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.
DON CIO Memo - February 7, 2014
This memo announces the release of the Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture (DON EA) v5.0, which updates DON EA v4.0.000.
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.
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 ...
DON CIO Memo - July 29, 2011
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has published the DON Architecture Development Guide (ADG) version 2.0. The ADG, formerly known as the Architecture Product Guide, serves as the overarching guidance for developing and maintaining all architecture models within the department. The ADG incorporates DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) v2.0 guidance and provides a number of model examples, a list of ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
SECNAVINST 5230.15 - April 10, 2009
SECNAVINST 5230.15 mandates that all COTS software in use across the Department of the Navy be vendor supported. DON organizations desiring to continue to use COTS software that is no longer supported must request and receive a waiver to this policy.
DON CIO Memo - January 6, 2009
This memo promulgates policy defining the initial implementation and directs the use of the DON Enterprise Architecture (EA) Hierarchy. The DON EA Hierarchy provides a structure to relate the complete set of activities occurring within the DON. The hierarchy is a key component of the DON EA intended to provide a means for senior leaders to make informed decisions and relate activities and capabilities within the DON to ...
DON CIO Report - May 30, 2008
The DON Enterprise Architecture Federation Pilot Initiative Final Report serves as a guide to support the Department of the Navy’s architecture federation efforts and outlines a methodology for federating architectures across the DoD. The objective of the DON EA Federation Pilot Initiative was to build upon the concepts, objectives and rules developed within the DoD Global Information Grid (GIG) Architecture Federation ...
DON CIO memo - April 30, 2008
This memorandum promulgates policy defining the initial implementation of the Naval Architecture Elements Reference Guide (NAERG) within the Department of the Navy (DON). The memorandum designates the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, Chief Systems Engineer (RDA CHSENG) as the DON organization responsible for NAERG development and maintenance. Additionally, the memorandum ...
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
OSD/NII/DCIO Memo - August 6, 2007
This strategy outlines how existing architectures will be linked and related to provide a comprehensive view of the Department of Defense enterprise, while allowing for autonomy of individual architectures. The federated approach is one that accommodates the delivery of an organization as large as DoD. Upon clicking the link, select "general public documents" in the "quick links section" of the webpage, then type in the ...
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.
SECNAVINST 5000.36A - December 19, 2005
This instruction establishes policy for DON applications and data management and describes the responsibilities of the Functional Area Managers, Functional Data Managers and Functional Namespace Coordinators. It also establishes responsibilities for DON IT processes and tools to transform applications and data into net-centric naval capabilities consistent with DoD policy for interoperability and data sharing. ...
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.
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.
by Sue Shuryn and Victor Ecarma - July 30, 2012
A critical component to achieving cost savings is transparency of business information technology data, which provides needed insight into, and thus enables more effective management of, the financial and programmatic status of the enterprise. The Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture (EA) process is essential to providing visibility of such vital information. The DON EA assessment process is cyclical and ...
by Victor Ecarma - October 27, 2011
In May 2011, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released the DON Information Management/Information Technology/Cyberspace Campaign Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2013. As stated in the campaign plan, "Fiscal realities in the Defense community today and in the anticipated future will not support our continued development and delivery of Information Management (IM), Information Technology (IT) and Information ...
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 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 & Fumie Wingo - January 21, 2011
The Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture (DON EA) continues to provide stakeholder value and support DON transformation. Since its initial release in July 2009, the DON EA has been focused on two overarching goals:
by Kimberly N. Brooks - May 22, 2010
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has released updated DON DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) v2.0 Implementation Guidance. This guidance clarifies what it means to be compliant at the current time with the requirements of DoDAF v2.0, within the DON.
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.
May 1, 2009
DON CIO Team Member Dan Slick recently received the Chief Information Officers Council Leadership Award. He received this honor for evolving the transition from the baseline architecture to a comprehensive and actionable enterprise architecture by providing a fundamental vision for advancing and implementing his agency's enterprise architecture directives, specifically Data Sharing in a Net-Centric Department of Defense. ...
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
by Victor Ecarma - February 20, 2009
Federally mandated enterprise architectures (EA) are a strategically-based means for the departments of Defense and the Navy (DON) to capitalize on their vast technological assets and make sound decisions about investments in new technology that will support the warfighter.
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March 17, 2008
The DON CIO develops, maintains and facilitates a DON Enterprise Architecture (DON EA) that complies with Federal and Department of Defense (DoD) architectures.
The Department of the Navy is a complex organization with disparate architecture development efforts and finite resources. The DON CIO, as the Chief Architect, is leading the effort to design and develop a single DON Enterprise Architecture (EA) using a ...
January 11, 2008
Included in the attachment is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Defense Business System Modernization Certification Approval process.