Step 2: Review Current Strategy


2.1 Identify current initiatives/contracts
2.2 Review and document current performance (cost, quality, schedule)
2.2.1 Understand current stakeholder issues
2.2.2 Document current metrics
2.3 Begin program risk identification and risk analysis (CLM 017 Risk Management)
2.3.1 Review Risk Register from previous program (if available)
2.4 Document current processes
2.4.1 Detail user requirements, acquisition process, detailed processes, supplier functions, and contingency processes. Review Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) (if available).
2.4.2 Document current life cycle cost of the service
2.4.3 Identify challenges associated with the service
2.4.4 Understand the impact of contingency operations
2.4.5 Understand the effect on small business participation
2.4.6 Understand local command funding authority
2.4.7 Understand effects of bundling and/or consolidation, if applicable
2.4.8 Analyze lessons learned from previous acquisitions
2.4.9 Review Services Requirements Review Board (SRRB) procedures and begin process for approval of the requirement
2.5 Determine Status of GFP/GFM/Facilities (CLM 039 Foundation of Government Property)
2.5.1 Determine availability, serviceability, etc (status)
2.5.2 Determine disposition planned for current and future
2.5.3 Determine replacement costs, life cycle expectations, repair costs
2.6 Stakeholder interviews, analysis, and submission of current and projected requirements forecast
2.7 Review current and statutory requirements (what changed since last acquisition)
2.8 Define (at a high level) desired results
2.8.1 Link desired results to mission and performance objectives and standards
2.9 Review current performance and high level desired results with major users and suppliers
2.9.1 Communicate with stakeholders to gain staff level perspective
2.9.2 Contact users and CORs at working-level to gain an understanding of operational processes
2.9.3 Define process if used in contingency environment
2.9.4 Contact vendors and industry on their perspective of current process
2.10 Refine desired results
2.10.1 Validate your vision including key performance outcomes with stakeholders