Contracting eBusiness - Data Standards

Section 862 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal year 2013 directed the Department to: establish uniform data standards, internal control requirements, independent verification and validation requirements, and business process rules for processing procurement requests, contracts, receipts, and invoices. As stated in the report to Congress on 31 July 2013, DoD has established and published the required standards and business rules. These standards form the backbone of our business processes and guide requirements for enterprise and component systems.

Procurement Data Standard

The Procurement Data Standard is a system-agnostic XML schema representing data found in contracts and solicitations.

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Purchase Request Data Standard

The Purchase Request Data Standard is a system-agnostic XML schema representing data found in purchase requests.

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Item Unique Identification

Item Unique Identification allows for discrete tracking of goods brought into the DoD throughout their lifecycle.

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