Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

From the CIO
Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher

Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher, Acting DON CIO

August 23, 2017

I am very pleased to address you as Acting Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer. Though I am sad to see Rob Foster go, I’m excited by the things that are happening here in DON information technology and the contributions IT will make to Navy and Marine Corps capabilities. As Mr. Foster wrote in this space recently, DON CIO and the Service CIOs have been hard at work on improving cybersecurity and the DON's data-driven capabilities; I will continue DON CIO's concentration in those areas.

Privacy Tip

Tax-Related Identity Theft: Don't Be a Victim

May 15, 2017

The threat of tax return identity theft remains a growing problem. Learn the signs of potential fraudulent activity, how to reduce your risk, and actions you can take if you become a victim of tax return related identity theft.

Fast Fact

Where to Find DoD ESI ELAs

August 7, 2017

DON CIO oversees DON IT Strategic Sourcing efforts as strategic lead for DON Enterprise Software License (ESL) Agreements and also co-chairs the DoD Enterprise Software initiative (ESI). DON CIO optimizes IT Strategic Sourcing efforts to ensure maximum value to the DON through best practices including strategic collaboration, vendor management, education, and software license training.

Featured News

Register Now For West Coast DON IT Events

August 23, 2017

Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, Data and Analytics Consortium, and Navy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit, West Coast 2018. All three events have been approved and will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Ca.

DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Nominations Due Nov. 6

August 14, 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards. The awards recognize the superior efforts of IM/IT projects, teams, and individuals in helping to transform DON information technology. Submissions are due by Nov. 6, 2017.

DON CIO Issues Memo on DON IT Capability Priorities

July 31, 2017

To achieve a unified position and focus on IT priorities, the DON Chief Information Officer has established a process to develop specific DON IT Capability Priorities for each Program Objective Memorandum (POM) cycle. The objective is to influence the Services' internal IT Capability prioritization processes towards a common set of capabilities and capability development goals.

DON IT Conference Presentations Available

May 24, 2017

Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in Norfolk, VA, May 16-18, are now available by request to government civilian, military personnel, and DoD support contractors. Please submit your request by using the "Contact Us" link located in the DON CIO Information section.