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White graduation cap icon SWE 0015  Introduction: What is DoDI 5000.87?

Introduction: What is DoDI 5000.87?

Welcome to What is DoDI 5000.87? This is Online Training (OLT) micro learning course provides an overview of the purpose of DoDI 5000.87 and the Software Acquisition Pathway (SWP). DoDI 5000.87 is the DoD Policy that authorizes DoD Programs to use Agile-DevSecOps commercial best practices to achieve faster software development for our warfighters.





Members of the Engineering and Technical Management Functional Area who are engaged in software development.


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • Since this course is less than 30 minutes, no CLPs are assigned. To receive CLP credit, students should bundle the completion of this and similar courses together and apply to their supervisor for CLP approval.