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Integration, continuous deployment, and continuous (resilient) operations.

  • Arrange that your enterprise creates and maintains System Administration scripts and Process Automation to orchestrate and implement Infrastructure as Code.

  • Guide: design and set standards for setup related to computing, storing and securing environments while leveraging an Infrastructure as Code approach for a Hybrid Cloud environment.

  • Govern: implement and administer cloud platform and on premise databases and Data Warehouse solutions using automation, scripting and Infrastructure as Code.

  • Systematize: currently exploring multiple vendors for cloud platforms (admin or architect), Infrastructure as Code, and next gen Data Centers.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Infrastructure as Code 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 995 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 as Code improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 995 standard requirements:

  1. What is your retrospective on how you went from EC2 servers to Infrastructure as Code, to immutable infrastructure, and what is the tie in with movements towards functional programming?

  2. What is the development approach designed to achieve easier and more effective integration of code modules within and between enterprises?

  3. Which phase of the cloud service lifecycle involves ongoing management activities to maintain Cloud Infrastructure and deployed services?

  4. How do you ensure your software goes through a consistent and repeatable testing and deployment process before getting to production?

  5. When was the last time a single environment was set up for an application that was deployed only once and never deployed again?

  6. Is the customer encouraged to continually give feedback/criticism and rethink requirements during the development process?

  7. Is management willing to commit to the process of continuously planning instead of developing a one time plan upfront?

  8. How do you bring together the technological and cultural changes necessary to secure your code at the speed of DevOps?

  9. Is there a point when a delay triggers a much larger consequence, either within system or in an interdependent system?

  10. Will your apps run on dynamic immutable infrastructure requiring developing practices using Infrastructure as Code?


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 as Code book in PDF containing 995 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Quality Audit: Is there a written procedure for receiving materials?

  2. Team Operating Agreement: What individual strengths does each team member bring to the group?

  3. Activity Duration Estimates: Are Infrastructure as Code project records organized, maintained, and assessable by Infrastructure as Code project team members?

  4. Scope Management Plan: Is there a set of procedures defining the scope, procedures, and deliverables defining Quality Control?

  5. Human Resource Management Plan: Is there an on-going process in place to monitor Infrastructure as Code project risks?

  6. Quality Management Plan: Is the Steering Committee active in Infrastructure as Code project oversight?

  7. Schedule Management Plan: Are the Infrastructure as Code project team members located locally to the users/stakeholders?

  8. Stakeholder Management Plan: What is meant by activity dependencies and how do they relate to network diagramming?

  9. Probability and Impact Matrix: How likely is the current plan to come in on schedule or on budget?

  10. Requirements Management Plan: Did you distinguish the scope of work the contractor(s) will be required to do?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code 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 as Code 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 as Code project with this in-depth Infrastructure as Code Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Infrastructure as Code 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 as Code 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 as Code investments work better.

This Infrastructure as Code 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.