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Getting Started with ACE/PoPs

January 2023 Fact Sheet

This fact sheet helps your organization prepare to participate in the ACE/PoPs pilot program and set your expectations.


Software Engineering Institute


The Automated Cost Estimation in a Pipeline of Pipelines (ACE/PoPs) pilot program shows project managers how to translate raw development DevSecOps data into actional program management information to inform the leadership decisions that need to be made in the course of program execution. Program managers who have expressed interest in piloting ACE/PoPs should refer to this fact sheet to learn more about what they need to get started, what to consider as they build a plan and schedule, what to expect from the program as they begin, and what key milestones and tasks they will be expected to meet.