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CHIPS Articles: Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture v2.0.000 Update

Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture v2.0.000 Update
By Victor Ecarma - July-September 2010
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) is scheduled to release the DON Enterprise Architecture v2.0.000, on July 31, 2010. DON EA v2.0.000 will continue to ensure that programs, projects and investments are aligned with achieving departmental goals and objectives. It will also provide authoritative reference information, which can be used in the development of solution architectures to support and fulfill DON mission and capability requirements. This update includes additional Enterprise Reference Architectures, Segment Reference Architectures, and new and modified DON EA laws, regulations, policies and guidance (LRPGs) rules.

The department will begin assessing compliance with DON EA v2.0.000 on Oct. 1, 2010, through the Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance and IM/IT Investment Review processes. Program managers must show compliance using the DON EA Compliance Assessment Tool (DECAT).

A listing of the content contained in DON EA v2.0.000 and information about DON EA policy and procedures can be viewed at

Victor Ecarma provides support to DON CIO enterprise architecture throughout the DON. Mr. Michael Jacobs is the director of enterprise architecture & emerging technology.

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