zVM and zLinux Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the zVM and zLinux 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 616 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which zVM and zLinux improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 616 standard requirements:

  1. How was the as is process map developed, reviewed, verified and validated?

  2. Among the zVM and zLinux product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

  3. Are process variation components displayed/communicated using suitable charts, graphs, plots?

  4. How frequently do you track zVM and zLinux measures?

  5. How did the team generate the list of possible solutions?

  6. How do we do risk analysis of rare, cascading, catastrophic events?

  7. Is there a Performance Baseline?

  8. Are operating procedures consistent?

  9. Which customers cant participate in our zVM and zLinux domain because they lack skills, wealth, or convenient access to existing solutions?

  10. What new services of functionality will be implemented next with zVM and zLinux ?


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 zVM and zLinux book in PDF containing 616 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step zVM and zLinux Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 zVM and zLinux project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree can team members meet frequently enough to accomplish the teams ends?

  2. Scope Management Plan: Has adequate time for orientation & training of zVM and zLinux project staff been provided for in relation to technical nature of the application and the experience levels of zVM and zLinux project personnel?

  3. Assumption and Constraint Log: Are there processes defining how software will be developed including development methods, overall timeline for development, software product standards, and traceability?

  4. Procurement Audit: Is there an effective risk management system continuously monitoring procurement risk?

  5. Project Charter: zVM and zLinux project Objective Statement: What must the zVM and zLinux project do?

  6. Stakeholder Management Plan: What is the primary function of the Activity Decomposition Decision Tree?

  7. Procurement Audit: Does the procurement zVM and zLinux project comply with European Communities regulations and rules?

  8. Activity Duration Estimates: When a risk event occurs, is the risk response evaluated and the appropriate response implemented?

  9. Roles and Responsibilities: Influence: What areas of organizational decision making are you able to influence when you do not have authority to make the final decision?

  10. Probability and Impact Matrix: Can it be enlarged by drawing people from other areas of the organization?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 zVM and zLinux project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose zVM and zLinux 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 zVM and zLinux 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 zVM and zLinux investments work better.

This zVM and zLinux 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.

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    Your book is interesting and contains timely topics.

    Posted by Dianne L. on 5th Sep 2018

    DIANNE L Chief Learning Officer

  • 5
    The Self-Assessment is a great tool to gather feedback and input from others, especially challenges, and things to watch out for. Very helpful!

    Posted by JULIE M. on 5th Sep 2018

    JULIE M. AWS Solution Architect

  • 5
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    JOHN G. Principal Consultant

  • 5
    I will use everything extensively to prepare for an audit scheduled in Dec and Jan for an important automotive customer.

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    Bruno C. ICT Director

  • 5
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    Thank you! I have found a lot of great information in the text so far. I plan to use your book as one of our references as we build out our SDDC and gladly leave an online review.

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    CRAIG T. Chief Technology Officer

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    Thanks for this; a lot of work has gone into developing and producing this, I am looking forward to using it in the coming weeks.

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    ELLEN C. Enterprise Innovation: Business & Information Technology Strategist

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