September 9, 2013
The first Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) portal hosted in a commercial cloud environment is now operational. This portal is the result of a pilot program between the Department of the Navy Assistant for Administration (DON/AA), the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center Atlantic team and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
August 1, 2013
On July 31, 2013, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released the memo, "Enterprise Mobility and Cloud Service Pilot Project Governance," which states that any organization planning to initiate a new Enterprise Mobility (EM) or Cloud Service pilot must submit an enterprise information technology standard business case analysis (BCA), or an abbreviated BCA, justifying the initiative to the appropriate ...
April 22, 2013
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2013 will not be held in Virginia Beach this year due to budget and travel restrictions. As a result, several sessions will be held virtually via Defense Connect Online (DCO). The AFCEA/USNI Joint Warfighting Conference scheduled for May 14-16, 2013, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center will still take place. Several senior DON and DoD leaders are scheduled to appear as speakers and ...
April 8, 2013
You’ve heard the term and seen the ads on TV, but what does "cloud computing" mean, and why is the Department of the Navy talking about it?
by Dan DelGrosso and Mike Hernon - April 20, 2012
Increasing the ability to conduct business on the go, away from a traditional office or desktop environment, can be a key enabler of the Department of the Navy's business transformation process. Arming DON personnel with access to the department's knowledge base regardless of their location will improve effectiveness in any new or improved business process.
by Gretchen Kwashnik - January 12, 2012
The federal government's "cloud first" policy, as part of the Federal Chief Information Officer's "25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management," requires federal agencies to consider cloud computing before making new IT investments and to move at least three applications to the cloud by May 2012.
by Jessica Pelenberg - November 21, 2011
As the quest for cost saving efficiencies rages on, three government officials spoke about the challenges their organizations are facing and their plans to tackle them at the Fifth Annual C5ISR Government and Industry Partnership Conference held Nov. 16, in Charleston, S.C.
by Terry Halvorsen - July 24, 2011
The Department of the Navy must change the way it manages its business information technology (IT) systems. It is the reality of these fiscally constrained times; and frankly, it is the right thing to do as good stewards of taxpayer money.
by Christopher Perry - May 14, 2010
Achieving and maintaining information dominance will require continuous and timely advances in both technology and operational processes. Cloud computing is one such rapidly emerging area of technology and operations that the Department of the Navy is already planning for and beginning to pilot. To achieve information dominance, it is vital that all new technologies and processes, such as cloud computing, be thoroughly ...
by Brian Burns - November 9, 2009
Historically, each generation expands the use of the communication inventions from the previous generation. Communication has evolved from cave drawings and carvings, to smoke signals and music (such as drumbeats, chants and yodeling); to written inscriptions; to letters distributed by foot, horseback, ships and railroad. Morse code revolutionized communication through the telegraph and line-of-sight light flashes.
by Marine Corps Systems Command - Web Only 0 - March 6, 2014
Information Systems and Infrastructure Team Receive DON IT Awards
by Randy Darrow - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014
by DON Enterprise IT Policy & Communications - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014
New DON IT policies aim to reduce costs and improve cybersecurity
by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014
Chief of Naval Research
Director, Test and Evaluation and Technology Requirements
by NIST Tech Beat - Web Only 0 - September 5, 2013
Save the Date: Oct. 1-3, 2013
by DON Enterprise IT Policy and Communications Team - Web Only 0 - July 31, 2013
by Floyd Groce and Tom Crawford - July-September 2013 - July-September 2013
Smart buying with DoD ESI saves money — eliminates headaches later
by Heather Rutherford - July-September 2013 - July-September 2013
Department of the Navy issues cloud computing policy
by DON IT Enterprise Communications Team - Web Only 0 - March 19, 2013
Updated DCO sessions links
by Defense Information Systems Agency - Web Only 0 - April 17, 2013
by Terry Halvorsen - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013
Adapting and Overcoming Resistance to Change in an Evolving IT World
by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013
Naval Education and Training Command Deputy Chief Information Officer
by DON Enterprise IT Policy and Communications Team - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013
by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013
Deputy Director, Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) Headquarters, Marine Corps
by Heather Rutherford - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012
by CHIPS Magazine - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012
Department of Defense Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer
by CHIPS Magazine - Web Only 0 - May 3, 2012
Empowering innovation and capturing lessons learned
by Dan DelGrosso and Mike Hernon - April-June 2012 - April-June 2012