Microsoft Visual Studio Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Microsoft Visual Studio 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 990 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 Visual Studio improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 990 standard requirements:

  1. Does the IDE offer other useful and smart editing facilities as identifying errors as soon as commands are entered, rather than waiting till compilation time?

  2. Is there enough available space in the systems paging file, and is there enough contiguous virtual address space in the process to satisfy the request?

  3. What is the most cost effective solution to license desktop tools for the research employees and the administrative employees?

  4. Which is the proper device for the third partition, on the second hard disk, on the first IDE controller, on a PC system?

  5. How would you write a method that takes an arbitrary number of parameters where the parameters could be any type?

  6. What is the name of the container in your IDE that contains all files and projects for a complete application?

  7. Which window in the IDE is used to obtain the form objects that you need to place in the form at design time?

  8. How does performance testing fit in with various software development processes and methodologies, though?

  9. Which licensing option should you recommend to meet the business goals and to support the planned changes?

  10. Are the delays associated with data tier interactions the primary focus of the performance investigation?


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 Visual Studio book in PDF containing 990 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Management Plan: Have lessons learned been conducted after each Microsoft Visual Studio project release?

  2. Executing Process Group: Do Microsoft Visual Studio project managers understand your organizational context for Microsoft Visual Studio projects?

  3. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are risk oriented checklists used during risk identification?

  4. Activity Duration Estimates: Do scope statements include the Microsoft Visual Studio project objectives and expected deliverables?

  5. Risk Audit: Have you considered the health and safety of everyone in your organization and do you meet work health and safety regulations?

  6. Change Request: How is the change documented (format, content, storage)?

  7. Executing Process Group: What will you do to minimize the impact should a risk event occur?

  8. Procurement Audit: Are the journals and ledgers kept current for all funds?

  9. Probability and Impact Assessment: Can it be enlarged by drawing people from other areas of your organization?

  10. Risk Audit: Does the customer have a solid idea of what is required?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Microsoft Visual Studio project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Microsoft Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio project with this in-depth Microsoft Visual Studio Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Microsoft Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio investments work better.

This Microsoft Visual Studio 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.