Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Evaluation (IPPBE) Process [Updated July 9, 2021] [open pdf - 538KB]
From the Document: "The statutory elements of the Intelligence Community (IC) use the Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Evaluation (IPPBE) process to identify requirements and allocate resources that develop and maintain IC capabilities through development and execution of the National Intelligence Program (NIP) budget. The NIP is intended to support priorities described in national intelligence-related strategy documents such as the National Intelligence Strategy (NIS) and Consolidated Intelligence Guidance (CIG). The IPPBE process also supports the participation of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in the development of the Military Intelligence Program (MIP)."
CRS In Focus, IF10428
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/