2-1-Framework Introduction

Framework Introduction

The guidebook introduces the Agency Capability Building (ACB) framework, which provides a big picture view of the workforce, information, and technology trends and challenges DOTs face in developing and maintaining crucial capabilities for the future. The ACB framework consists of three components: Change Forces, Organizational Needs and Strategies.

Figure 2.1 ACB Framework

The middle column of Figure 2.1 is the core of the ACB framework. These six Needs represent essential capabilities that transportation agencies must strengthen in order to respond to current and emerging changes in the environment.