CIOs or CXOs

Air Force factoring spectrum reallocation into integration plans

The service’s integration chief says he is working to ensure uninterrupted joint operations.

Army CIO retires

Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence served as the Army’s CIO for the past two years.

Navy CIO says new efficiencies have saved $100 million so far

New Department of the Navy (DON) information technology efficiencies have so far saved $100 million, a start on what the Navy’s CIO office says its goal to cut $2 billion from the Navy’s overall budget, according to DON Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen.

DISA gets new CIO


DOD's revised social media policy to focus on clarity, security

Defense Department officials are focusing on regulating, not restricting, social media use in a revised social media policy expected to be published later this year.

DOD CIO sets direction for cloud that partners closely with industry

DOD Deputy CIO Dave DeVries on the military cloud.

Mobility central to DOD's future, says deputy CIO

Robert Carey, DOD deputy CIO, discussed the department’s mobile strategies and what lies ahead for the agency in terms of the IT environment at a recent event.

What news I learned at the DISA show: A reporter's notebook

Defense Systems Editor-in-Chief Barry Rosenberg spent three days at the Defense Information Systems Agency customer forum in Tampa the week of May 7 and has more than a few juicy tidbits of information to share.

New Air Force chief of staff announced; new CIO, too

The service has some big personnel moves going on, including Gen. Norton Schwartz passing the baton as the Air Force chief of staff.

IT infrastructure in CONUS barely out of the Stone Age compared to the tactical environment

The Army intends to modernize its stateside operations with the same network-centric and IT capabilities available to its expeditionary forces in war zones as foreign conflicts wind down, says Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence.

Tech, innovation key to military survival, Takai says

Creative technology management will be critical in government meeting citizens' needs amid challenging budget cuts, the Defense Department CIO said.

Cyber era produces seismic shift in Air Force planning

The push for cyber superiority is reshaping the Air Force's approaches to planning, spending and training, says the Air Force CIO.

Enterprise e-mail has new transparency, DOD official says

The Army's Enterprise e-mail may be temporarily paused, but it still offers financial clarity and is pushing defense IT innovation, the deputy Army CIO said.

Chopra returns to consulting firm

Former Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra has returned to the firm where he previously spent nearly 10 years.

AFCEA West to assess military at the crossroads

Defense Systems staff will provide detailed coverage of the AFCEA West 2012 conference in San Diego.

State's chief information security officer to lead DHS cybersecurity efforts

The new head of the Homeland Security Department's National Cybersecurity Division will come from the State Department.

Air Force Space Command CIO to get some help

Col. Kimberly Crider set ro rise to general, take role at Space Command.