IT Disaster Recovery Management Toolkit

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Working with the senior organization, site, and functional leaders in the business, formulate and deploy long term plans for acquiring and enabling efficient and cost effective IT systems that satisfy business requirements and goals.

More Uses of the IT Disaster Recovery Management Toolkit:

  • Work with department managers to improve processes (or reduce pain points) utilizing the ERP system.

  • Manage and maintain network users, computers, security, printers, drive mappings and other group policies.

  • Ensure that local plant level IT issues and requirements are acknowledged and addressed in an efficient manner.

  • Work with partners to direct the effective delivery of networks, development, client website management, disaster recovery systems, and processes.

  • Develop and implement application, hardware and software standards for enterprise systems and IT services.

  • Identify and fill short term talent and workforce capacity gaps by leveraging outside resources to meet business objectives.

  • Provide leadership and advanced technical support via telephone, email and in person to employees.

  • Ensure processes and procedures are in place to ensure that all reported issues are resolved quickly and efficiently.

  • Work with local plant/warehouse leadership, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.

  • Develop and manage relationships with vendors in support of staff augmentation and systems support.

  • Collaborate with executive staff and business units to understand existing problems, future objectives and trends.

  • Collaborate with local management and department leaders to assess near and long term technology needs.

  • Ensure you have exposure to working with security operations, enterprise security, compliance and risk management areas.

  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT systems spending and initiatives.

  • Identify, recommend, develop, implement, and maintain IT standard procedures and cost effective technology strategies that meet the business objectives.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 992 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which IT Disaster Recovery Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. Does your organization have an information security implementation strategy as per the risk analysis results that its implementation is undertaken as part of your organizations work plan?

  2. Has your organization implemented a socialization program and increased understanding of information security, including its compliance interests for all concerned?

  3. How long will it take your organization to recover and to be fully up and running again after a system failure, a cyberattack, or another disaster?

  4. Has the trustee considered whether there are any dependencies between each material outsourcing agreement service providers BCP and its own BCP?

  5. Have key decision points been identified and presented to senior management for approval before proceeding with the next step in the process?

  6. Does your organization have the negotiating leverage necessary to require its consent to any changes in the vendors disaster recovery plan?

  7. Has senior management been provided with regular updates and information briefings with regards to the status of the plan development?

  8. Is your small or mid-sized engineering organization resilient enough to withstand short or long-term interruptions to its operations?

  9. Does your department have a plan for keeping essential employees at work and for the orderly departure of non-essential employees?

  10. Is the status of the completion of the risk mitigation measures regularly monitored, to ensure the end or progress of its work?

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 IT Disaster Recovery Management book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 IT Disaster Recovery Management Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 IT Disaster Recovery Management projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step IT Disaster Recovery Management Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 IT Disaster Recovery Management project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Executing Process Group: Does the IT Disaster Recovery Management project team have enough people to execute the IT Disaster Recovery Management project plan?

  2. Variance Analysis: Budget versus actual. how does the monthly budget compare to actual experience?

  3. Probability and Impact Matrix: What is the level of experience available with your organization?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: Has a quality assurance plan been developed for the IT Disaster Recovery Management project?

  5. Quality Audit: How does your organization know that its system for ensuring a positive organizational climate is appropriately effective and constructive?

  6. Probability and Impact Assessment: Is it necessary to deeply assess all IT Disaster Recovery Management project risks?

  7. Quality Management Plan: What key performance indicators does your organization use to measure, manage, and improve key processes?

  8. Lessons Learned: If you had to do this IT Disaster Recovery Management project again, what is the one thing that you would change (related to process, not to technical solutions)?

  9. Activity Duration Estimates: Are adjustments implemented to correct or prevent defects?

  10. Schedule Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a broker of the products/supplies?

Step-by-step and complete IT Disaster Recovery Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 IT Disaster Recovery Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 IT Disaster Recovery Management project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 IT Disaster Recovery Management project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any IT Disaster Recovery Management project with this in-depth IT Disaster Recovery Management Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 IT Disaster Recovery Management 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 IT Disaster Recovery Management investments work better.

This IT Disaster Recovery Management All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


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