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         Agency:
 Agency EA Date:        Jan-06
 Evaluation Date:       1/13/2006


                             Description: The agency EA is mature and EA products describe the agency in terms of processes, services, data, technology, and performance. The agency’s baseline and target architectures are well-
                             defined, showing the line of sight through all architectural layers. Using its transition strategy and sequencing plan, the agency is able to achieve its desired target state.

 Completion
 Capability
                        Outcomes:
Area (Section           (1) Identifies specific outputs (artifacts for each architectural layer) the agency needs to maintain and monitor its EA.
       1.3)             (2) Describes the future capabilities (via sequencing plan and target architecture) to enable the agency to achieve its performance goals.
                        (3) Identifies the magnitude of the gap between the baseline and target architectures and possible improvement strategies to realize its target state.
                        (4) Identifies unnecessary duplication and opportunities for consolidation and reuse of information and technology within and across agencies.
                        (5) Provides a framework and a functional view of an agency's lines of business (LoBs), including its internal operations/processes.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Assessment Value
                                                         Initial: Informal and ad-     Managed: EA processes
                                                                                                                        Utilized: Processes and
                                                         hoc EA processes.             are planned and                                                            Results-Oriented: EA processes
                                                                                                                        products are documented,
                                                         Practices & artifacts         managed, and artifacts                                                     are measured for effectiveness                     Optimized: EA processes continuously drive business improvement within the agency.
                             No evidence presented                                                                      understood, and are being
                                                         exist but may be              are complete at least at                                                   against a set of established                       Demonstrable improvement in efficiency, cost savings and service quality.
                                                                                                                        used in at least some agency
                                                         incomplete and/or             a high level of                                                            performance criteria.
                                                                                                                        decision-making activities.
                                                         inconsistent.                 definition.

                             Level 0 Practices           Level 1 Practices             Level 2 Practices                 Level 3 Practices                        Level 4 Practices                        Level 5 Practices                                                                                                                          Rationale
  A. Performance             No evidence presented       Activities: Agency has         Activities: Agency has        Activities: Agency has identified            Activities: Incremental             Activities: Agency has documented its performance measurement processes and aligned them with other
  Architecture                                           identified performance        identified measurement        measurement indicators for its target        improvements in agency performance management processes including Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC), strategic planning, Systems
  (Section 1.3.1)                                        measurement areas and         indicators for its baseline   architecture and aligned them to             measures are included as milestones Development Lifecycle (SDLC), and Information Resource Management (IRM).
                                                         categories based on the       architecture and aligned      target processes, services,                  in the EA Transition Strategy.
                                                         FEA PRM.                      them to baseline              technology and data. There is clear                                              Performance measurement indicators and processes are monitored, measured, and updated on a regular
                                                                                       processes, services,          traceability to measure and monitor          Artifacts: Target Performance       basis.
                                                         Artifacts: Baseline           technology and data.          performance throughout the agency            Architecture, Transition Strategy
                                                         Performance Architecture      There is clear traceability   EA.                                                                              Artifacts: Target Performance Architecture, Transition Strategy
                                                                                       to measure and monitor
                                                                                       performance throughout        Artifacts: Target Performance
                                                                                       the agency EA.                Architecture

                                                                                       Artifacts: Baseline
  B. Business                No evidence presented        Activities: Agency has       Performance Architecture
                                                                                        Activities: Baseline             Activities: Target business               Activities: Business target                        Activities: Business architecture is monitored, measured, and updated on a regular basis.
  Architecture                                           identified business           business processes are           processes are linked to the layers        architecture informs transition
  (Section 1.3.2)                                        processes based on the        linked to the layers of the      of the agency’s target EA                 planning and investment decision-                  Artifacts: Updated Target Business Architecture and Transition Strategy
                                                         FEA BRM including             agency’s baseline EA             including performance, services,          making. Transition strategy
                                                         functions and sub-            including performance,           technology and data, as well as           demonstrates transformation from
                                                         functions.                    services, technology and         other business elements such as           baseline to target business
                                                                                       data, as well as other           stakeholders, organizations,              architecture. Selected investments
                                                         Artifacts: Baseline           business elements such as        facilities, programs, investments         demonstrate alignment to target
                                                         Business Architecture         stakeholders,                    and activities and security               business architecture.
                                                                                       organizations, facilities,       processes.
                                                                                       programs, investments                                                      Artifacts: Target Business
                                                                                       and activities and security      Segment architectures have been           Architecture, Transition Strategy,
                                                                                       processes.                       defined for all agency lines of           CPIC Guide
                                                                                                                        business, including mission-
                                                                                       Artifacts: Baseline              critical business segments as well
                                                                                       Business Architecture            as administrative or
                                                                                                                        common/shared lines of
                                                                                                                        business.

                                                                                                                        Target business architecture is
                                                                                                                        aligned to the agency strategic
                                                                                                                        plan and the IRM strategic plan.

                                                                                                                        Artifacts: Target Business
  C. Data                    No evidence presented        Activities: The agency has    Activities: The agency has       Activities: The agency has                Activities: The target data                        Activities: When applicable and required by law and policy, the agency has:
  Architecture                                           partially documented          partially documented             created a high-level target data          architecture identifies mechanisms for             1) documented procedures to ensure information is properly managed (i.e., created, collected,
  (Information                                           elements of its baseline      elements of its baseline         architecture that identifies              information dissemination and                      categorized, inventoried, preserved, disseminated, searched for, retrieved, and shared) in a manner
  Management)                                            data architecture including   data architecture including      opportunities for information             classification within the agency.                  consistent with applicable information policies and procedures;
  (Section 1.3.3)                                        data assets as defined by     data assets, exchange            sharing and consolidation.                                                                   2) implemented such policies; and
                                                         the DRM.                      packages and data                                                          Where applicable, the agency is using              3) prepared and published inventories and otherwise made them available for use by all interested and
                                                                                       suppliers and consumers          When applicable and required by           data standards to fulfill mission needs            authorized parties including other agencies and as appropriate, the general public, industry, academia, and
                                                         Artifacts: Baseline Data      as defined by the DRM.           law and policy, the agency has            and meet the requirements of law and               other specific user groups.
                                                         Architecture                                                   prepared and published                    policy and has published the nature
                                                                                       Artifacts: Baseline Data         inventories of the agency's major         and use of such standards centrally                Where applicable, the agency is using data standards to fulfill mission needs and meet the requirements of
                                                                                       Architecture                     information holdings and                  for access by all interested parties,              law and policy and has published the nature and use of such standards centrally for access by all
                                                                                                                        dissemination products, and               including the general public. Where                interested parties, including the general public.
                                                                                                                        otherwise made them available             data standards are applicable, the
                                                                                                                        for use by all interested and             agency has adopted voluntary                       Where data standards are applicable, the agency has:
                                                                                                                        authorized parties including other        standards or Federal Information                   1) adopted voluntary standards or Federal Information Processing Standards;
                                                                                                                        agencies and as appropriate, the          Processing Standards; and, where                   2) where existing standards are not available, has followed prescribed policies (i.e., OMB Circular A-119)
                                                                                                                        general public, industry,                 existing standards are not available,              for developing unique standards;
                                                                                                                        academia, and other specific user         has followed prescribed policies (i.e.,            3) has documented procedures to ensure information is managed (i.e., created, collected, categorized,
                                                                                                                        groups.                                   OMB Circular A-119) for developing                 inventoried, preserved, disseminated, and searched for, retrieved, and shared) in a manner consistent
                                                                                                                                                                  unique standards.                                  with any applicable standards; and
                                                                                                                        Artifacts: Target Data                                                                       4) has documented procedures to ensure IT investments and acquisitions comply with any applicable




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D. Service                 No evidence presented        Activities: Agency has        Activities: Baseline          Activities: Target service                 Activities: Service component target          Activities: Service component architecture is updated on a regular basis and service component sharing and
Component                                              identified its inventory of   applications are linked to    components are linked to the               architecture informs transition               reuse within and across agencies is monitored and measured.
Architecture                                           existing applications and     service components in the     layers of the agency’s target EA           planning and investment decision-
(Section 1.3.4)                                        aligned it with the FEA       FEA SRM, which in turn        including performance, process,            making. Transition Strategy                   Service components available agency-wide. EA provides capabilities to help enhance and improve
                                                       SRM.                          link to baseline EA           technology and data and security           demonstrates transformation from              interoperability and information sharing.
                                                                                     elements including            processes.                                 baseline to target service component
                                                       Artifacts: Baseline Service   performance, process,                                                    architecture. Standardization and             Artifacts: Updated Target Service Component Architecture and Transition Strategy
                                                       Component Architecture        technology and data and       Artifacts: Target Service                  reuse of service components is
                                                                                     security processes.           Component Architecture                     supported through agency SDLC and
                                                                                                                                                              CPIC policy and procedures.
                                                                                     Artifacts: Baseline Service
                                                                                     Component Architecture                                                   The Transition Strategy informs
                                                                                                                                                              agency investment planning and
                                                                                                                                                              execution by providing specific
                                                                                                                                                              investment recommendations as part
                                                                                                                                                              of the CPIC process.

                                                                                                                                                              Artifacts: Target Service Component
                                                                                                                                                              Architecture, Transition Strategy,
                                                                                                                                                              SDLC and CPIC Guides




E. Technology              No evidence presented        Activities: Agency has        Activities: Current           Activities: Target technology              Activities: Technology target                      Activities: Technology architecture is updated on a regular basis and technology standardization and
Architecture                                           identified technology         technology components         components are linked to the               architecture informs transition                    reuse within and across agencies is monitored and measured. A well-defined process for technology
(Section 1.3.5)                                        products and standards        are linked to the layers of   layers of the agency’s target EA           planning and investment decision-                  insertion within the agency exists.
                                                       currently used at the         the agency’s baseline EA      including performance,                     making. Transition Strategy
                                                       agency, based on the FEA      including performance,        processes, services and data and           demonstrates transformation from                   Technology components available agency-wide.EA provides capabilities to help enhance and improve
                                                       TRM.                          processes, services and       security processes.                        baseline to target technology                      interoperability and information sharing.
                                                                                     data and security             Interoperability standards are             architecture. Standardization and
                                                       Artifacts: Baseline           processes.                    defined at the business function           reuse of technology components is                  Artifacts: Updated Target Technology Architecture and Transition Strategy
                                                       Technology Architecture       Interoperability standards    level and are aligned to the TRM           supported through agency SDLC and
                                                                                     are defined at the business   and SRM.                                   CPIC policy and procedures.
                                                                                     function level and are
                                                                                     aligned to the TRM and        Artifacts: Target Technology               The Transition strategy informs
                                                                                     SRM.                          Architecture                               agency investment planning and
                                                                                                                                                              execution by providing specific
                                                                                     Artifacts: Baseline                                                      investment recommendations as part
                                                                                     Technology Architecture                                                  of the CPIC process.

                                                                                                                                                              Artifacts: Target Technology
                                                                                                                                                              Architecture, Transition Strategy,
F. Transition              No evidence presented       Activities: Agency has a      Activities: Agency has        Activities: Agency has defined             Activities: Agency shows clear linkage             Activities: Performance management has been incorporated in the agency Transition Strategy and
Strategy                                               well-documented               performed a redundancy        programs and projects in support           between programs and projects in the               Sequencing Plan and the agency is measuring progress towards achieving its target architecture. There is
(Section 1.3.6)                                        approach/methodology for      and gap analysis              of its target architecture and has         EA Transition Strategy and the                     a clear line of site established between PART scores, Programs, investments and agency EA.
                                                       creating, maintaining, and    identifying opportunities     a documented sequencing plan               initiatives in the agency investment
                                                       managing the EA               for consolidation or reuse    integrating program and project            portfolio.                                         Artifacts: Transition Strategy, Agency IT Portfolio, Annual Performance Plan
                                                       Transition Strategy.          and gaps between the          dependencies, performance
                                                                                     baseline and target           improvement, security planning             Artifacts: Transition Strategy, IT
                                                       This approach typically       architectures.                activities, staffing, and facilities       Portfolio
                                                       includes processes for                                      plans, and enterprise transition
                                                       performing gap analysis,      Artifacts: Transition         states.
                                                       alternatives analysis, and    Strategy
                                                       the management of                                           Artifacts: Transition Strategy
                                                       projects over time.

                                                       Artifacts: Transition
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                           Description: The agency has established the necessary management practices, processes, and policies needed for developing, maintaining and overseeing EA and demonstrating the importance of EA
     Use                   awareness and the value of employing EA practices within an agency. The agency uses its EA to inform strategic, information resources management, IT, and capital planning and investment control
                           processes.
 Capability
Area (Section         Outcomes:
     1.4)             (1) Establishes strategic objectives and programs the agency needs to meet citizens' needs.
                      (2) Demonstrates the relationship between EA, strategic and capital planning processes.
                      (3) Provides the ability to make better management decisions, and as necessary, the ability to assess and re-assess the path forward.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Assessment Value
                                                       Initial: Informal and ad-       Managed: EA processes
                                                                                                                      Utilized: Processes and
                                                       hoc EA processes.               are planned and                                                          Results-Oriented: EA processes
                                                                                                                      products are documented,
                                                       Practices & artifacts           managed, and artifacts                                                   are measured for effectiveness                     Optimized: EA processes continuously drive business improvement within the agency.
                           No evidence presented                                                                      understood, and are being
                                                       exist but may be                are complete at least at                                                 against a set of established                       Demonstrable improvement in efficiency, cost savings and service quality.
                                                                                                                      used in at least some agency
                                                       incomplete and/or               a high level of                                                          performance criteria.
                                                                                                                      decision-making activities.
                                                       inconsistent.                   definition.

                           Level 0 Practices           Level 1 Practices               Level 2 Practices              Level 3 Practices                         Level 4 Practices                                  Level 5 Practices                                                                                                             Rationale
 A. EA Governance          No evidence presented        Activities: The agency          Activities: Agency has         Activities: EA Governance                Activities: EA Governance Committee                 Activities: The EA Governance Committee ensures EA compliance throughout the agency. If non-
 and Management                                        has developed a vision and      established an EA              Committee or other group meets            manages and monitors the agency EA                 compliance is identified, the Committee is responsible for developing a plan to resolve the issues.
 (Section 1.4.1)                                       strategy for EA. The            Governance Committee or        on a regular basis and makes              using the enterprise transition
                                                       agency has begun to             other group for directing,     decisions related to directing,           strategy and IT investment project                 Artifacts: EA Governance Plan, EA Governance Committee Meeting Minutes, EA Program Plan
                                                       identify EA tasks, and          overseeing, or approving       overseeing, and approving EA              plans. The EA Governance Committee
                                                       resource requirements.          EA activities.                 activities within the agency. The         identifies any risks to EA
                                                                                                                      Committee follows a formal                implementation and develops a plan to
                                                       Agency has appointed a          Internal and external          process for holding, conducting,          mitigate them.
                                                       CA. The agency has              stakeholders are identified    and recording meetings.
                                                       senior-level sponsorship of     based on their involvement                                               The agency captures metrics to
                                                       its EA Program, and the         in EA related activities and   The EA Compliance process is              measure the progress against the
                                                       program is funded.              needed information.            followed consistently throughout          established EA plans. Goals are being
                                                                                                                      the agency. The Governance                set for the future of the EA Program
                                                       Artifacts: EA Program           The agency has selected        Committee reports compliance on           Plan.
                                                       Plan, EA Framework              an EA Framework and            a regular basis.
                                                                                       implemented a                                                            Alignment to the EA standards has
                                                                                       tool/repository capable of     Artifacts: EA Governance Plan,            become common practice throughout
                                                                                       supporting the chosen          EA Governance Committee                   the agency. The compliance process
                                                                                       framework.                     Meeting Minutes, EA Program               is reviewed and updated when
                                                                                                                      Plan                                      deficiencies or enhancements to the
                                                                                       Artifacts: EA Governance                                                 process are identified.
                                                                                       Committee Charter, EA
                                                                                       Repository, EA Program                                                   Artifacts: EA Transition Strategy , EA
                                                                                       Plan                                                                     Program Plan, EA Governance
                                                                                                                                                                Committee Meeting Minutes
 B. EA Change and          No evidence presented        Activities: Agency has          Activities: A configuration    Activities: The agency has                Activities: The agency’s configuration             Activities: The agency’s EA is a dynamic model that represents changes to the agency’s constraints and
 Configuration                                         developed an EA policy to       management system              established an EA baseline that           management process evaluates EA                    business drivers. The agency has a formal process for defining and implementing changes to the
 Management                                            guide the development,          exists to manage and           serves as the basis for further           artifacts to determine any                         architecture. This process recognizes both internally and externally prompted change, and provides for
 (Section 1.4.2)                                       implementation, and             maintain the EA. A             development, and can be                   discrepancies between them and the                 continuous capture and analysis of change proposals and informed decision-making about whether to
                                                       maintenance of EA.It            configuration management       changed only through the change           approved baseline.                                 make changes.
                                                       ensures agency-wide             system includes the            control procedures.
                                                       commitment to the               storage media, the                                                       Artifacts: Configuration Management                Artifacts: Configuration Management Plan, Configuration Management Reports
                                                       development of EA and           procedures, and the tools      The agency’s configuration                Reports, including recommended
                                                       clearly assigns                 for accessing the system.      management process is used to             corrective actions (action items)
                                                       responsibility to do so.                                       review and accept changes to the
                                                                                       Artifacts: Configuration       work products and document any
                                                       Artifacts: Configuration        Management Plan,               necessary changes. As changes
                                                       Management Plan                 Configuration Management       are made, the baseline is updated
                                                                                       Reports                        and archived.

                                                                                                                       Artifacts: Configuration
                                                                                                                      Management Plan, Configuration
 C. Federation of          No evidence presented        Activities: Multiple bureau-    Activities: Agency EA         Management Reports and
                                                                                                                       Activities: Enterprise                    Activities: Agency has begun to                    Activities: The agency has one centralized EA used by all bureaus and organizations. There is no
 Enterprise and                                        level architectures exist       governance process has         bureau-level EAs are using a              standardize its common                             redundancy between architectural elements (processes, information, services and technology) found at the
 Segment                                               within the agency. No           established integration        standard EA framework and                 processes/LoBs across bureaus (e.g.,               enterprise and bureau levels and represented in the agency EA.
 Architectures                                         policies or procedures          policies and processes         modeling standards.                       finance, human resources, IT). The
 (Section 1.4.3)                                       exist to integrate bureau-      providing a mechanism to                                                 agency has identified common re-                   The agency EA is integral to strategic and capital planning and systems development.
                                                       level architectures into the    link bureau-level EAs to        The Enterprise EA accurately             usable architecture components and
                                                       agency-wide EA.                 the agency-level EA.           reflects the bureau-level EAs.            technologies.                                      Artifacts: EA Repository
                                                                                                                      The EA is integrated with
                                                       Artifacts: EA Repository        Artifacts: EA Governance       strategic and capital planning            Artifacts: EA Repository, Transition
                                                                                       Plan                           processes.                                Strategy

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D. EA Deployment           No evidence presented       EA artifacts are available,   Activities: An EA             Activities: The agency’s                  Activities: An EA Communication                    Use of the EA Repository and its web interface is integrated with CPIC, SDLC, and strategic planning
(Section 1.4.4)                                        but dispersed throughout      Repository exists within      architecture is well defined and          process is in place and being followed.            processes.
                                                       the agency. Some form of      the agency. It houses the     communicated. Training is                 The communication process is
                                                       an EA Artifact inventory is   agency’s EA artifacts and     available and provided                    updated as necessary and the content               Artifacts: EA Repository
                                                       available.                    models and is readily         throughout the agency to                  of communications materials is
                                                                                     accessible to the agency’s    increase the awareness and                updated periodically.
                                                       Artifacts: EA Artifact        EA user community.            understanding of the EA concepts
                                                       Inventory                                                   and processes.                            Artifacts: EA Communications Plan
                                                                                     Artifacts: EA Repository
                                                                                                                   Artifacts: EA Training Plan, EA
E. CPIC                    No evidence presented        Activities: Projects and      Activities: Agency begins    Training Materials
                                                                                                                    Activities: The agency’s EA               Activities: Enterprise Architecture is             Activities: Information gathered during the compliance process is used to proactively identify changes
Integration                                            purchases are typically       to streamline its CPIC        Program is integrated with                used to guide development and                      needed in the EA and drive the development of IT business cases for new IT investments. Architecture
(Section 1.4.5)                                        done in isolation at the      process and integrate it      strategic planning and budgeting          acquisition of investments/systems.                metrics are used to drive continuous process improvements.
                                                       Bureau/LoB level, resulting   with its EA Framework and     processes. The agency’s policies          The agency captures metrics to
                                                       in costly purchases and       process. The agency IT        and procedures specify the               measure the savings in resources,                  Artifacts: CPIC Guide, IT Investment Review Board Minutes
                                                       redundant development         investment review process     relationship of its architecture to       including time and money. Costs and
                                                       and training requirements.    identifies the business       its IT decision-making processes          benefits, including benefits across
                                                                                     needs for identified IT       and criteria.                             agency boundaries, are considered in
                                                       Scattered CPIC processes      projects fitting within its                                             identifying projects.
                                                       exist for selecting,          architecture.                 Artifacts: CPIC Guide, EA
                                                       controlling, and evaluating                                 Transition Strategy                       Artifacts: IT Investment Review
                                                       IT investments. EA data is    Artifacts: CPIC Guide                                                   Board Minutes
                                                       not used to inform IT
                                                       initiative/system funding
                                                       decisions

                                                       Artifacts: CPIC Guide

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Section Value       0.00




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                           Description: Agency is measuring the effectiveness and value of its EA by assigning performance measurements to its EA and related processes and using its analysis of the performance measurements
                           to update its EA practice and guidance.
  Results
 Capability           Outcomes:
                      (1) Demonstrates the relationship of IT investments to the agency's ability to achieve mission and program performance objectives.
Area (Section
                      (2) Captures how well the agency or specific processes within an agency are serving citizens.
     1.5)             (3) Identifies the relationships between agency inputs and outcomes.
                      (4) Demonstrates agency progress towards goals, closing performance gaps, and achieving critical results.
                      (5) Demonstrates alignment of agency architectures to OMB policy guidance.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Assessment Value
                                                       Initial: Informal and ad-     Managed: EA processes
                                                                                                                   Utilized: Processes and
                                                       hoc EA processes.             are planned and                                                         Results-Oriented: EA processes
                                                                                                                   products are documented,
                                                       Practices & artifacts         managed, and artifacts                                                  are measured for effectiveness                     Optimized: EA processes continuously drive business improvement within the agency.
                           No evidence presented                                                                   understood, and are being
                                                       exist but may be              are complete at least at                                                against a set of established                       Demonstrable improvement in efficiency, cost savings and service quality.
                                                                                                                   used in at least some agency
                                                       incomplete and/or             a high level of                                                         performance criteria.
                                                                                                                   decision-making activities.
                                                       inconsistent.                 definition.

                           Level 0 Practices           Level 1 Practices             Level 2 Practices             Level 3 Practices                         Level 4 Practices                                  Level 5 Practices                                                                                                                Rationale
 A. Business               No evidence presented       Activities: Agency EA         Activities: Business and      Activities: The agency has begun          Activities: EA artifacts and activities            Activities: Business improvement opportunities are continuously identified and progress towards meeting
 Driven (Section                                       program is informal and       technology stakeholders       to develop a vision for EA by             are designed and measured against                  the needs is demonstrated; business questions/needs are driving the EA program, transition strategies etc.
 1.5.1)                                                undefined. Processes and      are identified for each       identifying key business                  the business questions/needs                       in alignment with the strategic mission and executive direction of the agency.
                                                       procedures for                architecture/business         questions/business needs the EA           assessment in support of the agency
                                                       implementing a business-      segment.                      (architecture/business segment)           mission.                                           Artifacts Business Questions Inventory, EA Program Plan
                                                       driven EA program may be                                    needs to answer and address.
                                                       incomplete and/or             Artifacts: EA Program Plan                                              Artifacts: Business Questions
                                                       inconsistent across the                                     Artifacts: Business Questions             Inventory, EA Program Plan
                                                       agency.                                                     Inventory

                                                       Artifacts: EA Program Plan
 B. Collaboration          No evidence presented        Activities: Reuse is an ad    Activities: Agency EA is      Activities: Agency has process            Activities: Agency can demonstrate                 Activities: Enterprise-scale reuse occurring consistently within agency; demonstrating direct and tangible
 and Reuse                                             hoc process and is not        accurately aligned to the     in place for driving and ensuring         realized cost savings/avoidance                    returns to an agency’s EA investment. Reuse can include systems and technologies.
 (Section 1.5.2)                                       fully demonstrated across     FEA reference models and      reuse and a process or tool for           through reuse of components.
                                                       the agency. Agency does       profiles and agency           measuring cost                                                                               Documented cost savings and avoidance from the reuse or services and service technology components.
                                                       not structure new             services and service          savings/avoidance as a result of          Artifacts: EA Repository, EA
                                                       development toward            components are cataloged      reuse.                                    Transition Strategy                                Artifacts: EA Repository, EA Transition Strategy
                                                       reuse.                        for reuse.
                                                                                                                   Artifacts: EA Repository, EA
                                                       Artifacts: SDLC Guide         Agency enterprise assets      Transition Strategy
                                                                                     are classified according to
                                                                                     a standardized taxonomy
                                                                                     in order to identify
                                                                                     similarities. Dependencies
                                                                                     within EA have been
                                                                                     identified and documented.

                                                                                     Artifacts: EA Repository,
 C. Business               No evidence presented        Activities: Agency has       SDLC GuideAgency has
                                                                                      Activities:                   Activities: Agency monitors and           Activities: EA program measured for               Activities: Agency optimizes use of stakeholder/customer/user business needs to continuously inform
 Process and                                           identified                    identified and documented     tracks progress towards meeting           effectiveness against the business                 decision-making and resource allocation.
 Service                                               stakeholders/customer/use     business process/service      the projected business                    process/service improvement criteria.
 Improvement                                           r population and              improvement metrics           process/service metrics.                                                                     Through performance measurement and reporting, relevant trends and anomalies are identified, corrective
 (Section 1.5.3)                                       conducted a satisfaction      (including baseline and       Business process improvement               Agency demonstrates improvements                  actions are taken, and cost savings/avoidance data calculations inform business/budget decision-making.
                                                       survey/needs assessment       target) for each              measures are tracked and well             to business processes and customer
                                                       for improving services for    architecture/business         documented and available via a            services and mission outcomes.                     Artifacts: PMA progress reports, Transition Strategy, E-Gov alignment and implementation reports
                                                       each business segment.        segment and metrics are       centralized repository.
                                                                                     linked to transition                                                    Artifacts: PMA progress reports,
                                                       Artifacts: EA Program Plan    strategies, implementation    Agency demonstrates improved              Transition Strategy, E-Gov alignment
                                                                                     plans, strategic goals etc.   services and mission outcomes.            and implementation reports

                                                                                     Roles and responsibilities    Artifacts: PMA progress reports,
                                                                                     are assigned for              EA Transition Strategy, E-Gov
                                                                                     performance measurement       alignment and implementation
                                                                                     activities for improving      reports
                                                                                     each business segment.

                                                                                     Artifacts: EA Program Plan,
                                                                                     Business Architecture
 D. IT                     No evidence presented       Activities: Agency SDLC       Activities: EA integrated     Activities: Agency is using the EA        Activities: Agency has a documented                Activities: Agency has implemented a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and is realizing the benefits.
 Implementation                                        processes exist, but they     in SDLC methodologies.        to drive the SDLC and processes.          plan for evolving to a Service Oriented
 Improvement                                           are not integrated with EA    Agency programmers and        SDLC processes are a reflection           Architecture for various business                  Artifacts: Service-Oriented Architecture
 (Section 1.5.4)                                       in any meaningful way.        developers are aware of       of EA framework and standards.            segments.
                                                       Agency developers do not      agency EA including
                                                       .align their activities to    technical standards, reuse    Artifacts: SDLC Guide                     Artifacts: Service-Oriented
                                                       technical standards or        strategy and                                                            Architecture
                                                       reuse opportunities           interoperability standards.
                                                       identified within the EA.
                                                                                     Artifacts: SDLC Guide
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E. E-Gov, Line of          No evidence presented        Activities: Agency has         Activities: Agency has        Activities: Agency is conducting          Activities: Agency is implementing                 Activities: EA program is continuously driven by common solution strategies including E-Gov initiatives,
Business, and                                          identified opportunities to    developed a Plan of Action    EA alignment and migration                the common solution and/or migrating               LoBs and SmartBUY solutions. Agency is continuously identifying new opportunities to leverage cross-
SmartBUY                                               align the EA to E-Gov          and Milestones (POA&M)        activities and measuring progress         towards the common solution;                       agency initiatives such as LoBs and SmartBuy.
Alignment and                                          initiatives, LoBs and          for implementing E-Gov        against its POA&Ms.                       duplicative and redundant systems are
Implementation                                         SmartBUY solutions.            initiatives, LoB and                                                    being shut down; resources realigned               Artifacts: PMA Scorecards (progress reports), E-Gov Implementation and Alignment Report, SmartBUY
(Section 1.5.5)                                                                       SmartBUY solutions.           Agency has documented cost                from administrative to more strategic              license agreements
                                                       Artifacts: PMA Scorecards                                    savings/cost avoidance                    focused work. Agency demonstrates
                                                       (progress reports), E-Gov      Artifacts: Implementation     projections and is managing               real cost savings and cost avoidance
                                                       Implementation and             and Alignment Report          towards those goals.                      as a result of EA program
                                                       Alignment Report                                                                                       implementation.
                                                                                                                    Artifacts: PMA Scorecards
                                                                                                                    (progress reports), E-Gov                 Artifacts: PMA Scorecards (progress
                                                                                                                    Implementation and Alignment              reports), E-Gov Implementation and
                                                                                                                    Report, Transition Strategy               Alignment Report, SmartBUY license
                                                                                                                                                              agreements
F. IPv6 Planning           No evidence presented        Activities: Agency has         Activities: agency has        Activities: agency has performed          Activities: agency has developed an                Activities: agency has migrated its network backbone to IPv6, and provided a capability for all its
(Section 1.5.6)                                        assigned an official to lead   completed an inventory of     an impact analysis to determine           IPv6 transition plan and integrated                networks to interface with this backbone.
                                                       and coordinate agency          existing routers, switches,   fiscal and operational impacts and        this plan with the agency EA transition
                                                       planning for IPv6              hardware firewalls, and       risks of migrating to IPv6.               strategy.                                          Artifacts: SDLC (systems development lifecycle) artifacts documenting the updated network infrastructure
                                                       transition.                    other IP-compliant devices
                                                                                      and technologies.             Artifacts: IPv6 impact analysis           Artifacts: EA transition strategy with
                                                       Artifacts: Memorandum                                        document using guidance in                integrated IPv6 transition plan
                                                       signed by the agency CIO       Artifacts: IP device          attachment B, OMB M-05-22                 addressing areas listed in attachment
                                                       documenting appointment        inventory using guidance                                                C, OMB M-05-22
                                                       and duties/responsibilities    in attachment A, OMB M-
                                                       thereof                        05-22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Section Value       0.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Total Assessment Value:             0.00




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