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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
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M3 Playbook > Phase 2: Selection
2.9 Understand As-Is Business Processes
2.8 Develop a Decommission PLan

Objective: Validate as-is processes to understand current state environment, existing challenges, and opportunities for improvement/standardization.

Phase 2 GuidanceResponsible Party - Customer, Provider, Shared
Activities
1. Identify initial business process re-engineering strategy by understanding areas of change (C)
2. Validate as-is business processes with stakeholders to understand process flows, transaction volumes, workload, end user security roles, and enabling technology. If as-is business processes do not exist, develop a strategy to address training and change management gaps created by the lack of as-is business processes (C)
3. Report updates in governance meetings and Status Reports/Dashboards (C)

Inputs
• Existing As-Is Process Documentation

Outputs
• Business Process Reengineering Strategy
• Validated As-Is Process Maps
Stakeholders
• Business Owner (C)
• Functional Lead (C)
• Functional Team (C)
• Technical Lead/Solution Architect (C)
• Technical SME (C)
• Functional SME (C)

Best Practice
• Validate as-is processes and workloads to be able to understand the magnitude of change in the target state environment
• Perform business process realignment activities in addition to traditional business process reengineering
• Identify key functional process leads and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to drive process ownership and decision making
• Leverage business use cases through the Federal Integrated Business Framework (FIBF) website