Representing the Enterprise Steward's interests in ensuring maximum organizational
benefit from C4&IT Infrastructure systems.
Communicating with other Asset Managers regarding any impacts on the EA.
Developing and recommending changes to C4&IT Infrastructure policies and practices to
enhance the quality of C4&IT Infrastructure practices.
Facilitating resolution of issues among the Sponsor's Representative, SDA, SSA, and other
Ensuring that resource estimates are realistic, adequate and have considered all aspects of
C4&IT Infrastructure integration with the EA and C4&IT systems.
Ensuring that each C4&IT Infrastructure system is fully supported upon deployment, as
evidenced by the promulgation of appropriate documentation.
Ensuring that C4&IT Infrastructure performance measures are developed, tracked, and
d. Sponsor. The Sponsor is the organizational element that articulates goals, validates
requirements, acquires resources, and accepts C4&IT capability needed to support a Coast Guard
C4&IT Infrastructure. The Sponsor has the following C4&IT Infrastructure responsibilities:
Promulgating policy regarding use of the C4&IT Infrastructure, development of systems
that utilize the C4&IT Infrastructure, and sustainment of the C4&IT Infrastructure.
Ensuring that C4&IT Infrastructure concerns are addressed throughout the life cycle of
each C4&IT system.
Ensuring that resources are available for C4&IT Infrastructure practices and that these
practices are followed.
Designating the Program Manager and Sponsor's Representative for C4&IT Infrastructure.
Acquiring and allocating, through planning and programming, the resources necessary to
fully develop, implement, and support C4&IT Infrastructure capability.
Defining, maintaining, and articulating organizational and program goals and validating
requirements established by the Program Manager.
e. Program Manager. The Program Manager is the Sponsor's designated manager who is
responsible for development and production of program requirements. The Program Manager
advocates the end user's concerns and establishes and maintains mechanisms to ensure that the
user's needs are being addressed throughout the life cycle. The Program Manager has the
following C4&IT Infrastructure responsibilities:
Coordinating and assimilating input from end users, enterprise application owners,
operations and maintenance communities, and other stakeholders, and providing this input
to the appropriate phase of the system development life cycle.
Developing, tracking, and evaluating performance measures that quantify the C4&IT
Infrastructure's success in meeting objectives for response time, information accessibility,
and connectivity. Developing measures of C4&IT Infrastructure's impacts on total cost of
ownership for mission and business systems that utilize C4&IT Infrastructure services.
Fulfilling the planning, programming, and budgeting functions of the Sponsor's