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Program Management

Task Activities

  1. Shared

    Finalize Go/No-Go Criteria, which may include program readiness, system readiness, workforce readiness, and operational readiness

  2. Shared

    Identify deliverables/milestones required to demonstrate successful migration

  3. Shared

    Develop Contingency Plan to prepare in case a No-Go decision is made or solution needs to be rolled back to existing environment

  4. Shared

    Perform Go/No-Go Assessment using criteria and develop Go/No-Go Assessment Report and preliminary decision 30 – 60 days prior to Go-Live

  5. Shared

    Present Go/No-Go Assessment to customer and provider leadership, along with key stakeholders, to review decision and finalize

  6. Shared

    Document results of Go/No-Go decision, including mitigation steps for risks for deploying the solution or executing the Contingency Plan

4.16 Best Practices

  • Define Go/No-Go Assessment Criteria upfront and define measurable criteria to make decisions
  • Use the Contingency Plan to account for all decision scenarios resulting from the Go/No-Go assessment (e.g., No-Go Decision, Roll-Back Decision). For each scenario, this includes completed plans for required communications and activities, detailed analysis of impacted systems and interfaces, and defined roles and responsibilities for re-planning activities and managing legacy systems

Stakeholders

Customer

  • Executive Sponsor
  • Business Owner
  • Business Standards Lead
  • Program Manager
  • PMO Lead
  • PMO Team
  • Functional Lead
  • Technical Lead / Solution Architect

Provider

  • Executive Sponsor
  • Business Owner
  • Business Standards Lead
  • Program Manager
  • PMO Lead
  • PMO Team
  • Functional Lead
  • Technical Lead / Solution Architect

Inputs

Outputs

  • Contingency Plan
  • Go/No-Go Readiness Criteria
  • Go/No-Go Assessment Report