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Finally, you are someone who is constantly learning and keeping pace with the latest technology and is open to fast prototyping of Emerging Technologies to improve reliability, fault tolerance, and reduce manual process.

More Uses of the OpenStack Toolkit:

  • Develop automated monitoring and notification for products and Platform that help Ops team respond quickly and effectively to any problems.

  • Be an Agile member of a combined development, test and operations team, running in short cycles to improve product lifecycle and features.

  • Be accountable for working all shifts, enhancing automation through scripting and robotics Process Automation (RPA), and improve how the team functions for increased efficiency.

  • Organize: system orchestration and control infrastructure elements, API integration frameworks, AWS, Azure, OpenStack, and proprietary virtualization operating environments.

  • Ensure you use your judgment and technical expertise to identify, document, and report issues with design, reliability, and maintenance issues.

  • Be certain that your business complies; plans and coordinates the implementation of network technologies/solutions in support of defined requirements generated by internal customers and growth demands.

  • Ensure you unify; understand and articulate the impact of Network Virtualization and Security to a customers physical IP network, operations and future network and networking Security Architectures.

  • Ensure your corporation
  • Confirm your strategy oversees integration of Cloud features, design of new features, scoping of work, defining approaches with colleagues and upstream communities.

  • Establish: AI or Artificial intelligence, Big Data, analytics, cloud and Data Center, collaboration, video, internet of everything, networking, security, service provider, Software Development, testing, wireless, mobility.

  • Steer: scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

  • Develop: personal projects, Open Source involvement while using Problem Solving capabilities to deliver solutions utilizing a top end engineering approach.

  • Formulate: Site Reliability Engineering is an engineering field to craft, build and maintain large scale production systems with high efficiency and availability using the combination of software and Systems Engineering practices.

  • Manage work on technical problems in areas of Distributed Systems, Nosql Databases, networking and virtualization, search and Information Retrieval technologies.

  • Be accountable for designing innovative Cyber defense, Intrusion Detection, Incident Response, mitigation and Forensic Analysis capabilities to counter advanced threat.

  • Steer: from a software service standpoint, your focus is currently on authentication, authorization, Api Gateway, secret management, SDK, service mesh, and database with much more to come.

  • Ensure Production Environments and Data Centers are equipped with proper level of resources and are designed correctly to scale per Business Needs.

  • Help leverage Open Source tools to maximize productivity and develop when necessary software/tools to enhance functionality of the cloud environment.

  • Supervise: design and develop Micro Services, large scale Web Services and APIs for an engineering platform (PaaS platform as a service) while using modern best practices in Software Development.

  • Ensure your strategy understands a number of your organizations technologies in order to provide technical Systems Management support or deliver part of a detailed Technical Design which meets Customer Requirements.

  • Govern: work closely with Product Line management and Engineering Project Management and other architects to plan ongoing feature development.

  • Lead architectural considerations to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, and high availability in support of Infrastructure, Software and Platform as a Service offerings.

  • Prepare high level designs, review, peer Code Review, develop unit tests, verification of enhancements and bugs and manage build servers.

  • Transform Security Architecture framework and referential architectural into working prototypes or designs which are transitioned into next generation security standards.

  • Establish and maintained ongoing healthy working relationships with Information Technology Management, peers, internal or external clients, and/or customers regarding the creation or maintenance of software systems.

  • Make independent decisions on core network related design, Security Policies and procedures based on budget impact, system utilization, and Network Security for optimal efficiency.

  • Collaborate with a cross functional team of application developers, operations engineers, and architects to understand complex product requirements and translate them into automated solutions.

  • Warrant that your planning complies; this team work closely with the rest of the Infrastructure Engineering teams to build core Internet architecture, security applications and Distributed Systems at scale.

  • Supervise: virtual networking team delivers network as a service that handle planning, provisioning, life cycle management and security of your customers Network Infrastructure.

  • Contribute to architecture requirements and design all while creating technical documentation with an emphasis on quality driven deliverables.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the OpenStack 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 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which OpenStack improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What is an unallowable cost?

  2. When is Root Cause Analysis Required?

  3. Can you maintain your growth without detracting from the factors that have contributed to your success?

  4. Are your outputs consistent?

  5. What OpenStack events should you attend?

  6. What are hidden OpenStack quality costs?

  7. What are your operating costs?

  8. What are the OpenStack key cost drivers?

  9. What projects are going on in the organization today, and what resources are those projects using from the resource pools?

  10. For estimation problems, how do you develop an estimation statement?

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 OpenStack book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all OpenStack project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the OpenStack project team have enough people to execute the OpenStack project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed OpenStack project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose OpenStack 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 OpenStack 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 OpenStack investments work better.

This OpenStack 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.