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Architecture Development Method
Agency Mission Essential Task List
Assistant Secretary of Defense
Acquisition Technology and Logistics
Business Enterprise Architecture
Business Motivation Model
Business Process Modeling Notation
Business Process Reengineering
Business Reference Model
Business Transformation Agency
Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence
Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Architecture Framework
Core Architecture Data Model
Configuration Control Board
Configuration Control Plan
Capability Development Document
Conceptual Data Model
Chief Information Officer
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Manual
Community Of Interest
Concepts of Operations
Capability Production Document
Capital Planning and Investment Control
Capability Portfolio Management
Consolidated Reference Model
Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration
DoD Architecture Enterprise Services
Defense Acquisition System
DoD Discovery Metadata Specification
DoD Information Enterprise Architecture
DoD Information Technology Standards and Profile Registry
DoD Information Technology Portfolio Repository
Data and Information Viewpoint
DoD Metadata Registry
DoD Architecture Framework
Department of Defense Instruction
Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel,
Defense Planning Guidance
Data Reference Model
Enterprise Architecture Assessment Framework
Enterprise Architecture Management Maturity Framework
Electronic Industries Alliance
Enhanced-Information Support Plan
Federal Enterprise Architecture
Federated Enterprise Architecture-Consolidated Reference Model
Federal Enterprise Architecture Reference Model
Federal Information Processing Standard
Federal Information Security Management Act
Government Accountability Office
Global Information Grid
Initial Capabilities Document
International Defence Enterprise Architecture Specification
Integration Definition for Activity Modeling
Information Enterprise Architecture
Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004
Information Sharing Environment
Information Sharing Environment Enterprise Architecture Framework
Information Security Marking
International Standards Organization
Information Technology/National Security Systems
Joint Capability Area
Joint Capability Integration and Development System
Joint C4I Program Assessment Tool
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Joint Common System Function List
Joint Mission Essential Task List
Knowledge Management/Decision Support
Logical Data Model
MODAF Meta Model
Milestone Decision Authority
Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence Architecture Framework
Naval Architecture Elements Reference Guide
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Net Centric Data Strategy
Net-Centric Services Strategy
Networks and Information Integration
National Institutes for Standards & Technology
National Security Systems
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
Office of Management and Budget
Object Management Group
Object-Oriented Analysis & Design
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Office of the Undersecretary of Defense
Personal Digital Assistant
Plan, Do, Check, and Act
Physical Data Model
Physical Exchange Specification
Process Flow Diagram
Program Objective Memorandum
Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution
Performance Reference Model
Process Task Dependency
Structured Analysis and Design Technique
Systems Engineering Plan
Secret IP Router Network
Shelf Life Code
Service Component Reference Model
Technical Architecture for Information Management
Transient Electromagnetic Pulse Emanation Standard
The Open Group Architecture Framework
Technical Reference Model
Technical Standards View
Technical Working Groups
Universal Joint Task List
Unified Modeling Language
Unified Profile for DoDAF and MODAF
Uniform Resource Locator
Under Secretary of Defense
Validation & Verification
Work Breakdown Structure
eXtensible Markup Language
XML Schema Definition
Work, not specific to a single organization, weapon system or individual that transforms inputs (Resources) into outputs (Resources) or changes their state.
A measure of the ease with which Performers satisfy differing Constraints and Capability and Service needs.
The name of a location along with the location-finding scheme that allows a location to be found from the name. Examples include postal address, email address, URL, datalink address.
A consent among parties regarding the terms and conditions of activities that said parties participate in.
The ability to achieve a Desired Effect under specified [performance] standards and conditions through combinations of ways and means [activities and resources] to perform a set of activities.
The state of an environment or situation in which a Performer performs.
The range of permissible states for an object.
A political state or nation or its territory.
Representation of information in a formalized manner suitable for communication, interpretation, or processing by humans or by automatic means. Examples could be whole models, packages, entities, attributes, classes, domain values, enumeration values, records, tables, rows, columns, and fields.
The result, outcome, or consequence of an action [activity].
Types of information within the scope or domain of the architecture.
Category of measures on Effect Objects
A real property entity consisting of underlying land and one or more of the following: a building, a structure (including linear structures), a utility system, or pavement.
Functional standards set forth rules, conditions, guidelines, and characteristics.
An object that encompasses meteorological, geographic, and control features mission significance
A geospatial extent whose boundaries are by declaration or agreement by political parties.
An authoritative statement intended to lead or steer the execution of actions.
Information is the state of a something of interest that is materialized -- in any medium or form -- and communicated or received.
A base, camp, post, station, yard, center, or other activity, including leased facilities, without regard to the duration of operational control. An installation may include one or more sites.
A point or extent in space that may be referred to physically or logically.
A category of measures of the amount of time a Performer is able to conduct Activities over some time interval.
Equipment, apparatus or supplies that are of interest, without distinction as to its application for administrative or combat purposes.
The magnitude of some attribute of an individual.
A category of Measures
Needs Satisfaction Measure
A category of quality measures that address how well a system meets the user's needs and requirements.
A specific real-world assemblage of people and other resources organized for an on-going purpose.
A category of quality measures that address how costly a Performer is to operate and maintain.
A category of quality measures that address how well a Performer meets Capability needs.
Any entity - human, automated, or any aggregation of human and/or automated - that performs an activity and provides a capability.
A category of persons defined by the role or roles they share that are relevant to an architecture.
A category of measures of spatio-temporal extent of an Individual such as length, mass, energy, velocity
An interface (logical or physical) provided by a System.
A temporary endeavor undertaken to create Resources or Desired Effects.
Land and improvements to land (i.e., facilities).
Region Of Country
A large, usually continuous segment of a political state or nation or its territory.
Region Of World
A large, usually continuous segment of a surface or space; area.
Data, Information, Performers, Materiel, or Personnel Types that are produced or consumed.
A principle or condition that governs behavior; a prescribed guide for conduct or action
A mechanism to enable access to a set of one or more capabilities , where the access is provided using a prescribed interface and is exercised consistent with constraints and policies as specified by the service description. The mechanism is a Performer. The “capabilities” accessed are Resources -- Information, Data, Materiel, Performers, and Geo-political Extents.
A logical or physical communication path between requisitions and services.
Information necessary to interact with the service in such terms as the service inputs, outputs, and associated semantics. The service description also conveys what is accomplished when the service is invoked and the conditions for using the service.
A measurement of the performance of a system or service.
A part of a Performer that specifics a distinct interaction point through which the Performer interacts with other Performers. This isolates dependencies between performers to particular interaction points rather than to the performer as a whole.
Physical (geographic) location that is or was owned by, leased to, or otherwise possessed. Each site is assigned to a single installation. A site may exist in one of three forms: (1) Land only, where there are no facilities present and where the land consists of either a single land parcel or two or more contiguous land parcels. (2) Facility or facilities only, where the underlying land is neither owned nor controlled by the government. A stand-alone facility can be a site. If a facility is not a stand-alone facility, it must be assigned to a site. (3). Land and all the facilities thereon, where the land consists of either a single land parcel or two or more contiguous land parcels.
The ability, coming from one's knowledge, practice, aptitude, etc., to do something well.
A category of measures of the spatio-temporal location of an Individual.
A formal agreement documenting generally accepted specifications or criteria for products, processes, procedures, policies, systems, and/or personnel.
A functionally, physically, and/or behaviorally related group of regularly interacting or interdependent elements.
Technical standards document specific technical methodologies and practices to design and implement.
A type of measure of time
An end that describes the future state of the enterprise, without regard to how it is to be achieved; a mental image of what the future will or could be like