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Glossary of Terms Used for USAID's Automated Directives System (ADS) - Updated 07/15/2011 Partial Revision

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Capital Planning And Investment Control (Cpic) Process

A decision-making process for ensuring that information technology (IT) investments integrate strategic planning, budgeting, procurement, and the management of IT in support of Agency missions and business needs. In concert with strategic planning, budget, and procurement processes, the CPIC process is the basis for identifying, prioritizing, and managing a portfolio of IT investments compatible with the Agency enterprise architecture (EA). To achieve performance and compliance goals with the lowest life-cycle costs and risks (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 577).

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