Software Defined Data Center Toolkit

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Oversee the development and contribute requirements to software systems testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation with regarding to database impacts, software function, regression testing, error/bug retesting, and usability.

More Uses of the Software Defined Data Center Toolkit:

  • Audit: IT departments are spending more on security than ever before, and the damage caused by Data Breaches keeps getting worse.

  • Be a thought leader in customer technology evolution and transition into areas as Hybrid Cloud, DevOps, and security.

  • Identify: review project plans, work activity, software system installation, equipment and product function to ensure delivery of quality products and solutions.

  • Be accountable for leveraging sales Leadership Skills to communicate and motivate the extended account team resources to ensure full engagement and accountability.

  • Provide expert technical architectural support and guidance for solution opportunities that involve virtualization, software defined networking, cloud.

  • Ensure you educate; recommend appropriate hardware and software, prepares cost comparisons of equipment and software considered for purchasing.

  • Develop and/or execute Software Testing and validation procedures, programming and documentation.

  • Set own priorities and schedules to meet established goals and meet commitments consistently.

  • Head: for it, the delivery, management and security of corporate desktops, applications and data is an exceedingly complex challenge.

  • Systematize: design, develop, and modify software systems to meet customer needs and organization goals.

  • Organize: design and/or customize software to optimize Operational Efficiency in cloud based environments.

  • Develop and/or execute software Test Plans in order to identify software problems and causes.

  • Arrange that your business maintains operational command of the business through forecast accuracy and demand generation.

  • Drive account portfolio sales strategy and focus on top accounts and establish sales cadence with the corporate account team.

  • Develop and direct software systems testing and validation procedures, programming and documentation.

  • Use market, technical, and Competitive intelligence to build partnerships with other technical organizations based on organization strategy and drive opportunities through your partnerships.

  • Drive network virtualization adoption and identify new opportunities in the related Enterprise accounts.

  • Measure the business performance and create clear Performance Indicators that enable the Business leaders to successfully grow the business.

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware, and improve performance.

  • Analyze computer systems and Data Processing problems to implement and improve systems, contribute to the development and/or customization of Mobile Applications, and optimize Operational Efficiency.

  • Initiate: architecture, design and implement cloud service components in a Continuous Delivery model for the next generation desktop as a service using the latest Cloud Technologies.

  • Consult IT Leadership on technology and architecture topics in order to improve efficiency and delivery opportunities through automation and Continuous Improvement.

  • Oversee: design, develop and modify software systems to meet customer needs and organization goals.

  • Manage the work of professional engineers and designers regarding the testing, automation, and modification of software systems to meet customer needs and organization goals.

  • Develop and direct software systems testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation.

  • Ensure you advance; end users need access to desktops and corporate information from various devices and locations.

  • Develop system engineering, Software Engineering, System Integration, or distributed System Architectures.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Software Defined Data Center 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 Software Defined Data Center improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What information is critical to your organization that your executives are ignoring?

  2. Are audit criteria, scope, frequency and methods defined?

  3. Implementation planning: is a pilot needed to test the changes before a full roll out occurs?

  4. Would you rather sell to knowledgeable and informed customers or to uninformed customers?

  5. How can you incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of Software Defined Data Center into the services that you provide?

  6. What prevents you from making the changes you know will make you a more effective Software Defined Data Center leader?

  7. What is the definition of success?

  8. What is your cost benefit analysis?

  9. How are training requirements identified?

  10. What are your primary costs, revenues, assets?

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 Software Defined Data Center book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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 Software Defined Data Center project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Software Defined Data Center project team have enough people to execute the Software Defined Data Center 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 Software Defined Data Center 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 Software Defined Data Center Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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 Software Defined Data Center 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 Software Defined Data Center project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Software Defined Data Center 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 Software Defined Data Center 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 Software Defined Data Center investments work better.

This Software Defined Data Center 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.