Windows Server Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Windows Server 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 995 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Windows Server improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 995 standard requirements:

  1. Does your organization have adequate physical safeguards in place to protect against unauthorized access or routine viewing of display devices or printed materials by unauthorized persons?

  2. Which tool should the architect use in preparation for migration to Windows Server to determine application compatibility and suitability for virtualization?

  3. Does your organization have adequate physical safeguards in place to protect network and infrastructure components from unauthorized access?

  4. Which is a network file system access protocol primarily used by Windows clients for communicating file access requests to Windows Servers?

  5. Does the cyber incident response plan regularly get updated to reflect revised processes based on the exercises and/or real world events?

  6. Which tools will you use to view information about the use of hardware and software resources of a particular system in real time?

  7. Which technologies causes a single processor to appear as multiple processors within System Properties in a Windows Server?

  8. Is there a separate desktop application licensing model for use of software with Windows Server Remote Desktop Services?

  9. Which ds8000 disk technology would provide the best performance without regard to cost to meet the customer requirement?

  10. When running a Windows Server, which option is used with the ping command to convert numerical addresses to host names?


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 Windows Server book in PDF containing 995 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Source Selection Criteria: What evidence should be provided regarding proposal evaluations?

  2. Quality Audit: What does an analysis of your organizations staff profile suggest in terms of its planning, and how is this being addressed?

  3. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Who holds positions of responsibility in interested organizations?

  4. Procurement Audit: Are the number of checking accounts where cash segregation is not required kept to a reasonable number?

  5. Project Schedule: Your Windows Server project management plan results in a Windows Server project schedule that is too long. If the Windows Server project network diagram cannot change and you have extra personnel resources, what is the BEST thing to do?

  6. Probability and Impact Matrix: Sensitivity analysis -which risks will have the most impact on the Windows Server project?

  7. Procurement Management Plan: Is a stakeholder management plan in place that covers topics?

  8. Procurement Management Plan: Are changes in deliverable commitments agreed to by all affected groups & individuals?

  9. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are changes in deliverable commitments agreed to by all affected groups & individuals?

  10. Project Performance Report: To what degree does the information network provide individuals with the information they require?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Windows Server project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Windows Server 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 Windows Server 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 Windows Server investments work better.

This Windows Server 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.