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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 4: Migration
4.5 Assess Readiness for Go-Live
4.4 Prepare O&M Scope of Services and Contracts-->
4.6 Update Lifecycle Cost Estimate for O&M
Image Map Phase 0: Assessment Phase 1: Readiness Phase 2: Selection Phase 3: Engagement Phase 4: Migration Phase 5: Operations
Objective: Monitor program performance and measure against go-live criteria to assess the program’s readiness for Go-Live.

Phase 3 GuidanceResponsible Party - Customer, Provider, Shared
1. Finalize Go/No-Go Criteria, which may include program readiness, system readiness, workforce readiness, and operational readiness (S)
2. Identify deliverables/milestones required to demonstrate a successful migration (S)
3. Develop Contingency Plan to prepare in case a No-Go decision is made or solution needs to be rolled back to existing environment (S)
4. Perform Go/No-GoAssessment using criteria and develop Go/No-Go Assessment Report and preliminary decision 30 – 60 days prior to Go-Live (S)
5. Present Go/No-Go Assessment to customer and provider leadership, USSM, and Line of Business Managing Partner to review decision and finalize (S)
6. Document results of Go/No-Go decision, including mitigation steps for risks for deploying the solution or executing the Contingency Plan (S)
7. If Go decision is made, begin executing Cutover Plan and monitor activities towards deployment (S)
8. If No-Go decision is made, execute Contingency Plan procedures (S)

• Go/No-Go Assessment Criteria
• Updated Status Reports/Dashboards
• Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
• Program Management Plan • RAID Log

• Contingency Plan
• Updated Go/No-Go Readiness Criteria
• Go/No-Go Assessment Report
Stakeholders Update
• Executive Sponsor (C, P)
• Business Owners (C, P)
• Program Managers (C, P)
• PMO Leads (C, P)
• PMO Teams (C, P)
• Functional Lead (C, P)
• Technical Lead/Solution Architect (C, P)

Best Practice
• Define Go/No-Go Assessment Criteria upfront and define measurable criteria to make decisions