Accelerated Project Plan
90 Days to an Architecture

Sequence Task w/I total project Task Description Duration Dependency
00Business Driven Architecture Project (BDAP)85.3d 
1617Enterprise Wide Technical Architecture - BDAP85.3d 
2618Phase 127.5d 
3619Begin Phase 1 (Project Mgt./Communication)0d 
5620Initiate Enabling Group For Coordinate & Communicate1d 
6621Define Mission Of The Team2.5h3
7622Define Goals Of The Team2.5h6
8623Define Deliverable Of The Team2.5h7
9624Assign The Team2h8
10625Assign Roles & Responsibilities3h9
11628Initiate Enabling Group For Research & Educate (Research Business & Tech. trends1.05d5
12629Define Mission Of The Team2.5h3
13630Define Goals Of The Team2.5h12
14631Define Deliverable Of The Team2h13
15632Assign The Team3h14
16633Assign Roles & Responsibilities2.5h15
23636Prepare Business Driver Report11.9d11
24637Synchronize Business Driver Understanding (Interview Teams)1.35d10
25638Define Business Driver Definition2h 
26639Assign BDAP Team Members to LOBs2.5h 
28640Identify BD Process Owner (LOB BD)1h27
27641Identify LOB BD Contacts2.5h26
33642Determine BD Training Strategy & Develop Training Content2h32
34643Train BDAP Interviewers2h26
35645Determine Phase 1 Time lines & Strategy6h 
36646Outline BD Report3h34
37647Meta Group Reviews BD Report Outline2h36
39648Prepare for LOB Interview3.9d26
40649Required Preparation3.9d 
41650Review EDD Strategic Plan5h 
42651Review LOB Annual Business Plans4.5h41
43652Review Previous Strategic I/T Efforts4h42
44653Interview BCT Contact4.5h43
45654Review Meta Box LOB Info5h44
46655Finalize Preparation2.55d 
47656Outline Research Information Report5h45
48657Hold Planning Session w/ BU Process Owner1.7d 
49658Validate Understanding Of Business10h47
50659Prepare For BD Discovery Process10h49
51660Finalize Research Information Report (Meta Review)5h50
52661Conduct Interview Process3.45d39
53662Prepare Customized Questionnaire & Strategy6.5h51
54663Submit Questionnaire To Meta For Review2h53
29664Finalize Questionnaire3h28
30665Write Interview Letter1h29
31666Schedule Interviews2h30
55667Deliver Interview Letter With Questionnaire4h54
32668Publish Interview Letter1h31
56669Prepare and Perform Interview & Receive BD32h55
59670Update BD Report4.5h58
60671Analyze Information (Core Team)1d52
61672Assign Debriefing Assignments1h 
62673Prepare for Debrief9.5h61
63674Review LOB BD Report w/ Interviewer3h62
64675Update LOB BD Report3h63
65676Confirm & Prioritize LOB BD Report2.75d60
66677Define Time lines for Modifications & Prioritization from LOB5h64
67678Prepare Thank You Letter1h66
68679Attach LOB BD To Thank You Letter1h67
69680Deliver Thank You Letter & Draft BU BD Report4h68
71681Modify & Prioritize Business Drivers (LOB)8h70
72682Received LOB Prioritized Modified BD Report4h71
73683Finalize LOB BD Report (Meta Review)2h72
74684Deliver Final LOB BD Report4h73
75685Assign LOB Owner To Each Business Driver3h74
77686Prepare Architecture Requirements Report & Matrix 1 (BD x AR)7d23
78687Develop Common Understanding of AR1.3d 
79688Define Mission (Purpose of AR)2.5h 
80689Train Core Team on AR Facilitation7h79
81690Outline Architecture Requirement Document & Matrix5h80
82691Develop AR Report & Matrix 1 (BD x AR)4.55d78
83692Coordinate AR Development Session3h 
84693Identify Information Required to Support BD12h83
85694Identify the Processes That Generates The Required Information11.5h84
86695Derive AR From Data & Process Input (See EAS Process Model, Pag 10.)23.5h 
88696Update AR Report & Matrix 110h87
89697Confirm Architecture Requirement (AR)1.15d82
90698Define Response Time lines3h88
91699Prepare Thank You Letter (Attach LOB AR Report) & Matrix 11h90
95700Receive LOB AR Edits (Report & Matrix)6h94
97701Finalize LOB AR Report & Matrix 1 (BD x AR) (Meta Review)5h96
98702Prepare Technology Trends Report2.85d89
99703Develop T.T. Report Meta Trends)2.85d 
100704Select Tech. Trend Report Author1h 
101705Prepare First Draft Of Tech. Trend Report10h100
102706Get BU I/T Involvement & Agreement W/ T.T. Report12h101
104707Prepare Second Draft Tech. Trend Report4h103
105708Review T.T. Report2h104
107709Finalize T.T. Report (Meta Review)1h106
108710Present Phase 1 Deliverable For Commitment3.35d98
109711Give Presentation3.35d 
111712Coordinate Meeting Room & Date4h110
112713Invite Participants (ITSMT,ITEI,ITDQC)2h 
113714Prepare Presentation/Deliverable18h112
115715Deliver Phase 1 Deliverable Hard Copy To Attendees1h114
116716Execute Presentation Preparation3h115
118717Cleanse Phase 1 Deliverable5h117
125718Publish Phase 1 Deliverable2h124
121719Obtain Commitment to Business Alignment0.95d114
110721Define Time lines For Response1h107
124722Coordinate and Consolidate LOB Responses1h123
136724Phase 254.55d126
137725Begin Phase 20d108
139726Initiate Enabling Group For Coordinate & Communicate1.1d 
140727Define Mission Of The Team3h 
141728Define Goals Of The Team2h140
142729Define Deliverable Of The Team3h141
143730Assign The Team2h142
144731Assign Roles & Responsibilities3h143
145734Initiate Enabling Group For Research & Educate1.05d139
146735Define Mission Of The Team2h144
147736Define Goals Of The Team3h146
148737Define Deliverable Of The Team2h147
149738Assign The Team3h148
150739Assign Roles & Responsibilities2h149
158742Prepare Principles - Conceptual Architectures)9.35d150
159743Develop Common Understanding Of Principles5.1d 
160744Assemble Principles Team2h 
161745Define Purpose Of Principle4h160
165746Define Principles4h164
162747Train Team -4.5h161
163748Define Roles & Responsibilities & Time frames4h162
166749Outline Principles3h165
167750Develop Checkpoint with Josetta2h166
169751Develop Principles Report4.25d159
170752Review Principles List12h 
172753Update Principles Report2h171
173754Prepare Best Practices Report & Matrix 2A (AR x BP) Conceptual Architectures)10.6d150
174755Develop Common Understanding Of Best Practices5.1d 
175756Assemble BP Team2h 
176757Define Purpose Of BP4h175
180758Define Best Practice4h179
177759Train Team - How to Decompose BP From AR4.5h176
178760Define Roles & Responsibilities & Time frames4h177
181761Outline BP Report & Matrix 2A3h180
183762Checkpoint with Josetta1h182
184763Develop Best Practices Report (includes both CIT & DIT)5.5d174
185764Review Best Practices List12h 
186765Update BP Report & Matrix 2A2h185
187766Analyze AR x BP Matrix5h186
188767Create Required Best Practices37h187
189768Update BP Report & Matrix 2A (AR x BP)5h188
191769Checkpoint with Josetta2h190
192770Finalize BP Report & Matrix (Meta Review)2h191
193771Prepare Component Architecture Report & Matrix 2B (BP x CA)10.75d192
194772Develop Common Understanding Of Component Architecture1.35d 
195773Validate Phase 0 Component Architecture List1h 
196774Accept/Modify Applicable Component Architectures1.5h195
197775Identify Component Architecture Owners1h196
198776Assemble CA Teams1h197
199777Define Purpose Of CA1h198
200778Define CA2h199
201779Train Team  - How to Decompose CA From BP2h200
202780Define Roles & Responsibilities & Time frames3h201
203781Define CA Level Of Detail2h202
204782Outline CA Report & Matrix 2B1h203
205783Develop CA Report9.5d 
210784Governance -  Create Component Architectures (Composition)9.5h203
211785Update CA Report & Matrix 2B (BP x CA)11.5h206
212786Analyze CA Report & Matrix 2B12h211
215788Finalize CA Report & Matrix 2B (Meta Review)6h214
247790Prepare Base line Report52.4d 
248791 Identify, Collect & Document Existing Branch Information0.3d7.3d
249792Understand Phase 0 CA Selection2h194
250793Understand Phase 0 CA Level Of Detail3.5h249
251794Review Phase 0 CA Report Outline2h250
253795Identify Target Information (See Meta EAS Process Model Pgs. 13-14)5h 
254796Collect Target Information25h253
256797Consolidate Branch Information Collected40.5h255
268798Update Branch Base line Report2h256
257799Analyze Branch Information2.05d 
258800Review Team Must Prepare For Dialog6h256
259801Review Branch Base line Report4.5h258
260802Finalize Branch Base line Report3h259
261803Deliver Branch Base line Report2h260
263804Cleanse Branch Base line Report2h262
264805Publish Branch Base line Report3h263
265806Consolidate Branch Base line Into EDD Base line7.55d205
266807Receive Branch Reports2.5h264
269808Consolidate Into EDD Base line6h268
270809Finalize EDD Base line Report (Meta Review)2h269
271810Deliver EDD Base line Report2h270
272811Checkpoint with Josetta1h271
273812Cleanse EDD Base line Report1h272
274813Publish EDD Base line Report2h273
275814Perform Gap Analysis10.5d 
277815Prepare for ITDQC, ITET Meeting4.5h 
281816ITDQC - Review EDD Base line Report (Current State)1h280
282817ITDQC - Review EDD CA Report (Desired State)1h280
284818Establish Goals Of This Effort5h282
285819Synchronize Participants Understanding Of Goals5h284
286820Outline Gap Analysis Report5h285
287821Analyze Gaps For Potential Opportunities12h286
288822Research Information23h287
293823Make Major Decisions & Establish Clear Direction(DIT Mgt.)1.5h292
294824Update Gap Analysis Report4h288
296825Checkpoint with Josetta2h294
297826Review Gap Analysis Report12.5h296
298827Finalize Gap Analysis Report (Meta Review)10.5h297
299828Final Buy List4.5h298
300829Present Phase 2 Deliverable For Commitment2.2d275
301830Obtain Commitment/Give Presentation2.2d 
302831Coordinate Meeting Room & Date0.5h 
303832Invite Participants (ITET, ITDQC)0.5h 
306833Prepare Presentation6h305
307834Checkpoint with Josetta2h306
308835Deliver Phase 2 Deliverable Hard Copy To Attendees1h307
310836Execute Presentation2h309
311837Checkpoint with Josetta2h310
312838Cleanse Phase 2 Deliverable2h311
313839Publish Phase 2 Deliverable3h312
304841Define Response Required1h303
305842Define Time lines For Response1h304
314843Consolidate LOB Responses1h305
315844Complete Phase 20d193
325845Phase 320.7d315
326846Begin Phase 30d 
328847Initiate Enabling Group For Coordinate & Communicate0.5d 
329848Define Mission Of The Team2h 
330849Define Goals Of The Team2h329
331850Define Deliverable Of The Team2.5h330
332851Assign The Team2h331
333852Assign Roles & Responsibilities3h332
334855Initiate Enabling Group For Research & Educate0.5d 
335856Define Mission Of The Team2h326
336857Define Goals Of The Team2h335
337858Define Deliverable Of The Team2.5h336
338859Assign The Team2h337
339860Assign Roles & Responsibilities3h338
346863Develop On-going Architecture Improvement Strategy8.6d327
347864Develop A Common Understanding Of Architecture Improvement Strategy0.5d 
348865Understand Vision5h327
349866Divide Into 3 Sub-Teams1h348
350867Define The Architecture Improvement Process6.95d 
351868Discuss Alternatives With Consulting Partners4.5h348
352869Research Best Practices In Other Companies24.5h351
353870Develop Recommendation Draft11.5h352
354871Checkpoint with Josetta2h353
355872Review & Modify Recommendation6h354
357873Finalize Recommendation (Meta Review)6h356
358874Obtain Approval Of Recommendation2h357
368876Define Architecture Leadership Responsibility (Person Or Team)7.35d 
369877Discuss Alternatives With Consulting Partners5h348
370878Research Best Practices In Other Companies23.5h369
371879Develop Recommendation Draft12.5h370
372880Checkpoint with Josetta2h371
373881Review & Modify Recommendation7.5h372
374882Finalize Recommendation (Meta Review)6h373
375883Obtain Approval Of Recommendation2h374
376885Identify Architecture Maintenance Tools (Current & Desired State)8.6d 
377887Identify CA Maintenance Tools To Review24h 
378888Evaluate CA Maintenance Tools38h377
379889Select CA Maintenance Tools10h378
380890Checkpoint with Josetta2h379
381891Install CA Maintenance Tools11h380
382892Populate CA Maintenance Tools24h381
383893Prepare Migration Strategy Report9.35d327
384894Develop Common Understanding Of Migration Strategy Report0.7d 
385895Define Purpose Of Migration Plan5h 
386896Outline Migration Strategy Report3.5h385
387897Develop Migration Strategy Report8.65d384
388899Review The Component Architectures12.5h 
389900Identify Key Opportunities For Improvements22.5h388
390901Provide Recommendation For Strategic Implementation47.5h389
391902Draft Migration Strategy Report12h390
392903Checkpoint with Josetta3h391
393904Modify Migration Strategy Report6h392
394905Finalize Migration Strategy Report (Meta Review)12h393
395906Present Phase 3 Deliverable For Commitment3.4d383
396907Give Presentation3.15d 
397908Coordinate Meeting Room & Date1h 
398909Invite Participants (ITSMT,ITEI,ITDQC)1h397
399910Prepare Presentation17h398
400911Checkpoint with Josetta2h399
401912Deliver Phase 3 Deliverable Hard Copy To Attendees1h400
404913Execute Presentation(Div. Chiefs)4h403
405914Cleanse Phase 3 Deliverable5h404
406915Publish Phase 3 Deliverable2h405
407916Obtain Commitment to Technology Alignment0.25d406
408917Define Response Required1.5h 
409918Define Time lines For Response1.5h408
410919Consolidate LOB Presentation Concerns and  Responses3h402
411920Complete Phase 30d395
421921Complete First Iteration of BDAP0d420
119923Deliver Phase 1 Deliverable Hard Copy To Attendees4h118
123925Cleanse Phase 1 Deliverable4.5h122
214926Update CA Report & Matrix 2B (BP x CA)12h213
58934Interview for BD1h57
70936Review Business Drivers (Executives Only)3h69
87938Conduct Interviews if necessary (Executives Only)1h86
94939Review AR (Report and Matrix)2.5h93
92940(Attach LOB AR Report) & Matrix 11h91
93941Deliver LOB AR1h92
96942Checkpoint with Josetta1.5h95
103944Get BU I/T Involvement & Agreement W/ T.T. Report1h102
117946Execute Presentation Delivery1h116
120947Execute Presentation1h119
122951Respond to Phase 1 deliverable2h 
168953Checkpoint with Josetta1h167
164954Define Principles47.5h163
179958Define Best Practice47.5h178
208968Infrastructure - Create Component Architectures (Composition)29h203
207969Data - Create Component Architectures (Composition)18.5h206
206970Applications - Create Component Architectures (Composition)63.5h203
213971Checkpoint with Josetta2h212
217972Preliminary Buy-in (Josetta ITET)1h216
216973Prepare Preliminary Buy-in (Josetta ITET)3h215
255974Collect Target Information5h254
262975Review Branch Base line Report2.5h261
278976Checkpoint with Josetta1h277
279977ITET - Review EDD Base line Report (Current State)2h277
280978ITET - Review EDD CA Report (Desired State)2h279
291980Make Major Decisions & Establish Clear Direction(ITB)2.5h288
290981Make Major Decisions & Establish Clear Direction (internal)24h288
309982Execute Presentation2.5h308
356984Review Presentation2h354
402986Execute Presentation (ITET)4h401
403987Execute Presentation(ITDQC)4h402
417988ID and inventory critical work papers4.5h411
412989Project Wrap up1.45d411
418990Key factors/Project debrief2h417
419991Architecture next steps (6 month plan)8.5h418
420992Project close10h419
276993Validate Base line Components0.8d 
283994Develop draft Gap Analysis6.65d 
289995Negotiate Decisions and Establish Direction2.85d 
295996Finalize Gap Analysis2.7d 
218997Develop Buy List process3.1d 
219998Determine process to be used (Consensus, research, baseline)20h137
220999Develop process for driving buy lists20h219
171005Execute Communication Plan19.35d4
381008Check Point with Josetta1.5h37
761009Check Point with Josetta1.5h75
1061011Checkpoint with Josetta1h105
1141012Checkpoint with Josetta1h113
1821013Prepare for Checkpoint with Josetta2h181
1901014Prepare for Checkpoint with Josetta5h189
2921015Make Major Decisions & Establish Clear Direction(DIT tech.)1h291
1261016Complete Phase 10d124
571017Train LOB Interviewees1h56
1711021Map Principles to Architectural Requirements4.2d170
2091022Security - Create Component Architectures (Composition)21.5h 
2211049Develop Buy List Report52.4d220
2221050Data Domain4.6d 
2231051Data Transaction Data21.5h188
2241052Data Data Warehouse22h223
2251053Application Domain10.95d 
2261054Application Collaborate/Groupware18h188
2271055Application Intranet21.5h226
2281056Application Intranet/E-Commerce22.5h227
2291057Application Components17h228
2301058Applications Applications18.5h229
2311059Applications Middleware18h230
2321060Infrastructure Domain8d 
2331061Infrastructure Platform20h188
2341062Infrastructure Network19h233
2351063Infrastructure - Systems Management21.5h234
2361064Governance Domain1.55d 
2381066Security Domain1.55d 
2401068Update Report12h220
2411069Analyze  Report10.5h240
2421070Checkpoint with Josetta2h241
2431071Update  Report12h242
2441072Finalize Report  (Meta Review)6.5h243
2451073Preliminary Buy-in (Josetta ITET)3h244
2461074Preliminary Buy-in (Josetta ITET)1h245
191081Execute Communication Plan90h11
221082Brief ITSMT Wrap up1h21
211083Brief ITSMT Status2h20
201084Brief ITSMT on project2h11
41085Project Start up2.05d3
1381086Project Start-up2.15d137
1511088Execute Communication Plan52.4d137
181093Communication Plan19.35d 
1521094Communication Plan52.4d 
1531095Execute Communication Plan200h145
1541096Brief ITSMT on project2h145
1551097Brief ITSMT Status1.5h154
1571098Brief ITSMT Wrap up2h156
3271100Project start-up0.5d326
3401102Execute Communication Plan20.2d326
3411103Communication Plan20.2d 
3421104Execute Communication Plan95h334
3431105Brief ITSMT on project1.5h334
3441106Brief ITSMT Status1.5h343
3451107Brief ITSMT Wrap up1h344
4131108Review Phase0.35d 
4141109Develop +/- chart2h 
4151110Discuss what can be done to accelerate the Project2.5h414
1271117Phase Wrap-up1.05d126
1281118Review Phase0.45d 
1291119Develop +/- chart2h 
1301120Discuss what can be done to accelerate the Project3h129
1311121Modify next phase0.6d 
1321122Review Project Plan2h130
1331123Delete unnecessary tasks1.5h132
1341124Add New tasks2h133
1351125Advise Project Sponsor1h134
3161126Phase Wrap-up0.8d315
3171127Review Phase0.45d 
3181128Develop +/- chart2h 
3191129Discuss what can be done to accelerate the Project3h318
3201130Modify next phase0.35d 
3211131Review Project Plan2h319
3221132Delete unnecessary tasks1h321
3231133Add New tasks2.5h322
3241134Advise Project Sponsor1h323
4161138Review Project1.45d 
1561140Brief ITSMT Status1h155
2671178BDAP review of product4h266
2521179Independent Team Analysis of Baseline7.5d 
3591181Develop Governance guidelines7.75d 
3611190Discuss Alternatives With Consulting Partners5h 
3621191Research Best Practices In Other Companies24h361
3631192Develop Recommendation Draft12.5h362
3641193Checkpoint with Josetta2h363
3651194Review & Modify Recommendation7.5h364
3661195Finalize Recommendation (Meta Review)6h365
3671196Obtain Approval Of Recommendation2h366
3601198Define compliance controls and procedures5h 

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