Improving the Army Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System (PPBES)

The Planning Phase

by Leslie Lewis, Harry J. Thie, Roger Allen Brown, John Y. Schrader


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This report documents an examination of the planning phase of the Army Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System, to determine the extent to which the Army's reengineering of planning and programming was successful and to suggest improvements.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1


  • Chapter 2

    The Context of TAP

  • Chapter 3

    Reengineering Army Programming

  • Chapter 4

    Analysis of TAP 00-15: What Was Accomplished

  • Chapter 5

    Revising TAP 02-17

  • Chapter 6

    Conclusions and Recommendations For TAP 02-17

  • Appendix A

    Linkages Among JV2010, AV2010, and ASPG

  • Appendix B

    Translating Guidance from the ASPG to TAP

  • Appendix C

    Mission Area Tables

  • Appendix D

    Strawman Operational Objectives

  • Appendix E

    Strawman Operational Capabilities

  • Appendix F

    Hierarchy of Mission Areas, Objectives, Capabilities

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