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Monday, August 10, 2020
The Defense Department will host the second annual DoD Chief Information Officer Global Virtual Town Hall meeting Aug. 12 ...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Clear guidance early on from Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper ensured the Defense Department would be able to ...
Friday, July 31, 2020
The National Defense Strategy, which provides momentum to the Defense Department, also drives its information technology ...
Friday, July 24, 2020
WASHINGTON -- The Army recently implemented a new directorate to support requirements within the electromagnetic spectrum, ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
WASHINGTON -- Every service member and platform will serve as a network sensor in future combat to expand what the Army ...
Friday, July 17, 2020
The Department of Defense Chief Information Office is hosting a Global Town Hall Aug. 12 from 1300 to 1430 EST on the ...
Monday, June 22, 2020
This Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer GENADMIN message updates DON policy for the mandatory physical ...
Monday, June 15, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army announced the realignment of the Chief Information ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The DON CIO is closely monitoring updates to the evolving Coronavirus outbreak situation, and the latest DON and DON CIO ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and myriad factors involved, the FY20 Global Town Hall, the Department of Defense Chief ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic disrupts everything from church services to basic training, the latest cohort of students in the ...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Due to the threat of Coronavirus, and under guidelines and restrictions released by the Federal Government and the Governor ...
April-June 2020 Issue
The Secretary of the Navy workforce memo, "Department of the Navy Cyberspace Information Technology and Cybersecurity ...
April-June 2020 Issue
Mr. Aaron Weis, Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, has signed a memorandum giving Navy and Marine Corps ...
April-June 2020 Issue
Greetings! Hope you are doing well in the trying times we are living in today. It’s been said you can tell the true grit of ...
April-June 2020 Issue
Vice Adm. Jeff Trussler, a native of Oklahoma and a member of the Cherokee Nation, assumed duties as deputy chief of Naval ...
April-June 2020 Issue
”FCC/C10F and executive stakeholders (Office of the CIO, OPNAV N2N6, FCC/C10F, NAVWAR Cybersecurity Technical Authority, ...
April-June 2020 Issue
The Department of the Navy Information Technology (DON IT) Conference, East Coast 2020 has been rescheduled for Nov. 4-6, ...
April-June 2020 Issue
It was late February, just three months ago, that we were preparing for the DON IT Conference in San Diego. At the time ...
Friday, March 13, 2020
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Aaron Weis was the Monday luncheon keynote speaker at the WEST ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in San Diego, California, March 2-3, are available by request ...
Friday, February 28, 2020
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2020 schedule is now available. The conference will be held March 2-3, 2020, at the San ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Defense Department is seeking ways to use data more effectively for improved decision-making on the battlefield and in ...
January-March 2020 Issue
Aaron Weis was named Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy for Information Management and Department of the Navy ...
January-March 2020 Issue
Background Over the last few years, the importance of fully exploiting organizational data for data-driven decisions has ...
January-March 2020 Issue
The Acting Secretary of the Navy issued a memo April 30, designating the Department of the Navy Deputy Chief Information ...
January-March 2020 Issue
With the announcement of Secretary Modly's resignation, I have gotten a number of questions from members of our community, ...
January-March 2020 Issue
The Department of the Navy is at a critical time in its history. As a Department, we lack mastery of our Information ...
January-March 2020 Issue
On April 1, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released the memo "Amplifying Guidance to the DON ...
January-March 2020 Issue
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Aaron Weis has released the DON Information Superiority Vision which ...
January-March 2020 Issue
The Department of the Navy Information Technology Conference, West Coast 2020 schedule is now available. The conference will ...
January-March 2020 Issue
The Department of the Navy’s first Chief Digital Innovation Officer Mike Galbraith holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in ...
January-March 2020 Issue
The Department of the Navy’s first Chief Data Officer, Thomas Sasala, was designated in his position in October 2019. He ...
January-March 2020 Issue
Our day-to-day operations have fundamentally changed over the last several days, and most likely will continue to do so, ...
January-March 2020 Issue
It’s a pleasure to present the full DON CIO leadership team with Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, Aaron ...
January-March 2020 Issue
The DON IT Conference, West Coast has been approved for March 2-3, 2020, at the San Diego Convention Center, and the DON IT ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
The Defense Department recognized excellence in performance by its cyber and information technology workforce yesterday. ...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
"Since the day I arrived, my goal has been to ensure our warfighters have the tools they need to fight and win in the great ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
“As the greatest potential source of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, the workforce level of knowledge, training and daily ...
October-December 2019 Issue
The USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Workforce Excellence Awards program recognizes the efforts of individuals and teams ...
October-December 2019 Issue
It’s a pleasure to present the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, Aaron Weis, with his introductory column in ...
October-December 2019 Issue
Based on recommendations from the Secretary of the Navy Cybersecurity Readiness Review, and in full coordination with ...
October-December 2019 Issue
It is my pleasure to greet you as the Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy for Information Management and ...
October-December 2019 Issue
After two years serving as your Secretary of the Navy, it is time to update the department’s vision and goals. We’ve ...
Friday, September 20, 2019
The Department of the Navy computer/network incident instruction has been updated. The purpose of the instruction is to ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The purpose of SECNAVINST 5239.24 is to maintain and update digital signature policy for the Department of the Navy ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The Department of the Navy's data security and integrity is paramount to the mission to deliver combat ready naval forces. ...
July-September 2019 Issue
“The business of the Department of the Navy is to man, train, and equip Navy and Marine Corps forces for global operations . ...
July-September 2019 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) (NNS) -- The Department of the Navy (DON) announces Aaron Weis as the department’s Chief Information ...
July-September 2019 Issue
The Deputy Chief of Operations for Information Warfare (OPNAV N2N6), Vice Adm. Matthew J. Kohler, issued NAVADMIN 210/19, ...
July-September 2019 Issue
Data Science is a hot career field and rapidly increasing in importance as organizations begin to understand the value of ...
July-September 2019 Issue
Across the DON talented Sailors, Marines, and civilian personnel are accountable to customers to deliver mission outcomes. ...
July-September 2019 Issue
The Federal Cyber Reskilling Academy effort is part of the Administration’s commitment to developing a federal workforce of ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The Defense Department needs a foundational way of computing as it moves forward in developing applications for the cloud, ...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
On May 20, 2019, Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly signed SECNAV Instruction 2400.1B, "Electromagnetic Spectrum ...
Monday, May 20, 2019
A lot’s changed on the cyber front in the year since U.S. Cyber Command became a full and independent unified combatant ...
Friday, May 17, 2019
The Defense Information Systems Agency, working together with the Defense Media Activity, is supporting the worldwide ...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Defense Chief Information Officer will host a virtual Global Town Hall Friday, May 17, ...
Friday, May 10, 2019
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- As discussed in the 2018 National Defense Strategy, the United States is facing an increasingly complex ...
April-June 2019 Issue
Greetings! In this issue we take a look at the Department of the Navy plans to overhaul its education strategy and ...
Monday, March 18, 2019
In 2017 there were 829 data breaches in the U.S. affecting more than 2 billion individual records, according to the Privacy ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Today [March 12] the FY 2020 budget request for the Department of the Navy (DON) was submitted to Congress. The $205.6 ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
WASHINGTON -- Senior Defense Department officials testified on the department’s information technology, cybersecurity and ...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
DoD is required to use strong authentication credentials for network and IT system access, and the Common Access Card (CAC) ...
January-March 2019 Issue
It was not your typical sunny San Diego weather during the Department of the Navy IT Conference, Feb. 13-15, but attendees ...
January-March 2019 Issue
Walk-in registration onsite at the West Coast DON IT Conference scheduled for Feb. 13-15 at the San Diego Convention Center ...
January-March 2019 Issue
The Department of the Navy Office of the Chief Information Officer has announced that registration is open for the USN/USMC ...
January-March 2019 Issue
Pre-registration for the 2019 West Coast DON IT Conference is now closed. On-site registration will be available for three ...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Forge.mil, a Defense Information Systems Agency-managed application, became the first Department of Defense application with ...
Monday, December 10, 2018
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (AISR) team was one of 20 ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
The Defense Information Systems Agency and industry met for a Forecast to Industry 2018 event Nov. 5 at the BWI Airport ...
October-December 2018 Issue
Editor's Note: In an effort to present a range of Department of the Navy officials' views regarding information technology, ...
October-December 2018 Issue
The schedule and session descriptions for the 2019 West Coast DON IT Conference are available. The conference is scheduled ...
October-December 2018 Issue
Defense Secretary James Mattis writes in a preamble to the Provide for the Common Defense report that: “The Bipartisan ...
October-December 2018 Issue
The Honorable Thomas B. Modly was sworn in as the 33rd Under Secretary of the Navy Dec. 4, 2017. Mr. Modly graduated ...
October-December 2018 Issue
On Oct. 5, 2018, Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly signed SECNAV Instruction 2400.3, “Electromagnetic Battle ...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Representatives from the Department of Defense “fourth estate” were introduced to lessons learned, best practices, and ...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Defense Department’s information technology efforts are focused on maintaining the warfighters’ edge ...
July-September 2018 Issue
It is my pleasure to be selected to serve as Director, Office of the CIO (OCIO). The DON CIO recently consolidated and ...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
WASHINGTON -- Dana Deasy took his oath as the Defense Department’s chief information officer here May 7, and spoke on the ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
It has been a great honor to serve as the Acting Department of Navy Chief Information Officer for the past eight months. ...
April-June 2018 Issue
It has been a great honor to serve as the Acting Department of Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) for the past eight ...
April-June 2018 Issue
Department of the Navy information management and information technology professionals gathered together to learn about the ...
April-June 2018 Issue
The CHIPS mobile app for the Android and iOS operating systems is available! Look for “DON CIO CHIPS Magazine” in ...
April-June 2018 Issue
Under Secretary Thomas Modly signed a memo June 5, 2018 establishing Department of the Navy policy that spectrum-related ...
April-June 2018 Issue
Under Secretary Modly signed a memo June 5, 2018 establishing that it is Department of the Navy policy to request and record ...
April-June 2018 Issue
On May 31, 2018, DON OCIO released a new memo, "Approvals and Waivers for Obligation of Funds for Data Servers and Data ...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2018 is scheduled to begin next week. Please review important conference details ...
January-March 2018 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Acting Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher has announced the ...
January-March 2018 Issue
Final preparations have been made for the DON IT Conference, April 23-25, 2018, at the Hilton Norfolk the Main in Norfolk, ...
January-March 2018 Issue
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018 schedule has been updated. The conference will be held April 23-25, 2018, at the ...
January-March 2018 Issue
I want to share with you this year’s outstanding DON IT Conference program and congratulate the winners of the DON ...
January-March 2018 Issue
NAVSUP Business Systems Center hosted a booth at WEST 2018, which was held at the same time and location as the West Coast ...
January-March 2018 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Under Secretary of the Navy, Thomas Modly, released a memorandum March 16 announcing a significant ...
January-March 2018 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, Data and Analytics Consortium, and Navy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit, ...
January-March 2018 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018, scheduled for April 23-25, 2018, at the Hilton Norfolk ...
Friday, December 8, 2017
Ms. Essye B. Miller, a career member of the Senior Executive Service, was appointed by the Deputy Secretary of Defense as ...
October-December 2017 Issue
The DON IT Conference has been approved for Feb. 6-8, 2018, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Ca. No ...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The 2017 DISA Forecast to Industry will take place on Monday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) at the ...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Dr. John Zangardi, acting, Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO), alongside more than 20 senior ...
July-September 2017 Issue
I am very pleased to address you as Acting Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer. Though I am sad to see Rob ...
July-September 2017 Issue
There is no question that seapower is a central element of our nation’s physical security and economic well-being. The ...
July-September 2017 Issue
Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Foster spoke with Jason Miller, host of Federal News Radio’s Ask the ...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Make the most out of your conference experience with this helpful information. Conference sessions run from 8:30 am, ...
April-June 2017 Issue
Where do Department of the Navy Information Management and Information Technology professionals learn about the DON’s latest ...
April-June 2017 Issue
Registration for the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2017 is open. The conference has been approved for May 16-18, 2017 at the ...
April-June 2017 Issue
The need for innovation never diminishes — to harness technology; to do more with less in budget challenged environments; to ...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Pre-registration for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2017 will close COB Friday, Feb. 10. On-site registration will be ...
January-March 2017 Issue
Terry Halvorsen assumed the duties as the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer effective March 8, 2015. He ...
January-March 2017 Issue
Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Foster has announced the selection of 13 individuals and teams to ...
January-March 2017 Issue
Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Rob Foster said the chief mission of the DON CIO in writing information ...
January-March 2017 Issue
I want to take this opportunity to encourage attendance at one of the 2017 DON IT conferences. These events, held twice each ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Join us at the DON IT Conference in San Diego, California, from 21-23 Feb! Learn about new and emerging IT policy and ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conferences, on the West and East Coasts. The DON IT Conference, West Coast has been ...
October-December 2016 Issue
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2017 schedule is now available. The conference will be held Feb. 21-23, 2017, at the San ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Janice C. Haith became Director, Deputy Department of Navy Chief Information Officer (Navy) in April 2010, to the Deputy ...
October-December 2016 Issue
The following is a recently reported compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the loss of documents ...
October-December 2016 Issue
With increasing frequency, we read about computer networks being hacked — in both the public and private sectors. You may ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced Aug. 9 the hiring of a new permanent Chief ...
July-September 2016 Issue
On Aug. 18, the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen launched a valiant new plan for DoD IT ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Kenneth W. Bible currently serves as the Deputy Director of the Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Information technology users in the Department of the Navy — that’s all 900,000 of you — have a great chance to hear about ...
July-September 2016 Issue
For years, the Navy IT Service Management Office has emphasized that international standards and industry best practice are ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Nominations are now being accepted for the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards. ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Introduction For the CHIPS July-September privacy theme edition, the DON Privacy Team is rolling out a new title for our ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Steve Muck is the Director for Privacy and Information Sharing for the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer. He ...
July-September 2016 Issue
I want to update you on what the Department of the Navy is doing to protect sensitive personal data from compromise. As you ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository/ Department of the Navy Applications and Database ...
Friday, May 20, 2016
In a May 17, 2016 memo, the DON CIO issued updated guidance for acquiring commercial cloud services in the DON. The updated ...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen said the greatest challenge currently facing DoD’s ...
Monday, April 18, 2016
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2016 — Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen discussed the DoD’s network ...
April-June 2016 Issue
Editor’s Note: This article expands on U.S. mobile cellular technology, a subtopic of the previous CHIPS article, “The ...
April-June 2016 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) Robert Foster recognized more than 10 ...
April-June 2016 Issue
On April 1, Mr. Rob Vargo, Director of the Atlantic Test Ranges, and Mr. Jack Summers, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) ...
April-June 2016 Issue
There are mobile applications for almost everything, and now there are apps that allow Department of the Navy active duty ...
April-June 2016 Issue
The DON Privacy office has received numerous reports of breach incidents involving the discovery of personally identifiable ...
April-June 2016 Issue
Erle Marion is the commercial hosting lead for Data Center Application & Optimization in the office of the Program Executive ...
April-June 2016 Issue
We often hear how natural resources drive economies, such as clean water, fossil fuels, minerals and metals. What we ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2016 — Information technology and cyber program priorities for the Defense Department’s chief ...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
“Cyber defense of DoD systems is [my] highest cyber priority; if DoD systems are not dependable in the face of cyber ...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2016 — The Defense Department will deploy Windows 10 departmentwide by January to strengthen ...
Friday, March 4, 2016
SECNAVINST 5239.20A, DON Cyber IT and CSWF Management and Qualification updates Department of Navy (DON) workforce policy ...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The DON IT Conference has been approved and will be held Feb. 17-18, 2016, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, ...
Monday, February 1, 2016
Registration is open for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2016, until February 5. It has been approved for February 17-18, ...
Friday, January 29, 2016
The Defense Information Systems Agency issued the Cloud Connection Process Guide (CCPG) this month to help Defense ...
January-March 2016 Issue
In early 2013, the Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS) took steps to significantly improve their privacy program. What began ...
January-March 2016 Issue
From novice hackers to nation-state actors, Department of Defense (DoD) information systems and networks continue to face a ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Vice Adm. Ted N. “Twig” Branch wears many hats as OPNAV N2N6. The admiral is on a series of speaking engagements ...
January-March 2016 Issue
On Dec. 24, 2015, DoD Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen issued a memo establishing policies, assigning ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 DON IT Awards. The DON ...
January-March 2016 Issue
This Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Feb. 12, 2016 memorandum updates existing policy and specifies the ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2016 and the USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Summit begin on Wednesday, April 20 at the ...
January-March 2016 Issue
LT John Smith looked up from his iPhone, his eyes wide with shock. He looked quickly to his left and right, checking to see ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Why can’t I plug my cell phone into my office workstation or install my handy applet on my office computer? With global ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The United States uses a bifurcated process to manage its electromagnetic spectrum resources. The National ...
January-March 2016 Issue
It is very important to me to spend time meeting with Department of the Navy (DON) stakeholders to maintain active ...
Monday, November 2, 2015
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2015 — The Defense Department needs to change its cyber culture to protect its networks from the ...
October-December 2015 Issue
The following narrative is a recently reported Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data breach incident involving ...
October-December 2015 Issue
Federal Chief Information Officers were mandated by the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 to address information management and ...
October-December 2015 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2016. It has been approved for February 17-18, 2016, and will ...
October-December 2015 Issue
While October was designated as National Cybersecurity Awareness month it is always an opportune time to address what the ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
“Cloud computing plays a critical role in the Department’s IT modernization efforts. Our key objective is to deliver a cost ...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2015 – Part of Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen’s work these days involves ...
July-September 2015 Issue
In 2008 the Department of Defense directed the services and other DoD agencies to reduce or eliminate the use of the SSN ...
July-September 2015 Issue
The inaugural financial audit and impending implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Certification and ...
July-September 2015 Issue
I am very pleased and honored to address you as the Department of the Navy (DON) Chief Information Officer (CIO). Much of my ...
Monday, June 29, 2015
Mr. Rob Foster was selected to serve as the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer effective June 15, 2015. Mr. ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The recent intrusions into U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) systems that house personnel and background ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
On June 4, 2015, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced a cybersecurity breach potentially impacting ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
The Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop VIII will be held July 7-10, 2015, at the National Institute of Standards and ...
Monday, June 15, 2015
The DON CIO Town Hall, scheduled to take place at the DON IT Conference June 18, has been rescheduled to begin at 8:45 AM, ...
Friday, May 22, 2015
The DoD Enterprise Service Management Framework (DESMF) Edition II — a department-level information technology service ...
Friday, May 22, 2015
This memo from the DON CIO provides updated guidance for leveraging commercial cloud services in the Department of the Navy, ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md -- The Defense Information Systems Agency granted a Department of Defense Provisional Authorization ...
Friday, April 24, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter today unveiled the Defense Department’s second cyber strategy to ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The Department of the Navy (DON) ActivIdentity Enterprise Software License (ESL) Agreement is saving millions of dollars ...
April-June 2015 Issue
“Throughout our history the Navy and Marine Corps have been agile, innovative, and adaptable, ensuring global stability and ...
April-June 2015 Issue
In my first CIO column upon becoming the Acting DON CIO , I shared with you my desire for reducing administrative burden. ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Greetings! In this edition of CHIPS we continue with the Secretary of the Navy’s emphasis on innovation. Building on the ...
April-June 2015 Issue
NASA has a long history of advancing technology innovation that has also led to technologies that have benefitted the ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) Vice Adm. Ted N. Branch issued NAVADMIN 084/15 ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The Department of the Navy has long been pursuing a secure solution to meet the demand from users to use government-issued ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 – Acting Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen discussed the joint ...
Monday, March 9, 2015
It’s great to be up and running in my new job as Federal CIO. I’m looking forward to be working with Agency CIOs through the ...
Monday, February 2, 2015
WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2015 – The Defense Department is moving its data to the cloud, driven by cost reductions, technical ...
Monday, February 2, 2015
Final preparations have been made for the DON IT Conference, Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the San Diego Convention Center in San ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2015 schedule is now available. The conference will be held Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the San ...
Monday, January 5, 2015
A Department of Defense Chief Information Officer memo published Dec. 15, 2014, significantly changed DoD CIO guidance on ...
January-March 2015 Issue
A recently issued Defense Department directive, DoDD 5144.02, clarifies the many responsibilities of the DoD Chief ...
January-March 2015 Issue
The Defense Department is migrating to a new official enterprise collaboration tool, Defense Collaboration Service (DCS), ...
January-March 2015 Issue
I am pleased to address you as Acting DON CIO after having been appointed to serve in that capacity on 24 Oct. Though the ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Nominations are being accepted for the DON IM/IT Excellence Awards. Submissions are due Jan. 7, 2015. The DON IM/IT ...
Monday, December 8, 2014
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy took its first big step toward achieving a congressional mandate, Dec. 4, when a contract was ...
Monday, December 1, 2014
Due to the fiscal constraints confronting the Defense Department, the DoD Chief Information Officer is investigating the use ...
Monday, November 10, 2014
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2014 – The Defense Department is pushing forward on information technology such as cloud computing, ...
October-December 2014 Issue
We are making progress in our efforts to transcend the organizational constructs, processes and technologies of the past. A ...
October-December 2014 Issue
The Department of the Navy’s (DON) Enterprise Software Licensing (ESL) Program Office (PMM-110) has saved the Navy and ...
October-December 2014 Issue
Over past 25 years, we have witnessed some of the most profound changes in human history. The global economy is becoming ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 – As the Defense Department continues to seek better ways to align its structure and resources, ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 – A memorandum to be released in October will highlight changes to the Defense Department’s ...
July-September 2014 Issue
The Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)/Navy Personnel Command (NPC) is responsible for handling a large volume of personally ...
July-September 2014 Issue
Dr. Sullivan was a senior director at RMS, a global risk modeling firm, where she led the development of multidisciplinary ...
July-September 2014 Issue
The Department of the Navy (DON) is gearing up to be a leading participant in a new web-based system intended to make public ...
Monday, June 16, 2014
The DON IT Conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, beginning Tuesday, June 24, ...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Department of the Navy Information Technology Conference has been approved for June 24-25, 2014, and will be held at the ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The DON IT Conference has been approved for June 24-25, 2014, and will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in ...
April-June 2014 Issue
The Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) mission is to lead in the establishment and management of ...
April-June 2014 Issue
Is newer always better (or necessary)? In today's world, where technology changes in the blink of an eye, and the race ...
January-March 2014 Issue
The current budget realities faced by the Department of the Navy have created for us a "new normal." And though we still ...
July-September 2013 Issue
As cloud computing grows in popularity, organizations are being challenged to think about how this capability might change ...
July-September 2013 Issue
Admiral David G. Farragut once said, referring to Marines aboard Navy vessels, that a ship without Marines is like a coat ...
April-June 2013 Issue
Cloud Computing Memo Signed On April 1, 2013, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer signed the memo, ...
January-March 2013 Issue
Chances are you've seen the TV ad for a used-car company that begins with a potential buyer looking for “a car.” He is ...
January-March 2013 Issue
Mr. Terry Halvorsen is the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO). Shortly after being named DON CIO in ...
October-December 2012 Issue
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein said these words ...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
With a mandate from the Under Secretary of the Navy to save 25 percent from the department's business information technology ...
April-June 2012 Issue
Imagine a scenario in which you are tasked with a multimillion-dollar software acquisition. You have limited experience with ...
April-June 2011 Issue
Recordings and transcripts of three sessions hosted by the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, Terry ...
January-March 2011 Issue
As the DON CIO, Mr. Halvorsen heads the Office of the DON CIO and is the DON's senior official and adviser on matters ...
October-December 2010 Issue
The Making of the CIO "The Power of Team: The Making of a CIO," a seminal book written by the Department of the Navy Chief ...
April-June 2010 Issue
Federal Chief Information Officers were directed by the Information Technology Reform Act (Clinger-Cohen Act) of 1996 to ...
October-December 2007 Issue
During the past 18 months, the Department of the Navy (DON) has reported more than 100 incidents involving the loss of ...
July-September 2007 Issue
The Secretary of the Navy and Deputy Secretary of Defense place great importance on making the Department of Defense and ...
April-June 2007 Issue
Federal Computer Week magazine presents the Federal 100 Awards each year to top executives from government, industry and ...
April-June 2005 Issue
Mentoring young professionals and guiding and inspiring the workforce is a top priority for the Navy-Marine Corps leadership ...
July-September 2004 Issue
New Orleans was hot June 20-23, but it just wasn't the temperatures. The 2004 NMCI Industry Symposium, a forum for ...
July-September 2002 Issue
"The Department of the Navy Electronic Records Management System (DON ERMS) Working Group has a mission to promote best ...
January-March 2002 Issue
Background One of the underlying tenets in pursuit of information superiority in the Department of the Navy (DON) is the ...
October-December 2001 Issue
We have all been reading about the increasing number of cyber attacks in today's news, with increasingly more menacing—and ...
January-March 2001 Issue
Connecting Technology (CT) Fall 2000, sponsored by the Department of the Navy Chief Information Office (DON CIO) and the ...
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