Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

From the CIO
Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher, DON CIO

Awards Recognize Exceptional DON Efforts

by Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher - October 30, 2017

My first few months as Acting DON CIO have been busy, challenging, and rewarding. I am truly inspired by the excellent work occurring throughout the DON community, and I'd like to take this opportunity to highlight a few of the DON individuals and initiatives that are drawing accolades from DoD and the broader IT community.

Privacy Tip

Protecting Yourself From a PII Breach

October 31, 2017

Whether you have been personally impacted by a breach of personally identifiable information (PII) or not, it is still imperative that you put safeguards in place to protect your information, and prevent a breach from occurring.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Resources

Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

October 30, 2017

The Nation's critical infrastructure provides essential services that underpin American society and sustain the American way of life. We know critical infrastructure as the power we use in our homes and businesses, the water we drink, the transportation systems that get us from place to place, the first responders and hospitals in our communities, the farms that grow and raise our food, and the stores we shop in. In addition to relying on the Internet to stay in touch with friends and family, the essential services that support our daily lives are also dependent upon the Internet.

Featured News

Deadline Extended - DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Nominations Due Nov. 27

October 30, 2017

The deadline to submit nominations for the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards has been extended to Nov. 27, 2017. The awards recognize the superior efforts of IM/IT projects, teams, and individuals in helping to transform DON information technology.

CNIC N9 GovCloud Project Selected as 2017 GCN dig IT Award Finalist

October 17, 2017

Congratulations to the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Fleet and Family Readiness (N9) program for its selection as a finalist in the 2017 GCN dig IT awards. The CNIC N9 GovCloud project was chosen from nearly 200 nominees across all levels of government. GCN's dig IT Awards celebrate discovery and innovation in government IT.

Register Now For West Coast DON IT Events

October 17, 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.

The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2018 tentative schedule is now available.

Navy Uniform App Released

by Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs - October 4, 2017

Navy announced Oct. 4 the rollout of the "OPNAV Uniform" app for iOS and Android mobile devices to provide information on how and when to wear the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type III.

DON CIO Releases Data and Analytics Optimization Strategy

September 26, 2017

Publication of the Department of the Navy Strategy for Data and Analytics Optimization opened the department's discourse, discovery, learning, and transformation in the field of data and analytics. The strategy document describes what DON CIO will do in order to help the DON maintain its information edge by defining effective policies, generating innovative solutions with tangible values; and sharing lessons learned, best practices, data, and solutions. The success of those actions will rely heavily on community engagement, and DON CIO seeks broad support and participation.