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ACQuipedia serves as an online encyclopedia of common defense acquisition topics. Each topic is identified as an article. Each article contains a definition, a brief narrative that provides context, and includes links to the most pertinent policy, guidance, tools, practices, and training which further augment understanding and expand depth.

ACQuipedia was developed as a collaborative project to create content around Defense Acquisition-related topics. Articles (topics) will be maintained as a collaborative effort of subject matter experts across the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). Future growth may expand the collaboration of subject matter experts beyond DAU.

ACQuipedia provides the acquisition workforce with quick access to information in a succinct and digestible format. Article content aggregates the most relevant references and learning assets to narrowly focus users and quickly provide high value information.

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ACQUIPEDIA/Engineering and Technical Management
Technical baselines are formally controlled definitions of the characteristics of a system. Each…
ACQUIPEDIA/Life Cycle Logistics
TDPs define the physical and functional characteristics of a configuration item and its…
ACQUIPEDIA/Life Cycle Logistics
TMs can include the following types of publications: Paper-based TM - The display of…
ACQUIPEDIA/Engineering and Technical Management
Technical Performance Measurement (TPM) involves a technique of predicting the future value of a…
ACQUIPEDIA/Program Management
The purpose of the TMRR phase is to reduce technology, engineering, integration, and life-cycle…
ACQUIPEDIA/Engineering and Technical Management
Introduction. A Technology Readiness Assessment (TRA) is an evaluation to determine whether a…
ACQUIPEDIA/Life Cycle Logistics
Overview DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02, Operation of the Defense Acquisition System,…
ACQUIPEDIA/Engineering and Technical Management
Starting at Milestone A all ACAT programs must prepare a TEMP to document Test and Evaluation for…
ACQUIPEDIA/Engineering and Technical Management
Originally developed as a software CI review, this review is increasingly applied to both hardware…
ACQUIPEDIA/Program Management
The to complete performance index (TCPI) is a comparative EVM metric used primarily to determine…
ACQUIPEDIA/Life Cycle Logistics
Overview: Materiel fielding is the process of planning, coordinating, and executing the deployment…
ACQUIPEDIA/Financial Management
Appropriation categories may be considered broad, generic groupings or “types” of federal…