ADS Chapter 577

Information Technology Capital Planning and Investment Control

Functional Series 500 – Management Services

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Partial Revision Date: 08/05/2011
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This ADS chapter contains the policy directives and required procedures for capital planning and investment control of information technology (IT) assets. It sets the framework for selecting and managing IT investments, driven by the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996. The policy directives and required procedures support the achievement of Agency strategic goals and objectives through the preparation, selection, control, and evaluation of IT assets. USAID IT investments are IT initiatives or projects funded by USAID.