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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.7

Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool (ARRT)
Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool (ARRT) Technology

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Description: The Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool (ARRT) is a job assistance application that assists the user in writing performance-based requirements documents following the Requirements Roadmap process. This technology assists users in developing documents for the contracts process. Users follow prompts in the application, using the answers to these prompts to produce the requirements documents. These prompts are used to create Performance Work Statements (PWS), Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans (QASP), and Performance Requirements Summaries (PRS).

This technology requires the Microsoft Access environment to run and is compatible with Microsoft Access 2016. ARRT Requirements Definition data is stored within itself in its embedded database. When users create projects and add data to the application, this information is stored within that file.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.9
Decision Date: 09/08/2022 at 21:00:47 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Defense Acquisition University
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (09/08/2022 at 21:00:47 UTC).