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The DON CIO is responsible for developing the vision, strategy and concept of operations for the Department's future Naval Network Environment (NNE) and its critical first step – the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN). NGEN represents the future vision of the shore-based enterprise network for the DON and is the follow-on to NMCI. Transforming the DON networks, which includes NMCI and later NGEN, into the future NNE will enhance network reliability, adaptability, security and warfighter support. A primary objective is the seamless transition from NMCI to NGEN.

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DON Business Transformation Plan Fiscal Year 2013 and Fiscal Year 2012 Annual Report

DON Guidance - December 28, 2012

The DON Business Transformation Plan Fiscal Year 2013 and Fiscal Year 2012 Annual Report focuses on the DON's approach to business transformation. It is focused on incremental, evolutionary improvements to operations, making targeted investments in new processes and scaling them to meet enterprise demands. This risk managed and cost sensitive approach also allows the DON to maintain its agility for utilizing new ideas ...

DON DoD Architecture Framework v2.0 Implementation Guidance

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.

IM/IT Policy for Enterprise Interoperability Across the DON Next Generation Enterprise Network

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 Naval Networking Environment (NNE)~2016 Strategic Definition, Scope and Strategy

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 ...

News

Posturing the Navy for the Future

by Thomas Hicks - October 17, 2014

We are making progress in our efforts to transcend the organizational constructs, processes and technologies of the past. A recent example is the DON information management study, introduced in my last column. With Mr. Halvorsen's departure to become Acting DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO), I was appointed Acting DON CIO to oversee this study and make recommendations to the Secretary of the Navy on the future ...

NGEN: The DON's Path To The Joint Information Environment

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).

NGEN: It's Not the Network - Continued

May 26, 2014

Because NMCI is "the network" for so many users (nearly 800,000), a continuation of what the new NGEN contract that services NMCI means to its customer base is important. Here are four key facts about NGEN you should know. ...

NGEN: It's Not The Network

May 12, 2014

Did you know that NGEN is a contract and not a network?

NGEN Phase of NMCI Contract Awarded

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.

What's Next for NGEN?

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 ...

'Virtual' is NMCI's Increasing Reality

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. ...

NGEN RFP Released

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.

Negotiating Contracts for Cloud-Based Software

by Gretchen Kwashnik - January 17, 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.

As NGEN Contract Competition Wages, NMCI Holds Down the Fort

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.

NNE~2016 Strategy Paper Released

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 ...

What is NGEN?

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 ...

On the Horizon: New Navy Network

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.

CHIPS Magazine

US Fleet Cyber Command/10th Fleet Holds Change of Command

by Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Public Affairs - July 18, 2016

DoD Requires ‘Culture of Cybersecurity' to Safeguard Networks, Official Says

by Jim Garamone, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - June 23, 2016

DNCO for Information Warfare Announces Industry Day June 14, 2016

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare - June 9, 2016

DON Cybersecurity Instruction Updated

by DON CIO News - May 19, 2016

Information Warfare TYCOM Commander Speaks at Sea-Air-Space Expo 2016

by Robert Fluegel, NAVIFOR Public Affairs Specialist - May 19, 2016

NAVSUP Features Innovation at Sea-Air-Space Expo 2016

by Kathy Adams, NAVSUP Corporate Communications - May 18, 2016

Navy League Kicks Off 51st Sea, Air, Space Expo

by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dustin Knight, Defense Media Activity - May 17, 2016

Terrific Tech: BEMR, EMILY on Display at Sea-Air-Space

by Warren Duffie, Office of Naval Research - May 12, 2016

Naval Enterprise Networks Industry Day to Address Future Navy and Marine Corps IT Procurement

by PEO-EIS Public Affairs - May 4, 2016

Features One-On-One Conversations for Industry and Small Business

SPAWAR Office of Small Business Programs Awarded DoD Verdure Award for Innovation

by Kara McDermott, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs - April 26, 2016

Cyber Resilience versus Cybersecurity

by Sharon Anderson, CHIPS senior editor - April-June 2016

Department of the Navy, Naval Enterprise Networks, Issues Third RFI to Industry

by PEO-EIS Public Affairs Office - April-June 2016

Naval Enterprise Networks to Host Bi-Annual Security / Technical Enterprise Action Group Conference

by Naval Enterprise Networks (PMW 205) Public Affairs - April-June 2016

San Diego, California, May 2–6

Q&A with Capt. Michael N. Abreu

by Heather Rutherford - April-June 2016

Program Manager, Naval Enterprise Networks Program Management Office (PMW 205) discusses big turning point for NMCI

Q&A with Cmdr. Damen Hofheinz, OPNAV N2N6BC lead for the JIE/JRSS

by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2016

Navy’s strategic steps to the JIE

Q&A with Erle Marion and Susan Shuryn

by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2016

Navy cloud and data center consolidation strategy update

Vice Adm. Ted Branch: Sea Change in Information Warfare

by Sharon Anderson, CHIPS senior editor - April-June 2016

USS Fitzgerald Sailor develops innovative SONAR system

by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Patrick Dionne, Navy Public Affairs Support Element Japan - March 29, 2016

Game changing C2 software to aid Marines on tactical edge

by Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and Communication - March 18, 2016

SSC Pacific Team Earns Defense Standardization Program Achievement Award

by Katherine Connor, SSC Pacific staff writer - March 17, 2016

Uses better, faster, stronger and cheaper motto

Women's History Month: Rear Admiral Elizabeth Train and Rear Admiral Danelle Barrett

by Defense Media Activity - March 16, 2016

Navy leaders and pioneers

The Evolution of Navy Cryptology

by Vice Adm. Jan Tighe - March 11, 2016

Women's History Month: Vice Admiral Jan Tighe

by Defense Media Activity - March 11, 2016

Careers with a purpose: Information Warfare

DoD Issues Cybersecurity Discipline Implementation Plan

by CHIPS Magazine - March 10, 2016

DoD-Wide Windows 10 Rapid Deployment to Boost Cybersecurity

by Cheryl Pellerin, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - March 9, 2016

Women's History Month: Rear Admiral Nancy Norton

by Defense Media Activity - March 8, 2016

Careers with a purpose: Information Warfare

Program Manager Wins 2016 Stars and Stripes Award

by Rita Boland, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command - February 25, 2016

Rear Adm. Kohler: Naval Information Forces is focused on Information Warfare

by Ashley Nekoui, Naval Information Forces West - February 23, 2016

AFCEA 2016 Kicks Off in San Diego

by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ellen Hilkowski, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West - February 19, 2016

Visit or Dial-in to West Coast DON IT Conference

by DON CIO - February 17, 2016

Feb. 17-18, 2016

10th Fleet Personnel Selected to Participate in Leadership Development Program

by U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Public Affairs - February 12, 2016

NAVIDFOR Changes Name to Naval Information Forces

by NAVIFOR, Public Affairs - February 10, 2016

NCTAMS LANT DET Rota Takes a New Approach to the National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign

by Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Martin Gasca - January 27, 2016

DON CIO Congratulates Award Winners

by DON CIO - January-March 2016

Effective immediately: the Information Dominance Corps is Redesignated as the Information Warfare Community

by Office of Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6) - January-March 2016

ISO Confused about IEC

by Lt. Cmdr. James L. Fisher and Phil Withers - January-March 2016

A brief look at ISO/IEC Standards

Navy Finalizes Eight Cybersecurity Standards, Now Available to Industry

by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs and Corporate Communications - January-March 2016

Q&A with Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett

by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2016

Deputy Director of Current Operations, U.S. Cyber Command

NAVIDFOR Announces 2015's Sailors and Civilians of the Year

by George D. Bieber, NAVIDFOR Public Affairs Specialist - December 22, 2015

NGEN Re-compete Industry Day Briefings Available

by Naval Enterprise Networks Program Management Office (PMW 205) Public Affairs - November 30, 2015

PMW 240 Receives ASN(RDA) Award for Acquisition Excellence

by PMW 240 Public Affairs - November 19, 2015

NAVIDFOR Celebrates One Year Since Standup

by NAVIDFOR Public Affairs - November 17, 2015

NCDOC Receives EPIC Award

by Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command Public Affairs - November 3, 2015

Naval Enterprise Networks Invites Industry to an Information Session Nov. 17

by PEO-EIS Public Affairs - October 28, 2015

Future Navy and Marine Corps IT Procurement and Service Management Plans to be discussed

What the Navy is Doing Now to Remain Cybersecure

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance Navy Cybersecurity Division (N2/N6F4) - October 23, 2015

Naval Enterprise Networks Extends RFI Deadline for NGEN Recompete Contract

by Naval Enterprise Networks Public Affairs - October 20, 2015

Q&A with Capt. Maureen Fox

by Center for Information Dominance Public Affairs - October-December 2015

Commanding Officer, Center for Information Dominance

See Something? Say Something to Keep the Navy's Network Guarded

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance Navy Cybersecurity Division (N2/N6F4) - October-December 2015

FCC/C10F Welcomes New Executive Director

by U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Public Affairs - August 19, 2015

Department of the Navy, Naval Enterprise Networks, Issues RFI to Industry

by PEO EIS Public Affairs Office - July-September 2015

NAVNETWARCOM Embraces Transition Efforts

by Tanyeil O’Neal General, NAVNETWARCOM NetOps 5 - July-September 2015

A broadened scope equals increased visibility for component commands

Navy Cybersecurity Initial Operational Capability Announced

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) - July-September 2015

NGEN Engineering Group Helping to Forge Way Ahead for Naval Enterprise Network

by Naval Enterprise Networks (PEO EIS PMW 205) Public Affairs - July-September 2015

Tool Time

by Mukesh Barot, Navy IT Service Management Office (NAVITSMO) and Phil Withers, NAVITSMO Contractor Support Staff - July-September 2015

Tool Selection, Automation and Integration

DON CIO Town Hall Rescheduled

by Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer - June 15, 2015

DON IT Conference June 17-18

Information Dominance Corps Reserve Command Leaders Plan for Growth

by Lt. Brian Wagner, IDCRC Public Affairs - May 29, 2015

Markland Wins 'Federal 100'

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chase A. Hawley, Navy Public Affairs Support Element, East - May 29, 2015

Information Dominance Corps is Committed to Cross-Detailing

by George Lammons, NAVIDFOR Public Affairs - May 11, 2015

FCC/C10F Releases Strategic Plan

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW/IDW) David R. Finley Jr., U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Public Affairs - April-June 2015

Forward Movement in Streamlining Processes and Using Commercial Services

by Dr. John Zangardi, Ph.D. - April-June 2015

Acting DON CIO Dr. John Zangardi describes ongoing IT modernization

Navy Information Technology Service Management Office

by Office of the Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) - April-June 2015

Personnel Now Permitted to Use Navy-Issued Mobile Devices for Personal Use

by Sharon Anderson - April-June 2015

No more juggling two devices!

SPAWAR Commander Rear Adm. David H. Lewis

by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2015

The SPAWAR Enterprise is executing the most comprehensive and complex modernization of afloat C4I in its history

U.S. Navy Steers Clear of Cyber Threat

by Sharon Anderson - April-June 2015

FCC/10th Fleet launches new strategic plan

Rear Adm. Kohler Engages with IDC Sailors During Visit to Korea

by MC1 (SW/AW) Frank Andrews, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea Public Affairs - February 10, 2015

Five Years of Innovation and Operational Excellence

by Command Master Chief (IDW/SW) Jon R. Taylor - February 9, 2015

FCC Announces 2014 Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year

80 Years of Excellence for the Navy Information Warfare/Cryptology Community

by Master Chief Cryptologic Technician Collection, James D. Eaton, Lead Chief Petty Officer, Navy Cryptologic Office (N9), U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet - January-March 2015

Harnessing Information Power

by U.S. Navy Captains James H. Mills and Danelle Barrett - January-March 2015

Leveraging Information Dominance Warfare as an Instrument of Naval Power

JIE Brings Capabilities Focused on Improving Joint Cybersecurity

by Ms. Carla Carrillo, JIE Coordination Office Lead - January-March 2015

Navy is Committed to the Joint Information Environment

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) - January-March 2015

Navy Reserve — Ready, Innovative, Agile

by Sharon Anderson - January-March 2015

Navy Supports IC ITE Deployment

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) - January-March 2015

Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

by Mukesh Barot, Navy IT Service Management Office, and Phil Withers, Navy ITSMO Contractor Support Staff - January-March 2015

A Multi-Part IT Service Management Novella, Part 3: “The Measure of Success”

Nominations for DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Due Jan. 7

by DON CIO Communications Team - December 23, 2014

SPAWAR Technical Director Receives Presidential Award

by Krishna M. Jackson, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs - December 22, 2014

CNO Visits US Fleet Cyber Command, Presents Navy Unit Commendation Award

by U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Public Affairs - December 18, 2014

A Message from the DON CIO

by Tom Hicks - October-December 2014

Posturing the Navy for the Future

Editor's Notebook

by Sharon Anderson - October-December 2014

Spectrum and Naval Enterprise Networks

Mr. Matt Swartz Talks about Task Force Cyber Awakening

by CHIPS Magazine - October-December 2014

Navy Task Force Cyber Awakening Lead

Navy Accelerates Migration to Windows 7

by CHIPS Magazine - October-December 2014

NMCI Powered by NGEN

by Sharon Anderson - October-December 2014

Rob Wolborsky, Executive Director SPAWAR Fleet Readiness Directorate and Capt. John Robey, Fleet Support Program Manager

by Tina Stillions, Public Affairs Specialist SPAWAR Headquarters - October-December 2014

SPAWAR Cyber Readiness Team talks about ongoing efforts for the fleet

Task Force Cyber Awakening

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) - October-December 2014

OPNAV N2/N6 takes the lead

TFCA on milSuite

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) - October-December 2014

A new site dedicated to collaboration on Navy cybersecurity topics, issues and programs

CNO Visits Navy Cyber Forces

by Navy Cyber Forces Public Affairs - September 26, 2014

NAVIDFOR TYCOM stand up Oct. 1

Navy's Journey to the JIE and IC ITE

by Sharon Anderson - September 15, 2014

A process not a destination

CNO’s Navigation Plan 2015 – 2019 Sets Course Direction

by Sharon Anderson - August 20, 2014

Once again highlights Information Dominance capabilities

Resources

Fast Facts

February 11, 2013

The Fast Fact series provides pithy facts and news briefs about Department of the Navy IT initiatives, business transformation efforts and success stories.