DON OCIO Memo - May 31, 2018
This memo provides updated amplifying guidance regarding Department of the Navy (DON) implementation of authority delegated by the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) to the Military Departments for the approval of all data server and data center related obligations.
DON CIO Memo - June 9, 2017
This memo details how the Department of Navy Chief Information Officer is responsible for establishing DON IT investment priorities to guide the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) during the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) review cycle.
DON CIO Memo - February 12, 2016
This memorandum establishes process improvements to the ITPR Process.
Joint DON Memo - June 26, 2014
The purpose of this memo is to respond to the Secretary of the Navy's direction that the Department's Schedule of Budgetary Activity must be audit ready in Fiscal Year 2014, with full audit readiness achieved by 2017.
DON CIO Memo - February 7, 2014
This memo states that Enterprise Information Environment Mission Area (EIEMA), Warfighter Mission Area (WMA), and Defense Intelligence Mission Area (DIMA) systems will conduct certifications and annual reviews that will be reviewed and approved by the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, the DON Deputy CIO (DDCIO) (Navy), or the DDCIO (Marine Corps), as appropriate.
Joint Memo - November 3, 2013
This joint memo details how the Department of the Navy must achieve audit readiness of its Statement of Budgetary Resources by 2014 and full audit readiness by 2017. Our Defense Business Information Technology systems are part of the critical infrastructure that will support our ability to achieve and sustain audit readiness. A comprehensive assessment of the business processes and data within these systems is critical ...
DON CIO Memo - May 21, 2013
This memo provides guidance for determining the appropriate mission area for ongoing or new information technology investments.
Joint DON Memo - November 14, 2012
This memo details the significant changes to the requirements for investment review and
certification of defense business systems before appropriated and non-appropriated funds can be obligated. These changes necessitate modifications to the Department of the Navy's business system review process, which supports the Department of Defense's investment review process.
Joint DON Memo - September 17, 2012
This memo provides details on the process the Department of the Navy must follow to improve financial information and move towards auditable financial statements. They must do this in order to comply with the challenge put forth by the Secretary of Defense to attain financial auditability by 2014. The FY2011 National Defense Authorization Act requires the Department of Defense to be audit ready by 2017.
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.
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 ...
DoD Guidance - July 18, 2011
This document provides an outline, content and formatting guidance for the Program Protection
Plan (PPP) required by DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39. The outline structure and tables are
considered minimum content that may be tailored to meet individual program needs.
The guidance is based on the July 18, 2011, memo, "Document Streamlining -- Program Protection Plan," which can be found on the first page of the ...
DON CIO Memo - July 7, 2011
This memo directs the consolidation of the Department of the Navy's portal and web services into an integrated and centrally governed Navy Marine Corps Portal Environment (NMCP) to enhance an effective security posture and to ensure mission effectiveness, cost savings, interoperability and ease of use. It establishes the vision, goal, objectives and governance to be used to create the framework and enable the DON to ...
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.
DON CIO Memo - October 1, 2010
This document provides a detailed explanation of the content contained in the Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture v2.0.000, which was released July 30, 2010. It also provides specific applicability and compliance requirements for each individual artifact contained in DON EA v2.0.000. Enforcement of compliance with DON EA v2.0.000 will commence Oct. 1, 2010. This document is intended for all:
Program Offices ...
SECNAVINST 5230.14 - November 9, 2009
This instruction establishes Department of the Navy policies and procedures for the management of information technology and national security systems investments as portfolios across the DON enterprise that focuses on improving DON capabilities and mission outcomes.
It also establishes standard operating procedures that leverage the existing decisional processes of Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution ...
DoD Directive 7045.2 - September 25, 2008
This directive establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the use of capability portfolio management to advise senior leadership on capability investment pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense by section 113 of title 10, United States Code.
10 U.S.C § 332 - January 2, 2008
Defense Business Enterprise Architecture, System Accountability and Conditions for Obligation of Funds for Defense Business System Modernization
DTG 161552Z MAY 07 - May 16, 2007
This Naval message contains updated Department of the Navy Guidance for program managers of DON Defense Business Systems whose primary mission area and domain is Real Property and Inventory Life Cycle Management.
DoD Directive 8115.1 - October 10, 2005
This directive establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the management of DoD information technology investments as portfolios that focus on improving DoD capabilities and mission outcomes.
SECNAVINST 5000.2C - November 19, 2004
This instruction serves to issue mandatory procedures for Department of the Navy implementation of DoDD 5000.1 and DoDI 5000.2 for major and non-major defense acquisition programs and major and non-major information technology acquisition programs.
DoD Memo - July 13, 2004
This memo applies to all Mission Areas and Domains and establishes the Department of the Navy's DON Application and Database Management System (DADMS) as the collection platform (to be referred to as the DoD Information Technology Portfolio Data Repository) in support of portfolio management of IT investments.
January 23, 2019
Walk-in registration onsite at the West Coast DON IT Conference scheduled for Feb. 13-15 at the San Diego Convention Center will be available for three categories of attendees: 1) Non-TAD DON civilian and military attendees; 2) local and TAD government support contractors who provide a CAC or contact information of government sponsor; and 3) local and TAD non-DON government attendees.
The schedule, session ...
June 7, 2018
On May 31, 2018, DON OCIO released a new memo, "Approvals and Waivers for Obligation of Funds for Data Servers and Data Centers." The memo provides updated amplifying guidance on the DON's implementation of authority delegated by the DoD Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) to the Military Department CIOs for the approval of all data server and data center related obligations. This memo cancels and replaces the DON CIO ...
April 30, 2018
Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in Norfolk, VA, April 23-25, are available by request to government civilian, military personnel, and DoD support contractors. Please submit your request by using the "Contact Us" link located in the DON CIO Information section
July 31, 2017
To achieve a unified position and focus on IT priorities, the DON Chief Information Officer has established a process to develop specific DON IT Capability Priorities for each Program Objective Memorandum (POM) cycle. The objective is to influence the Services' internal IT Capability prioritization processes towards a common set of capabilities and capability development goals.
December 17, 2012
The Department of the Navy is implementing changes for the annual review of all systems in the DON Business Mission Area (BMA) beginning in FY13.
October 24, 2012
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." Albert Einstein said these words two generations ago, and yet they ring even more true today. But, we must not stop there. While it is vital that we use current solutions, best practices and technologies to enable our immediate success, we must also maintain a steadfast eye on the horizon for future requirements, industry trends ...
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?
September 3, 2012
If you have good ideas on how to save money through improving management of the Department of the Navy's IT, improving existing processes through insertion of IT or changing existing processes to save money, the DON Chief Information Officer would like to know.
February 20, 2012
The Department of the Navy must reduce its business IT costs by 25 percent over the next five years. One way the DON is doing this is through data center consolidation. But, what is a data center? A data center is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. ...
February 14, 2012
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer discussed the Department's IT business transformation efforts to prepare for a fiscally constrained future with enterprise and joint solutions that are effective, efficient and agile during the DON Information Technology Conference in San Diego.
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.
by SPAWAR - July 27, 2011
The Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program recently achieved a significant engineering milestone with the completion of Critical Design Reviews (CDR) for the two competing CANES systems being developed by Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors and Northrop Grumman Information Systems.
July 26, 2011
An update to the Department of the Navy Standard Business Case Analysis Template, as well as a new user guide, is now available on the DON Chief Information Officer website.
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 Victor Ecarma - May 3, 2011
The Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture (EA), with its initial release in July 2009 and version 2.0.000 release in July 2010, continues to support departmental efforts toward effectiveness and efficiency by providing standardized processes, detailed guidance and a central location for DON EA information. By using the DON EA, program managers can avoid duplication of effort and more quickly produce enterprise ...
by Victor Ecarma - March 4, 2010
The DON Enterprise Architecture helps decision makers make informed decisions about investments in new technology and, at the same time, capitalize upon vast existing technology assets. In addition, the DON EA is focused on maintaining alignment between the Department's goals and objectives, and its information management/information technology (IM/IT) investments.
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
October 23, 2019
The Electromagnetic "Canary in the Coal Mine"?
Newly Restructured DON CIO Provides Organizational Unity for IT and Cybersecurity
Sharon Anderson, CHIPS senior editor
A Collaborative Environment to Achieve Spec
August 13, 2015
The DoD Information Technology Business Case Analysis (BCA) Template and the DON Enterprise IT Abbreviated BCA template, are used to provide fact-based information to support a recommended course of action for IT related projects or acquisitions. BCAs are required in accordance with DoD CIO memo: "Use of Enterprise Information Technology Standard Business Case," as well the DON BCA policy, ...
July 9, 2014
Along with the Finance and Accounting Systems Division of the Office of Financial Operations (FMO-1), the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer co-sponsors the Financial Information System Working Group (FISWG), which is chartered by the larger Audit Readiness Steering Committee. The mission of the FISWG is to achieve and sustain an audit ready financial systems environment by defining a DON financial systems ...
July 20, 2012
To better enable the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer and stakeholders to address the Under Secretary of the Navy's direction to improve the efficiency of the department's information technology and cyberspace-related procurement and business processes using business case analyses (BCAs), the DON Chief Information Officer established an abbreviated BCA template.
March 21, 2012
The signature sheet below should be used as a cover to the CCA Table and IA Strategy being submitted for review. These documents are referenced in the Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance policy (original 2002 Department of Defense/Department of the Navy implementation) and in current CCA compliance guidance found in SECNAVINST 5000.2E.
March 27, 2008
The DON CIO provides the Department IT investment management guidance by providing oversight of capital planning, business case preparation and review, portfolio management and the DoD IT Portfolio Registry (DITPR)-DON.
January 11, 2008
Included in the attachment is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Defense Business System Modernization Certification Approval process.