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4.6 Update Lifecycle Cost Estimate for O&M
4.5 Assess Readiness for Go-Live-->
4.7 Design Target State Organization
Image Map Phase 0: Assessment Phase 1: Readiness Phase 2: Selection Phase 3: Engagement Phase 4: Migration Phase 5: Operations
Objective: Update the estimated costs of a migration based on O&M Scope of Services to manage and plan budgetary needs.

Phase 4 GuidanceResponsible Party - Customer, Provider, Shared
1. Update O&M cost estimates to customer based on agreed upon scope of services (P)
2. Negotiate and agree on best and final offer for O&M costs (S)
3. Identify changes required to Lifecycle Cost Estimate (LCCE) based on selected provider’s cost estimates and consider reasonableness and affordability (C)
4. Update LCCE (according to cost management plan) for O&M (C)
5. Compare actual spending with budget and adjust LCCE as needed (C)
6. Report changes to program costs and actual spending in governance meetings and Status Reports/Dashboards (C)

• Migration Approach
• Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
• Gap Analysis Report
• Updated Lifecycle Cost Estimate (LCCE)
• Updated Procurement Plan

• Updated Lifecycle Cost Estimate (LCCE) for O&M
Stakeholders Update
• Executive Sponsor (C)
• Business Owners (C)
• Program Managers (C)
• PMO Leads (C)
• PMO Teams (C)
• Budget or Financial Analysts (as needed) (C)

Best Practice
• Conduct lifecycle cost analyses and incorporate cost estimates from the provider to plan out-year budget needs and requests