Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Microsoft Azure Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Microsoft Azure 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 specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Microsoft Azure 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 998 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 improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 998 standard requirements:
- Parental consent is required to process the data of children younger than 16. In this sense; do all services have to keep a record of the age of users? Is it sufficient to ask the user to state his/her age; or is it also necessary to verify the stated age?
- Do you have the right to terminate the SLA in the event of default, ownership change, insolvency, change of security or serious deterioration of service quality?
- What if getting connected and carrying out transactions in an ultra-safe, transparent, and effortless way comes to you as a fully automated platform capability?
- Does the outsourcing agreement also include reporting mechanisms that ensure adequate oversight of IT security risk management by the service provider?
- What would be the best practice with regard to Suppliers owning the cloud contracts and potentially transferring that contract to your organization?
- Is there a better way to deal with the rapid pace of technology innovations and translate them into something useful for your stakeholders?
- Has the capabilities the modern enterprise requires. Is your environment ready to move to one of the industrys most advanced databases?
- What sensors or other data-capture devices are already in place and collecting information that goes unused because it is inaccessible?
- What are the novel technological challenges presented by IoT relative to existing technological infrastructure and devices, if any?
- Does your data management solution easily connect to all your data sources within Azure, the cloud, and on-premises?
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 book in PDF containing 998 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Microsoft Azure 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 Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Microsoft Azure 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 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 projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Microsoft Azure Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Microsoft Azure project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Procurement Management Plan: Is Microsoft Azure project work proceeding in accordance with the original Microsoft Azure project schedule?
- Procurement Audit: Were the tender documents comprehensive, transparent and free from restrictions or conditions which would discriminate against certain suppliers?
- Procurement Audit: Are individuals with check-signing responsibility prohibited from signing blank checks?
- Planning Process Group: To what extent is the program helping to influence your organizations policy framework?
- Procurement Audit: Were additional deliveries a partial replacement for normal supplies or installations or an extension of existing supplies or installations?
- Cost Management Plan: Is an industry recognized mechanized support tool(s) being used for Microsoft Azure project scheduling & tracking?
- Quality Management Plan: What are your organizations current levels and trends for the already stated measures related to financial and marketplace performance?
- Risk Audit: What expertise does the Board have on quality, outcomes, and errors?
- Procurement Management Plan: Is documentation created for communication with the suppliers and Vendors?
- Contract Close-Out: Have all contract records been included in the Microsoft Azure project archives?
Step-by-step and complete Microsoft Azure Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Microsoft Azure project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Microsoft Azure 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 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 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 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 project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Microsoft Azure project with this in-depth Microsoft Azure Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Microsoft Azure 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 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 investments work better.
This Microsoft Azure 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.