The PMO is directly responsible for the content and quality of
the test strategy and planning document. The TEMP, as an integrated summary
management tool, requires an extensive commitment of manhours and PM guidance.
The interactions of the various T&E players and support agencies in the
T&E WIPT must be woven into the fabric of the total system acquisition
strategy. Cost and schedule implications must be negotiated to ensure a viable
T&E program that provides timely and accurate data to the engineering and
management decision makers.