DON CIO Memo - December 6, 2012
This memo details the Department of the Navy transition to the Windows 7 Operating System.
DON CIO Memo - December 15, 2011
Since its inception, the focus of the Department of the Navy Information Technology Policy Guidance has been on enabling knowledge dominance by directing that our information management/information technology spending support the creation of a joint, net-centric naval networking environment. The net-centric vision remains a goal, but cutting the Department's IT spending is the priority for 2012. In the face of sharply ...
DON CIO Memo - July 7, 2011
This memo directs the consolidation of the Department of the Navy's portal and web services into an integrated and centrally governed Navy Marine Corps Portal Environment (NMCP) to enhance an effective security posture and to ensure mission effectiveness, cost savings, interoperability and ease of use. It establishes the vision, goal, objectives and governance to be used to create the framework and enable the DON to ...
DON CIO Memo - December 20, 2010
This memo establishes Department of the Navy information technology/cyberspace policy and governance strategy to meet the long-term objectives of the Department's information management, IT/cyberspace and information resources management efficiency and effectiveness goals. The memo also outlines initial DON IT/cyberspace efficiency focus areas.
DON CIO Memo - March 22, 2010
This memo is an update to the initial DON DODAF 2.0 Guidance, which was released March 2009. It provides implementation guidance on the DON requirements for compliance with DoDAF v2.0 and its underlying data model.
Enclosure 1 to the memo has been updated as of June 1, 2010.
DON CIO Memo - July 8, 2009
The purpose of this policy memo is to provide additional guidance on DON implementation of Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act and related statutes governing the acquisition of information technology, including National Security Systems. It also aligns this implementation with the DON Two-Pass/Six Gate Governance Process.
DON CIO Memo - May 15, 2009
Enterprise interoperability across the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) is a critical component of ensuring that NGEN becomes the first step toward achieving the Naval Networking Environment (NNE) 2016 vision and strategy, of ubiquitous access to data and services across the Department of the Navy. This policy memo mandates the implementation of four critical initial enterprise interoperability capabilities as ...
DON Guidance - April 28, 2009
The purpose of the Department of the Navy Computer Network Defense (CND) Roadmap is to communicate the DON strategy for sustaining and improving CND now and in the future as the DON transitions to the Naval Networking Environment (NNE). In this age of network-centric warfare, computer and network technologies are diffused into virtually all military systems, and interconnected military units operate cohesively. CND is ...
DON Strategy Document - May 13, 2008
A multidisciplinary team from across the Department of the Navy developed this document, which outlines our future vision for a robust and highly interconnected enterprise networking capability in the 2016 timeframe to fully support the needs of our warfighting and warfighting-support organizations and personnel. The vision and strategy outlined in this document shall be used as a guide for ensuring alignment of our ...
DON CIO Memo - February 2, 2001
This memo provides amplifying information concerning the extent to which claimants must apply the minimum criteria for services acquired from the NMCI contract.
by Rob Foster - May 9, 2016
There are mobile applications for almost everything, and now there are apps that allow Department of the Navy active duty and civilian personnel in any location to access important information and required training on their personal smartphone or tablet. These apps will work on personal devices outside of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) domain.
June 30, 2014
NGEN enables the logical evolution of the DON's Navy/Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) to the mature, comprehensive enterprise network that will be required by the Joint Information Environment (JIE).
June 9, 2014
Did you know that a self-service page exists on NMCI Homeport? NMCI Enterprise Self-Service (ESS) Tools provide users with the freedom and flexibility to perform routine IT tasks on their own time, at their own convenience, without picking up a phone or sending an email.
May 12, 2014
Did you know that NGEN is a contract and not a network?
April 28, 2014
Did you know you can perform your own NMCI troubleshooting for Department of Defense (DoD) website access problems?
April 14, 2014
Did you know that to update your contact information in the NMCI Global Address List (GAL) you must first update your Defense Enrollment and Eligibility Reporting System information via milConnect?
August 12, 2013
The Department of the Navy now has its first-ever, fully synchronized USN/USMC Global Address List (GAL). The DON GAL allows USN/USMC personnel to quickly locate contact information and to send digitally signed and encrypted emails. The GAL contains contact information for users from both services and is updated daily to ensure accuracy. This enables a seamless use of encrypted and digitally signed e-mails between the ...
July 1, 2013
On June 27, the Department of the Navy announced the award of the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) phase of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) contract.
September 17, 2012
As the original Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) contract/system ended on Sept 30, 2010, the transition to the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) began in fiscal year 2011 with the Continuity of Services Contract (CoSC). CoSC provides a bridge between NMCI and NGEN. NGEN, which will serve as the DON's replacement for NMCI, will provide a secure, standardized, end-to-end, shore-based information technology ...
July 23, 2012
Afloat business information technology is a large part of the Sea Warrior Program's portfolio. Currently under the umbrella of Navy distance support, the program provides and maintains the IT infrastructure and capabilities to provide at-sea logistics as well as technical and training support to afloat units. ...
July 6, 2012
Ask any IT systems manager what tops their network to-do list, and virtualization is likely to be in the first or second spot. The same is true for the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), which begins a United States Navy only limited deployment of Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) seats this year. ...
May 9, 2012
The Naval Enterprise Networks (NEN) Program Management Office/Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) Program has released the final Request for Proposal (RFP) for transport and enterprise services.
April 30, 2012
The Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) has been operational for more than 10 years and serves more than 810,000 users across the country. The network continues to mature every day with the implementation of new solutions and security measures designed to help Sailors and Marines perform their mission critical tasks more effectively and efficiently. ...
by Jessica Pelenberg - November 9, 2011
CAPT Shawn Hendricks, manager of the Naval Enterprise Networks (NEN) Program Office, has issued a challenge to industry providers looking to compete for the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) contract: be innovative to lower costs.
by Mike Hernon - October 27, 2011
The Department of the Navy anticipates that personnel will begin teleworking in significant numbers when a new telework policy is released shortly. As a result, there will be explosive growth in the number of users who need to connect to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet and other government networks from remote locations, primarily from a home office, but also from other locations via cellular or Wi-Fi networks.
October 10, 2011
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer reiterated standing policy on what is considered acceptable use of DON IT resources for official and authorized unofficial purposes with the release of the Oct. 3 message, "Acceptable Use Policy for DON IT Resources."
by SPAWAR - July 27, 2011
The Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program recently achieved a significant engineering milestone with the completion of Critical Design Reviews (CDR) for the two competing CANES systems being developed by Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors and Northrop Grumman Information Systems.
by Terry Halvorsen - July 27, 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.
July 12, 2011
The Navy Marine Corps Portal (NMCP) Environment Strategy has been released, directing the consolidation of the Department of the Navy's portal and web services into an integrated and centrally governed environment. This effort is critical to enhancing an effective security posture and to ensure mission effectiveness, cost savings, interoperability and ease of use.
by Lynda Pierce - May 4, 2011
In the January-March 2011 issue of CHIPS, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer announced the DON CIO's role in addressing information technology/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy, in response to a memo released by the Under Secretary of the Navy Dec. 3, 2010. The Under Secretary directed the DON CIO to take the lead for this endeavor.
March 28, 2011
Three information technology leaders from the Department of the Navy were among this year's Federal 100 Award winners. Federal Computer Week magazine presents the award to 100 professionals from government, industry and academia who have played pivotal roles in affecting how the Federal Government acquires, develops and manages IT.
by Lynda Pierce - January 31, 2011
The Under Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Robert O. Work, signed a memo, dated Dec. 3, 2010, addressing information technology (IT)/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy. The memo underscores the challenge from Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Robert Gates to think about the DON's approach to IT initiatives and to centralize and consolidate efforts where it makes sense. Work ...
March 25, 2009
NMCI has begun deploying software associated with collaboration tools offered through the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The software is being delivered to users via a Radia software push. As a result, users will begin to see Jabber and IBM Sametime chat programs in their “start programs” menu. These tools are intended to increase connectivity and collaboration across the DoD enterprise. Users who do not see ...
May 14, 2008
The DON CIO recently released the DON Naval Networking Environment (NNE)~2016 Strategic Definition, Scope, and Strategy Paper. This document outlines the vision for a robust and highly interconnected enterprise networking capability in the 2016 timeframe to fully support the needs of our warfighters and warfighter-support organizations and personnel. The vision and strategy outlined in the NNE~2016 paper will be used as ...
by Enterprise Services Management Team - February 29, 2008
Stronger and improved security settings were implemented for all NMCI BlackBerry devices in February. These settings comply with mandatory security policies to protect the devices from unauthorized access and to change features that pose potential security vulnerabilities.
February 14, 2008
NGEN at a Glance:
The Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) will be the follow-on to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI).
NGEN is the first step towards achieving the Department of the Navy’s future vision of a fully integrated Naval Networking Environment (NNE).
The NGEN initiative is in the pre-decision phase; requirements are currently being defined and approved.
The DON has actively engaged with ...
by Karen E. Thuermer, Military Information Technology - February 13, 2008
With time ticking away on the Navy Marine Corps Intranet contract due to expire in 2010, Department of the Navy officials are working hard to formulate what they see as the next generation enterprisewide intranet network.