DON CIO Memo - February 12, 2016
This memorandum establishes process improvements to the ITPR Process.
SECNAVINST 5420.197A - July 1, 2014
The purpose of this instruction is to establish policy and responsibilities for the Department of the Navy Business Transformation Council (BTC), with the membership and processes defined herein. The BTC provides a senior DON forum in which business transformation efforts that cross organizational and/or functional boundaries can be strategically assessed, approved, and accelerated.
DON Guidance - December 5, 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 ...
UNSECNAV Memo - September 19, 2011
This memo designates the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer as the Information Technology Expenditure Approval Authority for the Secretariat.
OMB Memo - August 8, 2011
This memo is designed to clarify the primary area of responsibility for agency chief information officers (CIOs) throughout the government, as identified in the 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management. It discusses the changing role of agency CIOs away from just policy
DON CIO Memo - July 19, 2011
This memo requests that the Navy and Marine Corps each designate an Information Technology Expenditure Approval Authority (ITEAA). The ITEAA will be responsible to ensure that all information technology projects undertaken by the Navy and Marine Corps are integral parts of rationalized service portfolios, aligned with DON IT goals and conform to the DON and Department of Defense enterprise architectures. No resource ...
VCNO Memo - June 10, 2011
This memo appoints the Department of the Navy Deputy Chief Information Officer as the single Functional Area Manager authority for Navy.
UNSECNAV Memo - March 1, 2011
This charter establishes the Department of the Navy Information Enterprise Governance Board (IGB) as the Department's single, senior governance forum for information management, information technology (to include national security systems) and cyberspace, and information resources management matters. The IGB is empowered to function as both a decision-making and an advisory forum.
UNSECNAV Memo - December 3, 2010
This memo addresses information technology/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy. It underscores the challenge by the Secretary of Defense to think about the DON's approach to IT initiatives and to centralize and consolidate efforts where it makes sense. This memo directs the DON Chief Information Officer to take the lead for the Department for this endeavor, noting that it is a ...
DON CIO Memo - December 17, 2009
The purpose of this memo is to provide an update to the Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture (DON EA) Compliance Waiver Request and Approval Process memo, which was originally released Sept. 21, 2009.
The DON EA compliance waiver process has now been automated in the DON variant of the Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository (DITPR-DON). Effective Dec. 21, 2009, all DON
SECNAVINST 5430.7Q - August 17, 2009
This instruction assigns Department-wide responsibilities for administration of the Department of the Navy to and among the Civilian Executive Assistants and Staff Assistants to the Secretary of the Navy.
SECNAVINST 3052.2 - March 6, 2009
This instruction establishes policies and responsibilities for the administration of cyberspace within the Department of the Navy.
SECNAVINST 5090.8A - January 30, 2006
This instruction intends to re-issue policy and assign responsibilities within the Department of Navy concerning environmental protection, natural resources and cultural resources programs.
September 14, 2012
The first Department of the Navy audit readiness video has been released. Audit readiness is for everyone, not just government financial types. The DON has a requirement to produce certified financial statements by 2017. To attain that goal we must be audit ready. Are you audit ready?
by Thomas Kidd and Mark Rossow - October 27, 2011
The electromagnetic spectrum is a unique resource. While in some ways it is similar to other resources, like oil or water, in other ways, it is very different. The electromagnetic spectrum is typically defined as the set of all non-ionizing radiation electromagnetic frequencies.
October 13, 2011
In another move to promote effectiveness and efficiencies in the Department of the Navy, the Navy, Marine Corps and DON Secretariat have each designated an Information Technology Expenditure Approval Authority (ITEAA). The ITEAAs are responsible for ensuring that all IT projects undertaken in the Department are integral parts of rationalized portfolios, aligned with DON and Department of Defense enterprise architectures.
October 3, 2011
President Obama declared October 2011 as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. During this month, the skills that people with disabilities bring to the workforce are recognized, and the federal government rededicates itself to improving employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors for those living with disabilities.
July 25, 2011
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer signed out formal data center consolidation guidance officially establishing a moratorium on the purchase of additional data center capacity.
by Thomas Kidd & Mark Rossow - July 25, 2011
Naval installations have long been good neighbors with their surrounding communities. In fact, in many cases, Navy and Marine Corps bases, posts and training ranges limit some operations to preserve friendly relationships.
July 12, 2011
The Navy Marine Corps Portal (NMCP) Environment Strategy has been released, directing the consolidation of the Department of the Navy's portal and web services into an integrated and centrally governed environment. This effort is critical to enhancing an effective security posture and to ensure mission effectiveness, cost savings, interoperability and ease of use.
by Lynda Pierce - May 4, 2011
In the January-March 2011 issue of CHIPS, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer announced the DON CIO's role in addressing information technology/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy, in response to a memo released by the Under Secretary of the Navy Dec. 3, 2010. The Under Secretary directed the DON CIO to take the lead for this endeavor.
March 28, 2011
The Department of the Navy Information Enterprise Governance Board (IGB) was established March 1 to serve as the Department's single, senior information management, information technology/cybersecurity and information resources management (IRM) policy and governance forum. This executive board serves in both a decision-making and advisory capacity.
by Lynda Pierce - January 31, 2011
The Under Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Robert O. Work, signed a memo, dated Dec. 3, 2010, addressing information technology (IT)/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy. The memo underscores the challenge from Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Robert Gates to think about the DON's approach to IT initiatives and to centralize and consolidate efforts where it makes sense. Work ...
by Tom Kidd - August 19, 2009
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee (IRAC) recently approved an addition to the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management. The new paragraph, 8.2.47, enables federal and non-federal agencies to share radio systems. Navy and Marine Corps first responders may have an opportunity to dramatically expand their ...
by Mike Hernon, Ken Brennan and Shirley Dolengo - August 19, 2009
The year was 1978 – the Bee Gees' "Night Fever" ruled the charts; "Mork and Mindy" first hit the airwaves; and it cost 15 cents to mail a letter, which people did a lot then because almost no one had e-mail. That year also witnessed the drafting of a Department of the Navy telecommunications policy that remains in effect today.
June 26, 2009
SECNAVINST 5239.3B: "DON Information Assurance Policy" was recently signed establishing IA policy for the Department of the Navy consistent with national and Department of Defense policies. With its 56 references, it provides IA policy for the Department over a broad spectrum, and assigns responsibilities in the DON for developing, implementing, managing and evaluating DON IA programs, policies, procedures and cont
March 13, 2009
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer recently signed out the DON Enterprise Architecture (EA) Strategy Memo, a first in a series of memos, to articulate the near-term strategy for continued development of the DON EA. The memo establishes direction to ensure alignment of all DON, Navy and Marine Corps programs and initiatives to the Joint Staff devel
June 10, 2020
Overall leadership responsibility is vested in the CIO, supported a Deputy CIO (Navy) and Deputy CIO (Marine Corps), in addition to a Chief Technology Officer, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Innovation Officer, and Chief Information Security Officer.
March 23, 2020
The following is a list of key strategic documents.
December 6, 2019
What is the DON CIO?
Federal Chief Information Officers were mandated by the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to address information management, information technology, and information resources management (IM/IT/IRM) at the enterprise level.
October 21, 2016
Vice Adm. Jan Tighe was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and raised in Plantation, Florida. Tighe is a 1984 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned as a cryptologist. She studied Russian at the Defense Language Institute. She graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, in 2001 with a doctorate in electrical engineering and a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics.
December 19, 2007
The book "Power of Team: The Making of a CIO" shares the experiences and insights of the DON CIO as it constructed and implemented an agenda for the newly formed Office of the Chief Information Officer.