Instructions to CCA Confirmation Reviewer:
Clinger-Cohen Act compliance must be confirmed prior to contract award and milestone decisions for all mission critical and mission essential Information Technology (IT) systems (see attachment 1). Confirmation of CCA compliance consists of evaluating eleven (11) key items (see attachment 2). You have been identified as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on at least one of those 11 items.
Attachment 3 is the Program
Manager’s CCA Compliance Table and Supporting Documentation for the _________________________________________.(Program Name)
Request you review the supporting documentation for CCA Table Item(s)_____________ for sufficiency in relation to the spirit and intent of CCA and provide a written assessment of your findings.
To assist in developing your assessment, the checklist/table provided in attachment 4 is provided. Request you prepare a CCA item level assessment for your assigned items. To do that, fill in the checklist table for the item(s) you are reviewing. You should either rate the CCA item as “compliant”, “marginal” or “non-compliant”. Definitions of those rating criteria are provided with the table. In addition, request you prepare one short paragraph for each CCA item(s) you are requested to review to summarize the results of your assessment. The narrative summary may be included in the table as well. Your input will be used to prepare the final CCA assessment for the program, which will address all 11 items.
A sample item level assessment is provided in attachment 5 to help you understand the level of detail required, and the format for your response. Note that the sample provided has inputs for all items. This is done for completeness - item level assessments will address only select items. Only the final CCA assessment will address all items.
Your input is due back to the sender of this email by COB_____________________.
Thank you for your assistance in this matter. Questions may be directed to your CCA Coordinator, identified below.
Excerpts from DoD Interim Guidance, "Operation of the Defense Acquisition
(2) ASN (RDA)/DON CIO memo of 6 June
(3) _______________CCA Compliance Table
(4) CCA Item Level
(5) CCA Item Level