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M3 Playbook > Phase 5: Operations
5.5 Maintain Applications Post Go-Live
5.4 Support Stabilization and Perform Change Management
5.6 Decommission Legacy Systems
Image Map Phase 0: Assessment Phase 1: Readiness Phase 2: Customer Readiness Phase 3: Engagement Phase 4: Migration Phase 5: Operations
Objective: Support and maintain application post Go-Live to address system and user’s concerns for operational effectiveness.

Phase 5 GuidanceLegend - Customer, Provider, Shared
Activities
1. Provide heightened levels of service for 90 days after Go-Live to ensure stabilization (e.g., service desk, incident management, event management, access management) (P)
2. Develop Post Implementation and Evaluation Report to capture lessons learned and next steps (S)
3. Maintain applications, update documentations, and adjust resource, as required, through Information Technology Information Library (ITIL) management to meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and sustain an agreed upon level of operational performance (P)
4. Plan and perform future modernization efforts to improve operational effectiveness (P)

Inputs
• Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
• Target State Systems Environment
• Technical Strategy
• Cutover Plan

Outputs
• Post Implementation and Evaluation Report
Stakeholders
• O&M Team (C, P)

Best Practice
• Engage Operations and Maintenance (O&M) team early and conduct multiple simulations and training to adequately prepare support team before cutover
• Gain agreement on SLAs and SLA reporting and processes in advance of cutover
• Determine system administration split of responsibilities between customer and provider early and develop documentation to support