IT Policy Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the IT Policy 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 Policy improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. Does senior management demonstrate, through its actions as well as it policies, the necessary commitment to competence, integrity and fostering a climate of trust within your organization?

  2. What are the implementation issues associated with using cyber security technologies for critical infrastructure protection, including policy issues as privacy and information sharing?

  3. Where skills are concerned, does the IT policy cover the different aspects of the IT concept and all population categories, or does it focus on certain sub-areas and categories?

  4. How does your organization know that the weak password policy to access load balancer is more or less important than the current misconfiguration of email security platform?

  5. Do you have the appropriate governance policies and an agreed code of conduct that specify which of your processes or activities are off-limits for AI for security reasons?

  6. Does your organization have in place appropriate policies, strategies and mechanisms for ensuring that its Information Technology facilities and systems are secure?

  7. Do you regularly test and update your policies and procedures for capturing, archiving, retaining, and monitoring employee/registered rep electronic communications?

  8. Are your policies, processes and procedures keeping up with the unique cyber security and regulatory requirements of industrial and operational technology systems?

  9. What policies and procedures for capturing, archiving, and retaining employee/registered rep electronic communications are specified in your compliance manual?

  10. What policies and procedures for reviewing electronic communications used in client correspondence and/or advertising are specified in your compliance manual?


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 Policy book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Project Management Plan: How can you best help your organization to develop consistent practices in IT Policy project management planning stages?

  2. Team Operating Agreement: Why does your organization want to participate in teaming?

  3. Stakeholder Management Plan: How will you engage this stakeholder and gain commitment?

  4. Executing Process Group: Is the IT Policy project making progress in helping to achieve the set results?

  5. Team Operating Agreement: Do you vary your voice pace, tone and pitch to engage participants and gain involvement?

  6. Risk Audit: Have customers been involved fully in the definition of requirements?

  7. Procurement Audit: Where required, did candidates give evidence of complying with quality assurance standards?

  8. Procurement Audit: Are purchase requisitions used to generate purchase orders?

  9. Schedule Management Plan: Is it standard practice to formally commit stakeholders to the IT Policy project via agreements?

  10. Human Resource Management Plan: Are post milestone IT Policy project reviews (PMPR) conducted with your organization at least once a year?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 IT Policy project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 IT Policy 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 Policy 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 Policy 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 Policy 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 Policy 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 IT Policy project with this in-depth IT Policy Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose IT Policy 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 Policy 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 Policy investments work better.

This IT Policy 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.