VIP Interviews


Joint information and enterprise capabilities top DISA's priorities.

DISA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr. discusses enterprise services, mobile device management and security, big data analytics and the effect of sequestration on DISA programs.

Mission support in times of austerity driving Army PEO EIS initiatives

Doug Wiltsie, program executive officer, Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, discusses budget cuts, Network 2020 and the strategic pivot to Asia.

Navy moves forward on business and technology improvements

Terry Halvorsen, CIO, Department of the Navy, discusses business IT efficiency, cloud computing and enterprise e-mail.

SPAWAR combining ship and shore networks for information dominance

RADM Patrick Brady, commander of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, discusses key initiatives under way in the areas of information dominance, network consolidation, IT efficiency and mobile technology.

Air Force ISR works to stay on top of evolving technologies

Lt. Gen. Larry James on the Air Force ISR's ever-evolving mission, the roles played by old and new technologies and the challenges AF ISR faces as it serves users on a rapidly changing global stage.

Army PEO C3T managing tactical comms at the terrestrial, aerial and celestial tiers

MG N. Lee Price, Army program executive officer for command, control, communications (Tactical), on the challenges of managing tactical communications at the terrestrial, aerial and celestial tiers

From radios to waveforms: How JTRS is remaking itself as JTNC

Army BG Michael Williamson, JPEO JTRS, and Mark Compton, Director, JTNC, discuss how JTRS is remaking itself as JTNC and lessons learned for future procurements.

As a global command, NETCOM makes itself the network proving ground

MG Jennifer Napper, commanding general of Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, discusses the major challenges facing military networks.

Air Force consolidates cyber/IT operations to improve performance

Maj. Gen. Craig Olson, PEO, Air Force Business and Enterprise Systems, on transition of the BES portfolio to his successor, and his new position as head of the Air Force's Command, Control and Communications Information and Networks program executive office.

Maj. Gen. Mark Bowman, director of architecture, operations, networks and space, Army CIO office

Joint Staff’s new initiatives in cyber and defense IT will have DOD-wide impact

MG Mark Bowman, C4 Director and Joint Staff CIO, on the rationale behind the re-establishment of the Joint Staff's J6 directorate and new initiatives related to enterprise architecture and IT efficiency.