July-September 2013

July-September 2013 Issue
Highlights
Synchronizing Navy’s information and operational environments to fight and win
By Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6)
A Goal of Professional and Career Development
By Center for Information Dominance Public Affairs
By DON Cyberspace/IT Workforce Team
By DON Enterprise IT Policy & Communications Team
NGEN Provides Cost Transparency and Will Save $1 Billion over Five-Year Contract Life
By Sharon Anderson
Q&A
Chief, Change and Learning Strategist, U.S. Transportation Command
By CHIPS Magazine
By Pete Gillis
Lead for the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education
By CHIPS Magazine
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance, Director of Naval Intelligence
By CHIPS Magazine
Director, Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division (OPNAV N45)
By CHIPS Magazine
Director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6F)
By CHIPS Magazine
Commanding Officer, Center for Information Dominance
By Gary Nichols
Features
NAVSAFENVTRACEN Shifts the Paradigm … Are You Ready?
By Cmdr. Greg W. Cook
Navy Information Warfare and Cryptology Community Celebrates 78 Years
By Lt. Joseph R. Holstead
By DON CIO Enterprise IT Policy & Communications Team
By Steve Daughety
Scholarships available to DoD military and civilian personnel
By Jennifer Harper
Smart buying with DoD ESI saves money — eliminates headaches later
By Floyd Groce and Tom Crawford
Take time to authenticate information collection requests and ensure collection devices are current
By Micah T. Wilson and Barbara Figueroa
Department of the Navy issues cloud computing policy
By Heather Rutherford
DoD ESI offers a proven model for software acquisition
By Floyd Groce and John Zettler
NAVSAFENVTRACEN's Online Professional Development Conference
By DON CIO Enterprise IT Policy & Communications Team
By Sharon Anderson
35 Years of Innovation
By Sharon Anderson
By Sharon Anderson
U.S. and coalition forces test interoperability and TTPs
By Sharon Anderson
By Sgt. Justin M. Boling
CHIPS is an official U.S. Navy website sponsored by the Department of the Navy (DON) Chief Information Officer, the Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) and the DON's ESI Software Product Manager Team at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.

Online ISSN 2154-1779; Print ISSN 1047-9988