Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Network operations center Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Network operations 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 Network operations center specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Network operations 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 933 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Network operations center improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 933 standard requirements:
- Data center facility location decisions today. Price of power is also an emerging and important theme. As data center managers plan for future costs, how can power pricing be accurately estimated?
- Senior-level client discussions now tend to focus on where to start rather than simply on feasibility. Whats the initial use case that can bootstrap NFV deployment?
- What will you do if an electrician accidentally severs the buildings main circuit, for example, or your entire facility temporarily loses Internet connectivity?
- Can you leverage an existing investment as a data feed into DCIM for example a Building Management System BMS or Electrical Power Management System EPMS?
- When an event occurs in the data center, how do you know what happened, what services are impacted, where should the technicians go to resolve the issue?
- Can you leverage existing investments as a data feed into DCIM for example a Building Management System BMS or Electrical Power Management System EPMS?
- Collecting hazard history information can assist you in answering the question; how has the hazard impacted us in the past?
- Industry and government regulations proliferating, can you nonintrusively scan your network to detect potential compliance issues?
- Is there an adjoining office or other building that may be capable of utilising the high level of waste heat from the data centre?
- Do data center managers realize the impact improving the efficiency of their data center could have on their organizations budget?
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 Network operations center book in PDF containing 933 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Network operations 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 Network operations center Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Network operations 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 Network operations 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 Network operations center projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Network operations center Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Network operations center project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Quality Audit: How does the organization know that its system for maintaining and advancing the capabilities of its staff, particularly in relation to the Mission of the organization, is appropriately effective and constructive?
- Lessons Learned: Overall, how effective were the efforts to prepare you and your organization for the impact of the product/service of the Network operations center project?
- Earned Value Status: If earned value management (EVM) is so good in determining the true status of a Network operations center project and Network operations center project its completion, why is it that hardly any one uses it in information systems related Network operations center projects?
- Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Guiding question: Who shall you involve in the making of the stakeholder map?
- Quality Audit: Does the audit organization have experience in performing the required work for entities of your type and size?
- Assumption and Constraint Log: Is the process working, but people are not executing in compliance of the process?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Are estimating assumptions and constraints captured?
- Communications Management Plan: What help do you and your team need from the stakeholder?
- Source Selection Criteria: Is a letter of commitment from each proposed team member and key subcontractor included?
- Variance Analysis: Contemplated overhead expenditure for each period based on the best information currently is available?
Step-by-step and complete Network operations center Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Network operations center project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Network operations center project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Network operations center 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 Network operations center 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 Network operations 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 Network operations 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 Network operations center project with this in-depth Network operations center Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Network operations 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 Network operations 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 Network operations center investments work better.
This Network operations center All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:
Includes lifetime updates
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