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Michael Basla: Air Force Wants to Bolster IT Governance

data ServersThe Air Force wants to centralize the management of its information technology services and is finalizing its transition to a Defense Department enterprise email system, FCW reported Wednesday.

Amber Corrin writes the branch will reshape its organizational approach in an effort to give IT leadership more power over strategic and budgeting issues.

“The goal is to enable our Air Force — all functions, all major commands, all core function lead integrators — to make informed and coordinated investment decisions regarding IT and cyber investment,” Lt. Gen. Michael Basla, the Air Force’s CIO, said Wednesday, according to the article.

Basla highlighted the branch’s IT plans at an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association event held in Vienna, Va., Corrin writes.

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