All component and DOD acquisition organizations, except Human Capital Initiatives (HCI), Defense Acquisition University and the component offices for Acquisition Career Management, are eligible to compete for the Defense Acquisition Workforce Software Innovation Award. All individuals submitted as team members must be certified in any of the 14 Army acquisition career fields. A maximum of five key team members should be listed.
The Army Director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM) Office of the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center is the official collection point for Army nominations. The Army DACM will compile the nominations and submit them to senior leadership, who will then submit the strongest applications to USD(A&S) for consideration.