Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical directory services Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any directory services 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 directory services specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the directory services 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 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which directory services improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:
- How often will data be collected for measures?
- What are all of our directory services domains and what do they do?
- What are we attempting to measure/monitor?
- In what ways are directory services vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use?
- What are the success criteria that will indicate that directory services objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?
- What tools were used to tap into the creativity and encourage ‘outside the box’ thinking?
- Why is change control necessary?
- What would happen if directory services weren’t done?
- How do you stay inspired?
- Were any criteria developed to assist the team in testing and evaluating potential solutions?
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 directory services book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your directory services 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 directory services Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which directory services 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 directory services 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 directory services projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step directory services Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 directory services project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Probability and Impact Assessment: Risks should be identified during which phase of directory services project management life cycle?
- Lessons Learned: Why does the organization need a lessons learned (LL) capability?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Are communication systems proposed compatible with staff skills and experience?
- Variance Analysis: Can the contractor substantiate work package and planning package budgets?
- Procurement Management Plan: How will the duration of the directory services project influence your decisions?
- Risk Management Plan: Financial risk: Can the organization afford to undertake the directory services project?
- Probability and Impact Assessment: Do you have a consistent repeatable process that is actually used?
- Source Selection Criteria: How long will it take for the purchase cost to be the same as the lease cost?
- Probability and Impact Assessment: Are there any directory services projects similar to this one in existence?
- Team Operating Agreement: Are there influences outside the team that may affect performance, and if so, have you identified and addressed them?
Step-by-step and complete directory services Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 directory services project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 directory services project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 directory services 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 directory services 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 directory services 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 directory services project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any directory services project with this in-depth directory services Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose directory services 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 directory services 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 directory services investments work better.
This directory services 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.