Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Suite (ARRT)


Welcome to the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool (ARRT) Suite. The Suite is a collection of tools that help you build strategic elements of your acquisition documents by walking you through structured processes to help you ask and answer the right questions related to your acquisition.

The ARRT Suite includes a Requirements Definition tool, an Evaluation Factors tool, a Performance Assessment tool, and a Cost Estimation tool. These can be used independently or together to produce your work products. Look for videos and help guides under the Training Tab provided for each of the tools below.


Support for ARRT is provided through the Service Acquisition Mall by clicking contact in the top menu. The ARRT team will monitor questions and issues and will attempt to resolve user issues. However, there is no express warranty or direct support guaranteed in the use of ARRT. DAU provides limited support for the tool and does not anticipate future enhancements.

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ARRT requirements definition

ARRT Requirements Definition

The ARRT Requirements Definition is a tool used to write performance-based requirements following the Requirements Roadmap process. Using the tool, you can create Performance Work Statements (PWS), Statements of Objectives (SOO), Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans (QASP), and Performance Requirement Summaries (PRS).

ARRT evaluation factors

ARRT Evaluation Factors

The ARRT Evaluation Factors provides a simple, structured approach for developing your contract source selection factors and Source Selection Plan. It walks you through a step by step process to set your factors and subfactors, describe what will be evaluated, and set their relative importance.

ARRT performance assessment

ARRT Performance Assessment

The ARRT Performance Assessment assists Contracting Officer's Representatives in creating and executing an assessment schedule that is in alignment with the QASP in order to prepare inputs for CPARS.

ARRT cost estimation

ARRT Cost Estimation

The ARRT Cost Estimation is a tool that guides you through the process of estimating costs of services detailed in the Performance Work Statement and helps you create an Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE).