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IT Asset Management

The DON CIO is developing policy to improve information technology asset management (ITAM), which is a net-centric capability to conduct and maintain a comprehensive inventory of IT resources as capital assets. Specifically, ITAM is the development, management and control of DON IT/National Security Systems hardware, software and services baseline and measurement approach for asset visibility, decision support and reporting. Financial management will be an emphasis of the ITAM process.

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Policy

DITPR-DON Process Guidance v1.0

DON Guidance - December 8, 2011

The Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository-Department of the Navy (DITPR-DON) process guidance document provides a comprehensive discussion of core DITPR-DON functionality and basic lifecycle transactions. This information will enable all users to gain the understanding necessary to perform the basic IT asset management functions of registering, transferring and archiving DON IT systems within ...

Appointment of DON Deputy Chief Information Officer as Functional Area Manager Authority for Navy

VCNO Memo - July 26, 2011

This memo appoints the Department of the Navy Deputy Chief Information Officer as the single Functional Area Manager authority for Navy.

DON Exhibit 300 UPASS Guide for SNaP-IT

DON Guidance - October 25, 2011

The DON Exhibit 300 UPASS Guide for SNaP-IT provides program and project managers guidance on the completion of the Capital Asset Plan and Business Case (Exhibit 300) in the DoD automated SNaP-IT system for required Major Automated Information Systems and Initiatives. This guide describes the content required for each question and provides links to applicable policy and procedural documents both internal and external ...

DON DoD Architecture Framework v2.0 Implementation Guidance

DON CIO Memo - March 30, 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.

DITPR and DoD SIPRNET IT Registry Guidance

DoD Memo - July 27, 2010

This memo rescinds and replaces the Sept. 6, 2007, Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository (DITPR) and DoD SIPRNET IT Registry Guidance 2007-2008 memo. This memo directs that all IT and National Security Systems must be registered in DITPR.

DON Strategy for Green IT Electronic Stewardship and Energy Savings

Joint Memo - April 24, 2009

This memo announces the initial criteria for "green" IT energy efficiency and that a series of policy memoranda will be issued to outline specific plans and/or procedures as well as goals and standards to address objectives for electronic stewardship and energy savings of information technology, or green IT. Additionally, it requires Command Information Officers within 45 days of the signature date of this memo to ...

Information Management/Information Technology Policy for Fielding of Commercial Off the Shelf Software

SECNAVINST 5230.15 - April 17, 2009

SECNAVINST 5230.15 mandates that all COTS software in use across the Department of the Navy be vendor supported. DON organizations desiring to continue to use COTS software that is no longer supported must request and receive a waiver to this policy.

DON Telecommunications Optimization 2009 Strategy

DON Guidance - October 25, 2011

The Department of the Navy Telecommunication Working Group's DON Telecommunications Optimization 2009 Strategy plan outlines its key areas of focus for 2009. These include: governance, strategic sourcing and automated tools.

Department of the Navy Consolidation of Sun Hardware and Software Warranty Requirements

DTG 011526Z JUL 08 - July 14, 2008

This Naval message provides guidance regarding consolidating the Department of the Navy's Sun Microsystems hardware and software maintenance and re-emphasizes the use of the Sun Support Total Enterprise Warranty (SSTEW) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The SSTEW BPA is a time and money saving BPA for extended warranty, maintenance, education and professional services for all Sun Microsystems products.

Designation of the DON Application and Database Management System as an Authoritative Data Source

DON CIO Memo - December 17, 2007

This memo establishes the DON Application and Database Management System (DADMS) as the Authoritative Data Source for DON IT and National Security Systems applications and database inventory and IT systems registration. Further, this memo establishes the charter for the DADMS Configuration Control Board to address and prioritize the Navy and Marine Corps requirements for DADMS.

DON Information Technology Enterprise-Wide Investment Policy

DTG 021419Z FEB 99 - December 18, 2007

This Naval Message ensures that the Department of the Navy speaks with one coordinated voice to suppliers when negotiating for most favorable terms and prices on products and services.

News

Data Centers: What Are They?

February 20, 2012

The Department of the Navy must reduce its business IT costs by 25 percent over the next five years. One way the DON is doing this is through data center consolidation. But, what is a data center? A data center is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. ...

Consolidating Data Centers Key to Cutting IT Spending

by Michele Buisch - January 12, 2012

To continue supporting the operational forces stationed around the world, protecting the nation and providing humanitarian assistance during these fiscally constrained times, the Department of the Navy is seeking opportunities to increase IT efficiencies while cutting business spending. A primary focus of this effort is data center consolidation, which is essential to reducing the IT budget by 25 percent during the next ...

Ensuring Spectrum-Dependent Systems are "Up to Code" Saving Time, Money

by Thomas Kidd and Mark Rossow - January 12, 2012

To achieve the most efficient use of communications-electronics (C-E) resources, the required capabilities of systems and equipment should be met during the procurement phase — rather than investing in equipment that may require redesign or retrofitting after development. Therefore, it is more critical than ever in these budget constrained times that program offices and procuring officials take advantage of processes ...

Message from the DON CIO

by Terry Halvorsen - January 12, 2012

Happy New Year! This year, the Department of the Navy will build on the efforts of 2011 as we continue on our difficult but necessary journey to transform the way the department manages its business information technology. Finding ways to become more effective in how we acquire and operate IT will lead to decreased costs and ensure we hit the target of reducing the IT budget by 25 percent by 2017.

Negotiating Contracts for Cloud-Based Software

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.

Ensuring Your Solicitation is Section 508 Compliant

by Sherrian Finneran - October 26, 2011

Since 1998, when Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act, all federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, are required to make electronic and information technology (E&IT) accessible to individuals with disabilities. The law applies to all federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology.

DON Telecommunications Working Group Launched

March 26, 2009

On Feb. 10, 2009, the Department of the Navy Telecommunications Working Group was formally launched in conjunction with the West Coast DON IM/IT Conference held in San Diego. The working group was chartered by DON CIO to assist in the development and execution of strategies to deliver an optimized telecommunications environment.

DON IT Asset Management Implementation Plan

December 18, 2007

This presentation outlines a Concept of Operations and Implementation Plan for Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM), which is currently under review. Final approval of the current draft DON ITAM Implementation Plan is projected for the first quarter of FY 2008.

CHIPS Magazine

NRL Researchers Recognized with Top Scientist and Engineer Awards

by Donna McKinney - Web Only 0 - August 22, 2014

SPAWAR Selects Vendors for CANES Delivery Orders

by Steve Davis, SPAWAR Public Affairs and Corporate Communications - Web Only 0 - August 21, 2014

Navy Tactical Afloat Network Enhances Cybersecurity Posture, Operational Capability

Command and Control within the Cyber Awakening

by Sharon Anderson - July-September 2014 - July-September 2014

OPNAV N2/N6’s Matt Swartz Talks About How the Navy Gets Enterprise Right for the Fleet

Darren A. Sawyer Discusses the Navy Intelligence Community Enterprise Information Technology Transition

by CHIPS Magazine - July-September 2014 - July-September 2014

Senior Advisor for Navy Intelligence Enterprise Information Technology

DON Information Management Study

by Tom Hicks - July-September 2014 - July-September 2014

30-Day Review for DON CIO and DUSN Management processes and organizational assessment

Dr. Maura Sullivan Discusses DON IT and Cybersecurity Risk Management

by CHIPS Magazine - July-September 2014 - July-September 2014

White House Fellow currently serving in the U.S. Department of the Navy

Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

by Mukesh Barot, Navy IT Service Management Office - July-September 2014 - July-September 2014

A Multi-Part IT Service Management Novella Part 1: “Now What?”

U.S. Navy Continues to Drive IT Cost Efficiencies

by Janice C. Haith, Director, Department of the Navy Deputy Chief Information Officer – Navy (DDCIO-N) - July-September 2014 - July-September 2014

Janice C. Haith, DDCIO-N, discusses Navy IT savings

Valerie Carpenter Talks About the Historic Success of Navy ERP

by CHIPS Magazine - July-September 2014 - July-September 2014

Program Manager Navy Enterprise Business Solutions, Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems

Victor Gavin, One of the DON’s Biggest Buyers of Business IT Solutions Talks about Modernization

by CHIPS Magazine - July-September 2014 - July-September 2014

Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems

DON IT Conference To Begin June 24

by DON CIO News Release - Web Only 0 - June 16, 2014

Defense Community Discusses Cyber Challenges at Industrial Security Seminar

by Tina C. Stillions, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - May 16, 2014

New Symantec Enterprise Software Licensing Agreement Awarded

by DoD ESI/DON Enterprise Licensing Agreements Team - Web Only 0 - April 17, 2014

DON IT Policy Roundup

by DON Enterprise IT Policy & Communications - April-June 2014 - April-June 2014

The Navy IT Service Management Office

by Mukesh Barot - April-June 2014 - April-June 2014

Empowering Enterprise IT

Rear Adm. Hopper and “Hopper Nation” Show Character, Courage, Commitment

by Rear Adm. Rick Williams, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific - Web Only 0 - March 24, 2014

Navy FY15 Budget: Stewardship

by Rear Adm. Barry Bruner - Web Only 0 - March 19, 2014

Marine Corps Systems Command - "Equipping the Warfighter to Win"

by Marine Corps Systems Command - Web Only 0 - March 6, 2014

Information Systems and Infrastructure Team Receive DON IT Awards

GSA and DoD Announce Acquisition Cybersecurity and Resilience Recommendations

by DoD News Release - Web Only 0 - February 11, 2014

Rear Adm. Grace Hopper: Navy Technology Pioneer and Google Doodle

by Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - January 17, 2014

Navy Cyber Forces Fleet FAM/FAST Test Waterfront Application

by Jacky Fisher, Navy Cyber Forces - Web Only 0 - January 15, 2014

Jan. 16, 2014

Capt. Michael Abreu

by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

Program Manager, Naval Enterprise Networks Program Management Office (PMW 205)

DON Virtualization Policy to Provide Cost Savings, Enhanced Security

by Randy Darrow - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

Enterprise Computing Power

by DON Enterprise IT Policy & Communications - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

New DON IT policies aim to reduce costs and improve cybersecurity

Enterprise System Puts Log Readiness at Marines’ Fingertips

by Monique Randolph, MCSC Corporate Communications - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

Global Combat Support System-Marine Corps

Rear Admiral Matthew L. Klunder

by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

Chief of Naval Research Director, Test and Evaluation and Technology Requirements

What's Next in IT - And How Do We Get There?

by Terry Halvorsen - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

Why Do We Have a Dashboard — What Are We Doing With It, and Where Is It Going?

by DON Enterprise IT Policy & Communications - January-March 2014 - January-March 2014

DON IT Efficiencies Dashboard

Oracle Software Enterprise License Agreement Signed

by DON Enterprise IT Policy and Communications - Web Only 0 - June 20, 2013

Expected savings more than $60 million over the FYDP - June 20, 2013

DISA Achieves Initial Operational Capability as DoD Enterprise Cloud Service Broker - April 17, 2013

by Defense Information Systems Agency - Web Only 0 - April 17, 2013

Rear Adm. David G. Simpson

by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013

Vice Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency

The Department of the Navy and Defense Logistics Agency Partner to Deliver Savings

by The DON and DLA Print and Imaging Solutions Team - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013

A Noteworthy Transition: Navy Lauded in New Report

by David Smalley, Office of Naval Research - Web Only 0 - March 28, 2013

SSC Atlantic recipient of prestigious USD(AT&L) Workforce Development Gold Award

by Diane Owens - January-March 2013 - January-March 2013

DON Policies Set Stage for Future IT Efficiencies

by DON Enterprise IT Communications Team - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012

Fleet Cyber Command Establishes Enterprise Information Technology Service Management Governance

by Eric Markland - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012

Naval Enterprise Networks and Fleet Cyber Command charters Navy’s Enterprise ITSM Office

Information Technology Acquisition Approval Process

by Capt. Scott J. Hoffman, SPAWAR Deputy Director for Contracts - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012

Resources

General Records Schedule

by DON CIO KM/RM Team - April 20, 2009

General Records Schedules (GRS) are issued by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to provide disposition authorization for records common to several or all agencies of the Federal Government. GRS cover records documenting administrative, or housekeeping, functions, rather than program functions. Most records described in a GRS are temporary, although the GRS also includes the disposition of some ...