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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Assessing the Likelihood of Success
         E. Readiness Framework

      TEAM                     PIC TEAM                                                                                     REQUIRED                         REQUIRED                        ADDITIONAL                     ACCEPTED                       WORK
      ROLES                    MEMBERS                       MOTIVATION                       CULTURE                      CAPABILITIES                     RESOURCES                       INFLUENCES                     THRESHOLD                     PRODUCTS
 These roles will be     PIC role names must be         To accept change, realistic                                    Skills, training, experience,    People, tools, money, time,      Scope of influence and       Minimum level of readiness
  fulfilled by a team   mapped to company-specific        expectations, backing       Both team and organizational               knowledge                   artifacts, assets               vendor issues             likely to achieve success
  Business Vision              Business Roles                Business Vision                Business Values               Business Capabilities              Business Entities              Required Events              Project Requirements                Scope

                         Client, Customer, Project
     Strategic          Manager, Software Manager,                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kiviat Diagram
                           and Technical Analyst

   Business Plan               Business Roles                 Business Plan                 Business Values                 Business Workflow                Business Entities              Required Events        Project Requirements     Baseline
                                                                                                                       Is the product new to the                                      What relationship does
                                                                                                                      organization?                                                   the company have with the
                                                                                                                                     Is the team                                    vendor? 
                                                                                                                      sufficiently qualified and                                      
                                                                                                                      trained in the integration                                      
                                                                                                                      capabilities of the product?                                     Has the
                        Customer, Project Manager,                                                                                                                                    organization executed
    Enterprise          Software Manager, Technical                                                                                                                                   mutual nondisclosure                              Kiviat Diagram
                         Analyst, and Risk Manager                                                                     Has the configuration                                         agreements with all COTS
                                                                                                                      management (CM) of the                                          vendors?
                                                                                                                      products been planned                                                                 
                                                                                                                      properly?                                                       Have data rights been
                                                                                                                                                                                      properly negotiated with the
System Requirements             System Roles              System Requirements              Team Organization                System Capabilities                 System Entities             Required Events       Project Requirements  Logical Model
                                                                                                                       Have the risks related to        Have all the integration   How long has the vendor
                                                                                                                      using each product been           costs been estimated        been in business?
                                                                                                                      identified and managed?                                        How mature is the
                                                                                                                                                        properly? 
                                                                                                                       Have system/software            product?
                                                                                                                      requirements been allocated        How was the product
                                                                                                                      to possible COTS products?         Has the size of all the evaluated and selected—ad
                                                                                                                       How are requirements that       integration efforts for the hoc or with a defined
                                                                                                                      are not met by the product        product been estimated?     process?      
                                                                                                                      being handled?                    
                                                                                                                                                                                     Were the selection criteria
                                                                                                                       Has functionality been                      sufficient?
                                                                                                                      addressed beyond the               How confident are       How financially stable is
                                                                                                                      allocated requirements?           the estimations? 
                                                                                                                                                                                    the vendor?
                          Technical Analyst, Risk                                                                      Have the impacts on the         
                                                                                                                                                                                     What is the vendor's
     Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                     Kiviat Diagram
                        Manager, and Quality Manager                                                                  system resources of the                                       market share?
                                                                                                                      product been analyzed             
                                                                                                                      properly ?                        
                                                                                                                                                        Is there a measure of the
                                                                                                                              Is there a plan to       confidence? 
                                                                                                                      negotiate unsupported             
                                                                                                                      requirements with the             
                                                                                                                      customer?                         
                                                                                                                       Is the vendor willing to        
                                                                                                                      modify the product to meet
                                                                                                                      requirements currently
                                                                                                                                                         Have all the related
                                                                                                                      outside the scope of the
                                                                                                                                                        product costs been
                                                                                                                      product capability?
                                                                                                                                                        considered? 
   System Design                System Users                  System Goals                  Team Organization               System Processes                System Resources                  System Events              Project Requirements Logical Model
                                                                                       Is the product upgrade         Is this a new architecture                                     How cooperative are the                    
                                                                                      cycle known? How will the       to the developing                                               vendors with respect to the
                                                                                      project react to the upgrade?   organization?                                                   upgrade schedules of the
                                                                                                                       Are all the interfaces in the                                 other vendors' products?
                                                                                                                      architecture understood?                                         What is the history of past
                                                                                                                       Is there a controlling                                        upgrades?
                                                                                                                      middleware layer (e.g.,                                          Do all vendors have plans
                                                                                                                      CORBA, DCOM, and                                                to continue to support the
                                                                                                                      transaction monitor)?                                           integration?
                         System Architect, Technical                                                                   Has the software                                               What is the history of
      Design              Lead, Risk Manager, and                                                                     architecture been described                                     forward and backward                                              Kiviat Diagram
                                Consumers                                                                             explicitly and clearly?                                         compatibility of product
                                                                                                                       How have the COTS                                             upgrades?
                                                                                                                      components been allocated                                        How have known
                                                                                                                      to the architecture?                                            problems that exist in the
                                                                                                                       How was the software                                          product been handled?
                                                                                                                      architecture derived? Did
                                                                                                                      peers review the

  COTS Selection                System Users                  System Goals                   Team Workflow                 System Functionality      Network Platforms                       System Events               Project Requirements            Physical Model
                                                                                       Is the software                How much experience
                                                                                      architecture well understood    does the development team
                                                                                      by the development team?        have in the middleware
                                                                                       How easy is the product to    products? 
                                                                                      use?                            
                                                                                                                       Does the
                                                                                                                      development team
                                                                                                                      understand the capabilities
                                                                                                                      and complexities of the
                                                                                                                      Application Programming
                                                                                                                      Interface (API)?
                                                                                                                                               Has
                                                                                                                      the integration testing of the
                         System Architect, Technical                                                                  products been planned
    Evaluation           Lead, Developer, and Risk                                                                    thoroughly ?
                                 Manager                                                                               How consistent is the look                                                                                                      Kiviat Diagram
                                                                                                                      and feel of the product with
                                                                                                                      the rest of the system?
                                                                                                                       Were components on
                                                                                                                      which the product is
                                                                                                                      dependent considered
                                                                                                                      properly ?
                                                                                                                       Is the product's overall
                                                                                                                      operation well known?
                                                                                                                       Does the product have an
                                                                                                                       Does the product have
                                                                                                                      any built-in integration with
                                                                                                                      other components of the
  Detailed Design               System Users                  System Goals                   Team Workflow                Component Functions                Target Platform                 System Events               Project Requirements            Physical Model

                        Technical Lead, all Software
                        Developers, Technical Writer,
    Adaptation            System Tester, Quality                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kiviat Diagram
                         Manager, and Consumers

 System Transition               Real Users                   Realized Goals              Automated Workflow                   Live Objects                 Platform Locations            Events + Responses             Project Requirements             Final System

                        Software Manager, Technical
     Delivery                Lead, Risk Manager                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kiviat Diagram


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