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M3 Playbook > Phase 3: Engagement > 3.11 Finalize Target State Systems Environment

3.11 Finalize Target State Systems Environment

Technology

Task Activities

  1. Customer

    Perform knowledge transfer to provider to gain an understanding of the customer’s As-Is Systems Environment including which interfaces to legacy systems will be required

  2. Shared

    Review initial Target State Systems Environment and compare against the provider’s standard solution to determine where gaps exist

  3. Provider

    Develop solutions for technical gaps where enhancements are required to systems and infrastructure and where new interfaces will be required

  4. Shared

    Assess gap solutions of technical environment based on cost and timeline implications and document impacts to release strategy

  5. Shared

    Finalize Target State Systems Environment, through technical reviews if necessary, to define the scope of the migration and at each release, if applicable

  6. Shared

    Report updates in governance meetings and Status Reports/Dashboards

3.11 Best Practices

  • Leverage the current systems architecture and specification documents as a starting point
  • Document critical interfaces between legacy systems and new systems including detailed data requirements and network requirements

Stakeholders

Customer

  • Program Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Functional Lead
  • Technical Lead/Solution Architect
  • Interface Lead
  • Functional SME
  • Technical SME

Provider

  • Program Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Functional Lead
  • Technical Lead/Solution Architect
  • Interface Lead
  • Functional SME
  • Technical SME

Inputs

Outputs