VIP Interviews

Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen

Navy takes steps to boost operational IT

Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen discusses how the Navy is looking for efficiencies in business IT to make operational IT more effective.

John Morrison

New network strategy helps Army meet modern warfare needs

Col. John Morrison discusses the Army's new integrated networking strategy and how it's helping the Army keep up with the constantly evolving requirements of the battlefield.

Lt. Gen. William Lord

Air Force CIO pushes for operational mindset

Lt. Gen. William Lord, Air Force chief of warfighting integration and CIO, talks about data center consolidation and cloud computing and how the service's network administrators operate with their fronts to the flight line instead of their backs.

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

Army tackles data center consolidation, enterprise e-mail

The Army CIO tackles data center consolidation and enterprise e-mail, two major projects that have significant interest across the Army and the Defense Department.

Col. Richard Juergens

Army to field-test mature battlefield networks

Col. Richard Juergens, deputy commander of the Army Brigade Modernization Command, discusses this summer's Network Integration Exercise at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

Maj. Gen. Wendy Masiello, deputy assistant secretary for contracting at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition in Washington, D.C.

Air Force tightens buying process through NETCENTS-2

Maj. Gen. Wendy Masiello discusses the acquisition strategy behind the Air Force's Network Centric Solutions-2 program.

Lynn Schnurr

DOD deploys high-tech tools to boost intell collaboration

Lynn Schnurr, Army intelligence CIO for the deputy chief of staff and director of the Intelligence Community's Information Management Directorate, discusses the Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise and the obstacles to sharing intell information.

Bruce Bennett

DISA pursues broader, more efficient satellite services

Bruce Bennett, DISA's program executive officer for communications, discusses the desire for universality of transmission, key satellite services contracts and increased bandwidth from existing transmission pipes.

DOD's Assad oversees world of defense acquisition

In a recent Q&A, Shay Assad, director of defense procurement and acquisition policy at the Defense Department, discussed acquisition reform and how he has led the way in encouraging a customer-focused culture in DOD procurement.

Grant Schneider, deputy director of information management and CIO at the Defense Intelligence Agency

Agile intelligence is the name of the game at DIA

Grant Schneider, deputy director of information management and CIO at the Defense Intelligence Agency, discusses IT transformation, security and collaborative intelligence, and cloud computing.

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