Microsoft Azure IoT Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Microsoft Azure IoT 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 Microsoft Azure IoT improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. Does your IoT technology possess a kill switch that allows it to be turned off by users or by us, especially when it is obsolete or at risk for causing personal injury and/or property damage?

  2. How do you make sure that all the information flowing from the sensors to the control systems is synchronized and harmonized, and can be synthesized in a way that brings meaning to data?

  3. When it comes to distributed assets in the field that you may perform aftermarket or contracted service work on, from which areas is your organization collecting or monitoring data?

  4. How can organizations secure IoT devices to take advantage of new business opportunities, while leveraging the same solutions to address risks in the rest of environments?

  5. What steps is your organization taking, or planning to take, to use the IoT more extensively in the business (either in products/services or internal operations)?

  6. Is the architecture for differing solutions the same or different, and do standards exist for integrating between different IoT systems from different vendors?

  7. How to securely store operational parameters and keys on an IoT device that is often deployed in potentially harsh environments where keys can be compromised?

  8. Do you meet your industrys best practices in the design and manufacturing processes of your IoT technology, especially to ensure product safety and security?

  9. Does the operation of your IoT technology involve the processing of personal data relating to categories so that data subjects are personally identifiable?

  10. Do your cyber, property, and general liability policies and plans adequately protect your organization from any increased cyber exposures from IoT devices?


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 Microsoft Azure IoT book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Microsoft Azure IoT Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Microsoft Azure IoT project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Quality Management Plan: Have adequate resources been provided by management to ensure Microsoft Azure IoT project success?

  2. Assumption and Constraint Log: Is there documentation of system capability requirements, data requirements, environment requirements, security requirements, and computer and hardware requirements?

  3. Cost Management Plan: Are adequate resources provided for the quality assurance function?

  4. Project Portfolio management: What are the four types of portfolios a PMO must focus on?

  5. Activity List: How difficult will it be to do specific activities on this Microsoft Azure IoT project?

  6. Schedule Management Plan: Do all stakeholders know how to access this repository and where to find the Microsoft Azure IoT project documentation?

  7. Scope Management Plan: Are Microsoft Azure IoT project team members involved in detailed estimating and scheduling?

  8. Project Performance Report: To what degree can the cognitive capacity of individuals accommodate the flow of information?

  9. Quality Audit: It is inappropriate to seek information about the Audit Panels preliminary views including questions like why do you ask that?

  10. Initiating Process Group: Mitigate. what will you do to minimize the impact should the risk event occur?

 
Step-by-step and complete Microsoft Azure IoT Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Microsoft Azure IoT project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Microsoft Azure IoT project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Microsoft Azure IoT 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 Microsoft Azure IoT 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 Microsoft Azure IoT 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 Microsoft Azure IoT 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 Microsoft Azure IoT project with this in-depth Microsoft Azure IoT Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Microsoft Azure IoT 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 Microsoft Azure IoT 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 Microsoft Azure IoT investments work better.

This Microsoft Azure IoT 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.