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ARRT Cost Estimation 2.1 Now Available - 4/1/2017

Version 2.1 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Cost Estimation is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Requirements Definition 4.3 Now Available - 4/1/2017

Version 4.3 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Requirements Definition is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Evaluation Factors 2.3 Now Available - 4/1/2017

Version 2.3 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Evaluation Factors is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Performance Assessment 2.1 Now Available - 4/1/2017

Version 2.1 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Performance Assessment is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Evaluation Factors 2.2.1 Now Available - 11/23/2016

Version 2.2.1 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Evaluation Factors is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Cost Estimation 2.0 Now Available - 9/30/2016

Version 2.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Cost Estimation is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Performance Assessment 2.0 Now Available - 9/30/2016

Version 2.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Performance Assessment is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Evaluation Factors 2.2 Now Available - 9/30/2016

Version 2.2 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Evaluation Factors is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Requirements Definition 4.2 Now Available - 9/30/2016

Version 4.2 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Requirements Definition is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Cost Estimation 1.0 Now Available - 10/30/2015

Version 1.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Cost Estimation is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Performance Assessment 1.0 Now Available - 10/30/2015

Version 1.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Performance Assessment is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Requirements Definition 4.1 Now Available - 2/4/2015

Version 4.1 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Requirements Definition is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Evaluation Factors 2.0 Now Available - 2/4/2015

Version 2.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Evaluation Factors is now available for download.

To obtain the latest version of this tool, go to the ARRT Suite Download Page.

ARRT Evaluation Factors 1.0 Now Available - 7/11/2014

Version 1.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Evaluation Factors is now available for download.

ARRT Requirements Definition 4.0 Now Available - 7/11/2014

Version 4.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool Requirements Definition is now available for download.

ARRT 3.0 Now Available - 7/9/2013

Version 3.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool, or ARRT, is now available for download.

ARRT 2.0 Now Available - 10/1/2012

Version 2.0 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool, or ARRT, is now available for download.

ARRT Version 1.6 Now Available - 3/22/2012

Version 1.6 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool, or ARRT, is now available for download.

ARRT Version 1.5 Released - 1/31/2012

Version 1.5 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool, or ARRT, was released on January 30, 2012.

ARRT Version 1.1 Released - 10/13/2011

Version 1.1 of the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool, or ARRT, was released on October 12, 2011.

ARRT Version 1.0 Released - 8/8/2011

The Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool, or ARRT, was released on August 8, 2011.

Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool (ARRT) - 7/13/2011

The Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool, or ARRT, will be available for download toward the end of July 2011.

ARRT is a software tool that helps you build your Performance Based Requirements and produce a Performance Work Statement (PWS), Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP), and Performance Requirements Summary (PRS) by following a proven process.

For more information on the tool, go to the ARRT Overview Page.

QASP Template and Video - 1/19/2011

The Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) page on SAM has been updated with an overview video and downloadable template.  Visit this page to learn more about this topic.

SAM on Federal News Radio - 1/6/2011

DAU's Lyle Eesley was interviewed on Federal News Radio about SAM.

To listen to the interview, go to http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=15&sid=2221194.

Keyword Functionality now on SAM - 8/17/2010

The web pages on SAM have been enhanced to include Keyword functionality. Keywords allow a user to quickly view related information by clicking on a subject of interest. When a user clicks on a Keyword, SAM takes them to a results page that shows all related Content and Performance Objectives.

Communication Plan - 8/17/2010

Having trouble communicating with your stakeholders? Not able to determine the best method to get updates out to your team?

Visit the new page created on SAM that gives an overview on building an effective Communication Plan. On this page you can watch a video that describes the basics of a Comm Plan and also download a template (in either Power Point or Excel) that will help you get started.

"Welcome to SAM" Video - 8/17/2010

Are you new to SAM? Watch the new “Welcome to SAM” video located on the homepage and in the Visitor Center. It will give you a high-level overview of the Mall, describing the types of pages that exist and how to navigate through them.

New Performance Standards Page - 6/9/2010

In order to help you succeed in the Acquisition Process, SAM has created a Sample Performance Standards page where you can view and search through examples of well-written Performance Standards.

Seven Step Service Acquisition Process Update - 4/1/2010

Check out the newly redesigned Seven Step Service Acquisition Process Overview page!  It now contains an interactive graphic that provides a visual interface to better understand and navigate through the Seven Step Process in SAM.

New Performance Objectives Page - 4/1/2010

In order to help you succeed in the Acquisition Process, SAM has created a Sample Performance Objectives page where you can view examples of well-written Performance Objectives (POs).  These POs are searchable and filterable by SAM Wing and Store.  You can access this page through the Store pages in each Wing.

Welcome to SAM 1.0 - 1/15/2010

Welcome to the launch of a new DAU initiative designed to help the workforce develop and execute more effective service acquisitions.  Our goal in developing the Service Acquisition Mall (SAM) is to provide a functional knowledge and training resource that will provide real value to the workforce.


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