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Booz Allen’s Susan Lawrence: Acquisition Lessons From Industry Can Apply to Government

Industry, military and government leaders at the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium 2016 have said technological and cultural differences need to be addressed to form better acquisition systems, Signal magazine reported Thursday. Robert Ackerman writes the event hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association from April 20 to 22 brought together speakers who …

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Army CIO Susan Lawrence Discusses LandWarNet Modernization

Susan Lawrence, the Army‘s chief information officer, recently said the branch will continue its efforts to modernize network infrastructure despite spending cuts and troop reductions in Afghanistan, the Army News Service reported Friday. J.D. Leipold reports Lawrence told members of Association of the United States Army during an event the …

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Army One Piece of the Puzzle in Closing Data Centers

A quarter of the 800 data centers planned for closure by 2015 will come from the Army, but the service’s chief information officer said the closures are not about the centers themselves, but the data. At an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association conference, Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence said the …

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Army CIO Talks ‘One Army Network Approach’

Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence, the Army’s new chief information officer/G-6, is a true believer in a “one Army network approach,” as evidenced by her March 31 address to top Army and civilian leaders, Nextgov reports. The global Army enterprise network “is all about data availability,” she said, which means the …

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New Army CIO: No More Business as Usual

It’s a common expression when a new boss takes: “She has her work cut out for her.” Often, it’s merely a rhetorical flourish. However, in the case of recently appointed Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 Lt. Gen. Susan  Lawrence, it’s likely an apt expression. “We’ve got to change culture, solutions and …

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Army Appoints Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence to CIO/G-6 Post

New CIO/G-6 Says Network Modernization is Key Effort The Army announced late last week Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence will take over as Army chief information officer/G-6, filling the Army’s top information technology post, which was vacated in November. As the service’s CIO, Lawrence oversees a $10 billion annual IT budget …

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Army Nominates New CIO to Fill Big Shoes

The Army nominated  Maj. Gen. Susan Lawrence to the service’s top IT post last week, filling a key position vacated in November. Lawrence’s nomination to the top IT spot came on a day full of career accolades. She was nominated by President Barack Obama to the CIO position on the …

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