Tag Archives: Defense Department

Michael Basla: Air Force Wants to Bolster IT Governance

The 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 …

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Charles Corpman Among DoD CIO Award Winners

Charles Corpman, chief of U.S. Strategic Command’s command and control function, was selected as the first place winner in the individual category for the Defense Department‘s 2013 Chief Information Officer Awards. Corpman was recognized for his work to help modernize nuclear command and control programs, the Pentagon said Friday. Respective …

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Christine Fox Appointed Acting Deputy Defense Secretary

Christine Fox, former director of the Defense Department‘s Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation office, has been appointed acting deputy defense secretary as the Pentagon continues to search for an individual to fill the role on a full-time basis, Foreign Policy reported Tuesday. Gordon Lubold writes the process of identifying Ash Carter’s …

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Pentagon Policy Bill Held Up in Senate Committee

Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee have moved to oppose the Defense Department spending bill as debates over legislative amendments continue, Defense News reported Sunday. John Bennett writes the National Defense Authorization Act mandates nearly $522 billion in base defense funding for fiscal 2014 and $80 billion for worldwide …

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DISA Adjusts Cloud Infrastructure Acquisition Approach; Jennifer Carter Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has moved to align how the agency plans to acquire commercial infrastructure services with requirements of Defense Department customers, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. DISA adjusted its buying approach for cloud storage, virtual machine, database and web hosting services for data storage following a draft …

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Profile: David Shedd, Defense Intelligence Agency Deputy Director

David Shedd has been serving as deputy director of the Defense Intelligence Agency since August 2010. In this role, Shedd helps the DIA director manage more than 16,500 military and civilian workers and lead the Defense Intelligence Enterprise, an organization within the Defense Department focused on intelligence operations. Shedd most recently …

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DoD Aims to Move Forward Mobile Device ID Authentication Tech

The Defense Department will work to tackle identity authentication and management functions on personal mobile devices as part of efforts to get the technology into its enterprise, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes Greg Youst, chief mobility engineer at the Defense Information Systems Agency, said the agency aims to …

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