CSDR Tools

Cost & Software Data Reporting (CSDR) Submit-Review

Within the CSDR Submit-Review system, industry submits the CWBS Dictionary, 1921, 1921-1, 1921-2, 1921-5, and SRDR Development & Maintenance data to a government review team consisting of the Government Program Office, the DCARC, and a community of interest. Following approval, the reports are published into the DACIMS & CADE CSDR repository. For more information on:


Program Planning Module (PPM)

Within the CSDR Submit-Review system, the Program Planning Module (PPM) provides a secure, collaborative environment for the Cost Working Integrated Product Team (CWIPT) to process an CSDR Co-Plan and all required supporting documentation:

  • For more information on the PPM Reviewer Role, Click Here

Cost Planning & Execution Tool (cPET)

The DCARC’s CSDR Planning & Execution Tool (cPet) software provides automated FlexFile and Quantity data reports and also legacy reports including the 1921, 1921-1, 1921-2, and 1921-5 cost report validation as well as assisted CSDR plan creation.

  • Creation of new program/contract plans using the cPet WBS editor
  • Automated conversion of plans to the latest version of the DD 2794
    • Requirements for Cost and Hour Report (FlexFile) and Quantity Data Report
    • Supplements for the Scope Definition, SRDR Development and Maintenance tables
  • Ability to create and edit your FlexFile and Quantity Data report templates in Excel or JSON format
  • Ability to validate your FlexFile and Quantity Data Report against the CSDR plan
  • Creation of Resource Distribution Tables (RDTs)
  • Validation of 1921 and 1921-1 cost reports (requires a copy of CSDR plan in either .xls or .xml format)
  • Side-by-side comparison of 1921 or 1921-1 reports across two reporting periods