WebSphere Portal Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the WebSphere Portal 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 991 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which WebSphere Portal improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 991 standard requirements:

  1. When configuring decision server rules on WebSphere liberty profile, which archive needs to be deployed on the application server in order to enable hosted transparent decision services?

  2. Are employees made aware of information, knowledge experts, and data sources in other departments or other employee roles that directly affect specific responsibilities?

  3. Which WebSphere capability enables dynamic workload management through monitoring of application health, workload traffic, and adjustments to workload distribution?

  4. Which approach should be recommended when designing a production topology for WebSphere application servers providing high availability and failover capabilities?

  5. What is the difference between enabling tracing through the IBM WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console and the IBM WebSphere Portal Enable Tracing portlet?

  6. Which capability of the WebSphere portfolio helps to improve resource utilization and lower hardware footprint costs for application development testing?

  7. What key topic should be reviewed with a CFO to help differentiate the benefits of implementing WebSphere on Power Systems versus the competition?

  8. Which portlet would an administrator use to add a targeted view of user profile and network information to an IBM WebSphere Portal application?

  9. Does your customer need the ability to quickly develop and integrate applications that can respond to constantly changing market conditions?

  10. What project creation wizard is available in Rational Application Developer specifically for creating new portlets for WebSphere Portal?


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 WebSphere Portal book in PDF containing 991 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree will the team adopt a concrete, clearly understood, and agreed-upon approach that will result in achievement of the teams goals?

  2. Procurement Audit: Is the strategy implemented across the entire organization?

  3. Schedule Management Plan: Has a provision been made to reassess WebSphere Portal project risks at various WebSphere Portal project stages?

  4. Risk Audit: Does your organization have any policies or procedures to guide its decision-making (code of conduct for the board, conflict of interest policy, etc.)?

  5. Human Resource Management Plan: Have all involved WebSphere Portal project stakeholders and work groups committed to the WebSphere Portal project?

  6. Change Management Plan: What new competencies will be required for the roles?

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

  8. Project Portfolio management: How do organizations re-align portfolio when strategic objectives change?

  9. Scope Management Plan: Are target dates established for each milestone deliverable?

  10. Procurement Audit: Is it calculated whether aggregated procurement can be more cost-efficient?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 WebSphere Portal project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose WebSphere Portal 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 WebSphere Portal 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 WebSphere Portal investments work better.

This WebSphere Portal 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.