Oracle Database Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Oracle Database 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 Oracle Database improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. What exactly are the granular database data protection and recoverability requirements that have business, operational, and technical implications for an Oracle Database environment?

  2. Are you using additional Oracle data solutions and the right underlying infrastructure to truly maximize the value of Oracle databases and turn data into your most important asset?

  3. When consolidating multiple databases onto a single Oracle Exadata Database Machine, which approach should you take to help the machine support a mixed workload?

  4. Is there a cart capable of carrying the weight of the servers to move the components and associated cabling from the supplied rack to the customer supplied rack?

  5. Has your organization defined criteria and assigned responsibility for data validation during unit testing, mock conversions and production cut over?

  6. Has the access route been checked for clearances of the rack, in particular, the minimum width and height requirements for all doors on the route?

  7. What are the specific SLAs for system uptime that really made you look at Oracle Database and specifically the Oracle Real Application Clusters?

  8. Will the required network cables be laid from the network equipment to the location where the Oracle Exadata Rack will be installed?

  9. Why spend time allocating on-premises resources when the cloud backup can be recovered directly into an Oracle Cloud Database?

  10. Which sequence of steps is performed automatically when provisioning an Oracle Database in the Oracle Database Cloud Service?


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

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Schedule Management Plan: Which status reports are received per the Oracle Database project Plan?

  2. Requirements Management Plan: Which hardware or software, related to, or as outcome of the Oracle Database project is new to your organization?

  3. Procurement Audit: Has it been determined how large a portion of the procurement portfolio should be managed by the procurement function/unit and how large a portion that should be managed locally?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: At what point will the Oracle Database project be closed and what will be done to formally close the Oracle Database project?

  5. Earned Value Status: Validation is a process of ensuring that the developed system will actually achieve the stakeholders desired outcomes; Are you building the right product? What do you validate?

  6. Duration Estimating Worksheet: Value pocket identification & quantification what are value pockets?

  7. Project Scope Statement: Are there issues that could affect the existing requirements for the result, service, or product if the scope changes?

  8. Activity Cost Estimates: How do you treat administrative costs in the activity inventory?

  9. Procurement Audit: Is the purchasing department facility laid out to facilitate interviews with salespersons?

  10. Procurement Audit: Is your organization aware and informed about international procurement standards and good practice?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Oracle Database project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Oracle Database 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 Oracle Database 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 Oracle Database investments work better.

This Oracle Database 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.