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M3 Framework Introduction M3 Framework Overview M3 Phase 0 - Assessment M3 Phase 1 - Readiness M3 Phase 2 - Selection M3 Phase 3 - Engagement M3 Phase 4 - Migration M3 Phase 5 - Operations M3 Resources
M3 Playbook > Phase 1: Readiness
1.8 Understand As-Is Workforce
1.7 Assess Change Management Approach
1.9 Define As-Is & Initial Target-State Systems Environments
Image Map Phase 0: Assessment Phase 1: Readiness Phase 2: Customer Readiness Phase 3: Engagement Phase 4: Migration Phase 5: Operations
Objective:   Determine the as-is workforce of the customer organization to understand how the migration will impact the organization.

Phase 1 GuidanceLegend - Customer, Provider, Shared
 Activities
1. Document as-is organization structure, skills, capabilities, and workload (C)
2. Validate As-is Workforce and Workload Documentation with customer organization managers (C)
3. Document approach for workforce transition planning (C)
4. Conduct a Change Readiness Assessment (C)
5. Report updates in governance meetings and Status Reports/Dashboards (C)

Inputs
• Stakeholder List
• Current Organization Structure
• Position Descriptions
• Scope of Services

Outputs
• As-Is Workforce Documentation
• Change Readiness Assessment
Stakeholders
• Business Owner (C)
• PMO Team (C)
• Change Management Lead (C)
• Communications Lead (C)
• Workforce Lead (C)

Best Practice
• Confirm the accuracy of the organization structures based on the records maintained by first level managers and the customer Human Capital office
•Consider contacting ussm.m3@gsa.gov for assistance choosing which change management model(s) to use in designing the change effort