As part of a special assistance activity for the Director of the U.S. Army's Program Analysis and Evaluation Directorate (PA&E), the Arroyo Center participated in creating a new program development process and methodology. The principal objective in this work was to improve the Army's Program Objective Memorandum (POM) development process. The improvements were designed to (1) enhance the Army's ability to view the totality of its resources, (2) improve its resource decision process, and (3) justify those choices within the Army and to the external community, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Congress.
Table of Contents
Background and Project Overview
The New Framework and Process
Implementation of the New Framework and Process
Lessons Learned and Next Steps
Army Programming Pre-1995
Strategy-To-Tasks Resource Management Framework
Reporting Resource Allocations
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