Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Linux on System z Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Linux on System z 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 683 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Linux on System z improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 683 standard requirements:
- Do you see more potential in people than they do in themselves?
- Are new process steps, standards, and documentation ingrained into normal operations?
- If you had to leave your organization for a year and the only communication you could have with employees was a single paragraph, what would you write?
- When a Linux on System z manager recognizes a problem, what options are available?
- Who will be responsible for making the decisions to include or exclude requested changes once Linux on System z is underway?
- Are we taking our company in the direction of better and revenue or cheaper and cost?
- Did any value-added analysis or ‘lean thinking’ take place to identify some of the gaps shown on the ‘as is’ process map?
- Is data and process analysis, root cause analysis and quantifying the gap/opportunity in place?
- Does Linux on System z appropriately measure and monitor risk?
- How can the value of Linux on System z be defined?
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 Linux on System z book in PDF containing 683 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Linux on System z Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Linux on System z project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Project Charter: Dependent Linux on System z projects: What Linux on System z projects must be underway or completed before this Linux on System z project can be successful?
- Activity Duration Estimates: Are adjustments implemented to correct or prevent defects?
- Cost Management Plan: The definition of the Linux on System z project scope what needs to be accomplished?
- Requirements Management Plan: Do you have price sheets and a methodology for determining the total proposal cost?
- Probability and Impact Assessment: Can the risk be avoided by choosing a different alternative?
- Scope Management Plan: Are stakeholders aware and supportive of the principles and practices of modern software estimation?
- Scope Management Plan: Which statement about customer expectations is not true?
- Roles and Responsibilities: Implementation of actions: Who are the responsible units?
- Lessons Learned: How timely was the training you received in preparation for the use of the product/service?
- Procurement Management Plan: Are there checklists created to determine if all quality processes are followed?
Step-by-step and complete Linux on System z Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Linux on System z project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Linux on System z project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Linux on System z project with this in-depth Linux on System z Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z 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 Linux on System z investments work better.
This Linux on System z 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.