Key Collaborators

Key Collaborators

The following collaborators provide feedback, input, and support to the CADE strategic initiatives and goals. As the ultimate data consumers, the CADE vision encompasses all of the cost and acquisition community’s needs.

EVM Service Centers

The Service EVM and Acquisition Centers partner with the Program Offices, the Service Cost Centers, AT&L PARCA and CAPE to strategically plan for better data.

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Army PARCA Office

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Navy Center for Earned Value Management

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The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition)


Service and Agency Acquisition Centers

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The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)

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The Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition

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The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition)

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Marine Corps Systems Command Acquisition MOS



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Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Offices


Defense Acquisition University

DAU provides formal classroom training, as well as continuous learning modules, to the acquisition professional. Their mission is to provide a global learning environment to develop qualified acquisition, requirements and contingency professionals who deliver and sustain effective and affordable warfighting capabilities.


Defense Contract Management Agency

The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is the Department of Defense (DoD) component that works directly with Defense suppliers to help ensure that DoD, Federal, and allied government supplies and services are delivered on time, at projected cost, and meet all performance requirements.

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Logistics & Materiel Readiness

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logisitcs & Materiel Readiness serves as the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisisiton, Technology & Logistics (USD(AT&L)), Deputy Secretary of Defense (DEPSECDEF), and Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) on logistics and materiel readiness in the Department of Defense (DoD) and is the principal logistics official within the senior management.

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Systems Engineering

The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering (ODASD(SE)) is the focal point for all policy, practice, and procedural matters relating to Department of Defense Systems Engineering and its key elements to incude technical risk management, software engineering, manufacturing and production, quality, standardization, and related disciplines.

Acquisition Resources and Analysis

USD sealAcquisition Resources and Analysis (ARA) provides resource management, analyses, and information for major defense acquisition program decision-makers and leads AT&L’s execution of the Defense Acquisition System.



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Defense Acquisition Management Information Retrieval

DAMIR identifies various data sources that the Acquisition community uses to manage Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAP) and Major Automated Information Systems (MAIS) programs and provides a unified web-based interface through which to present that information. DAMIR is the authoritative source for Selected Acquisition Reports (SAR), SAR Baseline, Acquisition Program Baselines (APB), MAIS Annual Reports (MAR), MAIS Original Estimates (MAIS OE), and Assessments.

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Defense Acquisition Visibility Environment

Provides project managers and decision makers with a single interface that leverages APIs, accessibility and easily customized analytics from multiple legacy data systems.

Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) Calendar

Displays and archives the meeting schedule of the Defense Acquisition Board and provides reference material for funding charts and acquisition milestone decisions.

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Chief Information Officer

The DON CIO develops strategies, policies, architectures, standards and guidance, and provides process transformation support for the entire Department of the Navy. Additionally, the DON CIO ensures that the development and acquisition of IT systems are interoperable and consistent with the department's objectives and vision.