director, cost assessment and program evaluation
The functions and personnel from the Cost Analysis Improvement Group (CAIG) were transferred to the Office of the Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (DCAPE) within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) by the Weapon System Acquisition Reform Act (WSARA) of 2009. DCAPE is the Principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense and other senior officials in the DoD for independent cost assessment, program evaluation, and analysis. Within the office of DCAPE, the Deputy Director for Cost Assessment oversees policy and procedures for cost estimating and conducts independent cost estimates for Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs) and Major Automated Information Systems (MAIS).
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