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The Defense Acquisition Talent Management System (DATMS) is a module of the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS). DATMS enables the 4th Estate agencies to facilitate and manage progress toward acquisition objectives. It provides the capabilities to manage Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certification, Defense Acquisition Corps Membership, and Continuous Learning compliance. The system also manages the registration process for training, issuance of the associated travel funding, and provides processes to formalize the recognition of fulfilled and equivalent training. The DATMS reporting module provides a comprehensive set of reports enabling managers to retrieve both summary and detail data about their employees.


Training Registration

  • Prompts users with recommended training based on position requirements
  • Provides self-service search and registration capability
  • Calculates employee training priority based on position requirements
  • Determines the most cost-effective training location to minimize travel costs
  • Provides processes to support recognition of fulfilled or equivalent training
  • Supports seat management capacity by agency
  • Continuous Learning

  • Employees can request Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) for acquisition training
  • CLPs are automatically awarded for courses available in the training registration module
  • Provides automatic tracking of progress towards the employee’s CL requirement and awards an achievement when the requirement is met
  • Provides system generated PDF certificates to recognize the CL achievement
  • DAWIA Certification and Defense Acquisition Corps Membership

  • Provides assessment of progress toward training requirements
  • Provides flexible and customizable approval workflow routing by organization
  • Provides the capability to attach supporting documentation to requests
  • Provides a user interface to accept certifications and memberships earned from the DoD Services
  • Provides system generated PDF certificates to recognize certifications and memberships
  • Dashboards

  • Dashboards aggregate and display module-related key performance indicators (KPIs) for employees and managers
  • Role-based design scopes the information to the user’s organizational role and permissions
  • Dashboard data visualizations of information includes bar and donut charts
  • Users have the capability to drill into the details to obtain additional insight
  • Travel Management

  • Provides tools to manage and issue centralized travel funding Lines of Accounting (LOAs) for priority employees
  • Communicates the status of travel funding to employees
  • Reporting

  • Provides standardized reports for recurring data needs
  • Filtering options allow users to scope the report results
  • Provides users the capability to export and download the report results to Excel or PDF

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