Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has hired William “Bill” Marion, former U.S. Air Force deputy chief information officer (CIO), as managing director of Growth and Strategy in its Defense and Intelligence practice, the company reported on Wednesday.Read More »
The U.S. Air Force has launched a proof-of-concept service desk that uses artificial intelligence to support airmen whether at flight or at base, Federal News Network reported Monday. The new platform is part of USAF's wider enterprise information technology-as-a-service or EITaaS effort that aims to digitally transform the service branch.Read More »
The U.S. Air Force expects the new streamlined process to secure the authorization to operate certification will allow the service to move up to 100 applications to the cloud in 2019, FCW reported Friday. Bill Marion, deputy chief information officer of Air Force, said the Fast-Track ATO pilot announced that it only takes six to 18 months to obtain a certification in March.Read More »
The U.S. Air Force is restructuring its information technology office to include new components that would assist the service's chief information officer in the area of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, C4ISRNet reported Tuesday. A new combined intelligence/IT office and a corresponding deputy CIO would take up duties divided from the primary CIO's responsibilities.Read More »
Bill Marion, deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Air Force, has said the service’s move to elevate the CIO role as part of a restructuring effort seeks to bring together information technology, data and business, Federal News Network reported Friday. His remarks came following the appointment of Matt Donovan, the branch’s undersecretary, as permanent CIO at the Air Force in addition to his role as chief management officer.